Managing Gastroparesis: A Case Study

When I first met my client for our initial consult, I was startled by how young she appeared. This 30-year-old woman looked just 15 years of age. At 5’2’’ and 87 lbs, she was frail and malnourished—even her voice sounded weak. This young lady was diagnosed with gastroparesis and suffered daily from severe acid reflux […]

Gluten-Free, Low-FODMAP Valentine’s Treats

When we think of Valentine’s Day, we think of candy, flowers, and romantic dinners. However, for those who suffer from food sensitivities, intolerances, or allergies, special occasions are sometimes tainted with anxiety. The nightmare of preset, inflexible restaurant menus and prepackaged gourmet foods without a label can become more than a little complicated, especially for […]

RDs to Watch in 2017

To find out which dietitians will be movers and shakers in 2017, I put out several feelers on dietetic practice group LISTSERVS and some of my RD contact groups. I was absolutely blown away by the response and efforts of so many dietitians. The world of nutrition is ever evolving and RDs are leading the […]

New Year, New Trends

Each new year brings new food and nutrition trends that consumers are excited to explore. And dietitians must stay abreast of these trends so they can be aware of current consumer attitudes and guide clients to develop more healthful eating patterns. Below are five food and nutrition trends for 2017 and ways your clients can […]