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Community Nutrition Workshops in Denver

A few months back I wrote a grant for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics so that I could present a nutrition lecture on ways to get the most out of our produce and waste less food. Including myself, there are 25 KidsEatRight Heroes across the US presenting a lecture titled: Tossed Treasures. How We Can All Waste Less Food. I'm lucky to have been awarded this opportunity so that I can educate the community members of Denver, CO and will be presenting at: Colorado Community College- June 2, 2016 @ 9:30am (passed) Boulder Running Company, Denver- June 16, 2016 @ 6:00pm These are the first 2 of many presentations I hope to give on this topic. I also have a variety of other nutrition topics

14 Potential Job Pursuits for Future Dietitians

The internship is making it really hard for me to decide what I want to do when I become an RD, and I'm going to guess that I'm not alone on this, either. There are, literally, at least 14 topics/fields/ whatever you want to call it that I want to become an expert in: 1. Sports Nutrition- becoming a CPT, then acquiring the CSSD is one of my goals. 2. Nutrition Education-Getting my MS in Applied Nutrition so that way I can become a professor just so I can excite students about the field and be a Nutrition Club Advisor, and maybe someday a DI Director. 3. Research- Going for a PhD so that way I can really research on women's nutrition and endocrine function (ex: Menstrual Irregularities, Thyr

Eating Right Throughout the Life Span: Medical Nutrition Therapy Post

Disclaimer: This is a medical nutrition therapy-heavy post and a reflection of a day in the life of a Dietetic Intern. Nutrition is important all throughout the life span. I felt like celebrating it's importance by sharing a bit of what I learned when treating both ends of the spectrum: the Older Adult and Pediatric/Infant populations. Older Adult Nutrition I'm currently interning at a long term care facility. There are two long-term care wings and a rehabilitation wing. Most of the residents are above the age 65, a lot of them are in their 80's-90's. My preceptor stressed to me that in the older adult population, quality of life is one of the highest priorities for the residents. This coul

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