Combating Food Guilt

As RDs, there’s no doubt in our minds that there’s more than one way to eat healthfully. But there’s also no doubt that eating has become a confusing matter for many people. Consumers receive more messages about food and eating than ever before. Hundreds of advertisements for every food from snacks to breakfast cereals to […]

Mindful Eating Talking Points

It seems that so many people are rushing around these days—working long hours and carting kids around to games, practices, competitions, etc. Does this sound familiar: “I got so caught up in my work that I forgot to eat.”; “I had to stop at a convenience mart for food because I didn’t know I’d be […]

Ethically Marketing Products to Clients

There’s a doctor I know of who, like most physicians, often refers his patients to specialists—RDs, certified diabetes educators, podiatrists, ophthalmologists, cardiologists, etc. But there’s a caveat: This doctor only refers to specialists working outside of his office when he’s in a good financial position. In most cases, if his practice doesn’t offer a service, […]

Creating a Healthy Family

Have you ever gotten home from the grocery store, immediately washed the beautiful plump grapes you just purchased, and then left them on the counter for all to see? What happened next? Or, have you ever returned home from the grocery store and, in a rush, put all the fresh produce in the fridge with […]