Ana Reisdorf, MS, RD

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Food Trends 2019: Hydration Nation

Food Trends 2019: Hydration Nation

Here is our sixth article in our Food Trends for 2019 series. In this series, we will discuss what we think of the hottest food trends from a Registered Dietitian’s perspective. Are these food trends here to stay or will they be gone next year like many one hit...

Food Trends 2019: There is a fungus among us

Food Trends 2019: There is a fungus among us

Here is our fifth article in our Food Trends for 2019 series. In this series, we will discuss what we think of the hottest food trends from a Registered Dietitian’s perspective. Are these food trends here to stay or will they be gone next year like many one hit...

Lupus Cookbook: Kitchen Must-Haves

Lupus Cookbook: Kitchen Must-Haves

Even though I have been a writer for a long time, I have never written a book. Earlier this year, a publisher approached me to write a cookbook called "The Lupus Cookbook: 125+ Anti-inflammatory Recipes to Live Well With Lupus". I have written a bit on autoimmune...

Food Trends for 2019

Food Trends for 2019

As the end of 2018 approaches (crazy right?), I am already starting to research what the upcoming food trends for 2019. A great place to start to see what will be hot next year is at the Natural Products Expo. The most recent one took place this past weekend in...

Career Dreams for the Registered Dietitian

Career Dreams for the Registered Dietitian

When I was a nutrition student, I had a lot of dreams about how my career would pan out as an RD. I would help patients lose 1000s of pounds. I would write the next nutrition best seller. I would create a new way of thinking about diet that no one had ever thought of,...

What its really like being a Registered Dietitian

What its really like being a Registered Dietitian

Thinking of pursuing a Registered Dietitian career? I wanted to share this post about the realities of being a Registered Dietitian. I had some challenging and upsetting moments this week, in regards to how people perceive my profession, so I thought I would use my...

“What the Health” and the Religion of Nutrition

“What the Health” and the Religion of Nutrition

A somewhat controversial outlook on the documentary "What the Health" from Netflix. It's 5:15am and I am sitting at my computer after being woken up from a deep sleep filled with rage. I will admit, I am regularly full of rage these days likely related to the...

5 Tips to Start Writing

5 Tips to Start Writing

In my last post, I talked about finding time to write. The more I am learning about the process of writing, the more I realize it is really about creating a writing habit. Sit down, at the same time daily, and do it. There really is no secret. But, let's say you...

How to Find Time for Writing

How to Find Time for Writing

Good writing takes time and finding time for writing can be a major challenge. Yes, there are many resources out there to help you become a faster writer. A tip I have heard is to just type, as quickly as possible, without editing as you go along, just to get the...

The Writer’s Diet

The Writer’s Diet

I read once that you should never exclusively wear elastic-waist pants because you can get quite fat before realizing if you never have to put on real pants. I am telling you this, as I sit here in my elastic waist pants. Although, I do plan on putting on real pants...