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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,...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Why Evidence-Based Nutrition Matters

Back in the days before the internet, when you had to learn from actual books, instead of Google, you really had to dedicate yourself to a topic to be considered an "expert" in that area. You would attend seminars and lectures, or read multiple books and...

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What fruits and veggies should I eat?

People love to make nutrition SUPER complicated. Especially now with the internet, there are so many people creating all of these nutrition "rules" and plans. It doesn't have to be that way! I like to keep things as simple as possible. As a dietitian, I get a lot of...

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Natural Tips for Looking and Feeling Young

Since having a kid, I have noticed many a gray hair popping up that I never had before. Maybe its the lack of sleep and frequent screaming that is causing my grays to finally show up. I am planning on getting some hilights VERY soon to cover up these undesirable...

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