Book Review: How a Family Garden Can Nourish Your Life

My colleague Jen Haugen is a mom first, a dietitian second. I certainly can relate to that. Since becoming a mother twenty two years ago, I have always noted “mom” as my primary role and identity. I may not be … Continue reading

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Love-fest in Boston

 Look out Boston, you are about to be bombarded with about 10,000 Foodies and Nutrition Nerds. Every October the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics holds their annual Food and Nutrition conference and expo: FNCE® for short. For many dietitians like … Continue reading

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Up Close to Biotech – GM May Not be What You Think It Is

I was recently invited to a workshop about farming and technology, sponsored by the Monsanto company. My travel, hotel and meals were covered, however I was not compensated, nor paid to write this blog or any other social media communication.   … Continue reading

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Podcasts Worth a Listen

Several of my colleagues have been putting together podcasts to help consumers understand topics revolving around diet, food, and lifestyles. Podcasts are a great media choice to deliver information in a light, personal, and informal way. As podcasts become more … Continue reading

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National Nutrition Month® 2015

March is National Nutrition Month®, a special month when registered dietitians-nutritionists (RDNs) send out extra special messages to consumers about healthy eating and lifestyle. Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chooses a campaign theme. This year’s theme: “Bite … Continue reading

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Overprocessed Information: Food Fights in the Exhibit Hall

I really enjoy attending my national associations annual conference. Every year I peruse the exhibits, passing by some booths, and stopping at others. I pick up some written material (new product info, or nutrition profiles) and also pick up some … Continue reading

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