Writing a Book Proposal

If you’re looking to get published, learning to write a book proposal is essential. Many literary agents won’t entertain your idea without one. A book proposal consists of presenting your goals, your book’s purpose, and sample content from the book to an agent so he or she can get a better idea of your writing […]

Nutrient Needs for Vegans

Have a client who wants to go vegan? Great! According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, appropriately planned vegetarian and vegan diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits and prevent certain diseases. Plant-based diets are safe and appropriate for all stages of life, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and older […]

Get Social During National Nutrition Month®

Managing your website, blog, and social media accounts as an RD with a professional online presence takes thoughtful research and planning. Keeping people engaged is a constant challenge, but National Nutrition Month®, with its resources from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, provides you with an array of ideas for new content in March. There’s […]

Counseling Adults With Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability with a defined set of behaviors. A diagnosis of ASD now includes Asperger syndrome, autistic disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. ASD affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. Scientists have yet to figure out what causes ASD and why those with ASD communicate, […]

The Many Faces of Sustainability

Like the word nutrition, sustainability is a loaded term. It can produce an emotional response and be associated with much misunderstanding. When consumers make purchasing decisions, they often focus on a single aspect of nutrition or one component of sustainability. For example, sometimes clients base their assessment of a food’s healthfulness on its sodium or […]