Holiday Eating With Diabetes

Holidays can be stressful for those living with diabetes. In general, most people want to prepare their family favorites so they can be a special part of holiday celebrations. However, the social and dietary implications of holiday eating can make clients with diabetes feel uncomfortable and left out of the fun. When working with patients […]

Tips for Healthful Slow Cooking

Slow cooking provides opportunities to save time, improves the odds of a healthful meal being served, and promotes higher vegetable intake in both children and adults. Creating slow cooker meals is a great way to help novice cooks become more comfortable in the kitchen, and busy parents can benefit from using a slow cooker to […]

Plant-Based Proteins Rundown

A growing number of people are turning toward a plant-based diet or at least are trying to eat more whole plant foods, which we know can support weight loss, cardiovascular health, and chronic disease prevention. However, one of the biggest questions that many people still have is how to obtain sufficient protein sans animal products. […]

7 Essential Website Components

It’s an exciting time to be a dietitian. Advances in digital communication provide novel opportunities to use our expertise in ways that didn’t exist when I first became an RD. At the same time, those advances make our active online presence a necessity. With so many uncredentialed nutrition experts bombarding consumers with confusing and often […]

Developing Recipes for Brands

Developing recipes for consumer brands is different from creating and developing your own personal recipes. You are representing the brand, the product, and yourself. I’ve been developing recipes for a major brand for the last 10 years and have learned a lot along the way. Here are three things RDs should consider when developing recipes […]