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5 Lessons Learned as a New Grad

5 Lessons Learned as a New Grad

Isn’t it unbelievable how fast a year goes by? It’s been one year since I completed my dietetic internship (well, fourteen months to be exact). To be quite honest I still feel sometimes like I’m fresh out of my dietetic internship and just jumping in […]

Dietitian Day in the Life (Clinical)

Dietitian Day in the Life (Clinical)

I’m sure you’re all familiar with “What I Eat in a Day” or “What I Ate Wednesday” type blog posts. Well, I decided to start a similar series of posts called “Dietitian Day in the Life” where I’ll take you along through photos of a […]

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

I recently posted a lengthy response to people asking me if I think they should make a career change to become a Registered Dietitian. I get that question a lot. Another question I encounter frequently online and in my work is along the lines of  “So […]

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

There was a time in my life when I would have done anything to try a pint of Arctic Zero or Halo Top Creamery brand ice cream. Back when I too thought healthy meant weighing less, low-calorie, or made with “clean” ingredients. Around that same […]

Becoming a Registered Dietitian: What You Should Know

Becoming a Registered Dietitian: What You Should Know

One of the most frequent questions I’ve received over the years on my path to becoming a dietitian goes a little something like this: “I’ve become really interested in food/nutrition/health and I’m thinking about switching my major/going back to school to become a Registered Dietitian. […]