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Registered Dietitians

8 Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips Registered Dietitians Swear By

SELF | Posted 06.30.2016 | Taste

Step 1: Shop with a plan. For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Healthy eating starts with choosing the right ingredients--it's way easier to make a nutritious ...

Top 3 Things to Include in Your Employee Wellness Program

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

Are you constantly searching for the next best thing to include in your employee wellness program? Search no further! Extensive research now provides ...

16 Dietitians Share How They Get Back on Track After Overeating

SELF | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Here, 16 registered dietitians explain the physical, mental, and nutritional moves you can make after you eat too much, based on what actually works for them.

Souping: Yet Another Dead End Dieting Trend

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

Voted one of the most popular diet trends of 2016, souping has taken the nation by storm. I'm left scratching my head as to why? Personally, I like my soup as a side to something else -- like a plate full of food that hasn't been deprived of its need to be chewed.

Corporate Wellness: Why Engagement Isn't Enough

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.19.2017 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

You've tried it all: 30 day challenges, weight loss competitions, 5k runs, recipe contests, and more. Despite trying every idea you can possibly think...

The Best 10 Nutrition Tips From Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

I decided to interview 10 dietitians across the country who are influential movers and shakers in the nutrition and dietetics field. I asked them for the advice that they not only provide to their clients, but also practice in their own lives. So let's now introduce these nutrition experts with their top nutrition recommendations.

The Secret to Successful Wellness Programs

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

While studies continue to emerge regarding best practices for employee engagement, one thing is clear; Prevention is effective and has become the nucleus of wellness programs. But how do we ensure the prevention programs we are putting into place will work?

Don't Let Food Industry Stir the Pot

Pam Koch | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Pam Koch

We can help all of our citizens have a healthier and more productive future when we let science and public health, and not food industry, cook up our food policy.

Get Your Nutrition Information Here!

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

Do you try your best to be healthy and eat nutritious food but find it challenging to sift through the barrage of nutrition information? Do not worry!...

Surprisingly Simple Strategies Nutritionists Swear By

Julie Upton | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Dietitians follow nutrition research, and our recommendations always stem from human clinical trials conducted at reputable universities and published in top-tier medical journals.

This Top Nutritionist Knows Why Monday Is the Best Day to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Diana K. Rice | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Diana K. Rice

And while some parents may balk at the idea of corralling the kids into the kitchen after a long first day of the week, starting the week off by engaging in this habit is well worth the effort.

Why The Makers of Animal Growth Hormones Shouldn't Control the Hunger Debate

Andy Bellatti | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green
Andy Bellatti

As long as the conversation about world hunger continues to center around -- and be dominated by -- the myth that we are not growing enough food, we can expect the problem to get worse.

5 Myths About Trendy Nutrition Fads, Busted

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

Don't be fooled by big talk with scientific terms thrown in! Instead, rely on evidence-based nutrition information and reliable nutrition information sources backed by registered dietitians to help you differentiate nutrition fact from fiction.

Don't Hide the Candy!

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

As an all-or-nothing society, we push ourselves to accomplish unachievable goals and fail miserably rather than maintain a sense of balance and moderation. Consider diets in general. We automatically assume they are temporary because we recognize it is impossible to completely restrict oneself forever. Instead, consider making small changes over time.

Facts on Fat

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

Remember, not all fats are bad! Eliminating all fats from your diet will result in missing out on essential nutrients found in unsaturated fats.

There's No "U" in Corporate Wellness

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

While the intention to fund corporate wellness is praiseworthy, the lack of employee health care cost reduction as a result of using non-evidence-based programs will lead to diminished support for wellness programs over time.

Clarity in the Confusion of Corporate Wellness Programs

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Krista Yoder Latortue

By partnering with Registered Dietitians, HR personnel can help reduce their own stress, confusion, and anxiety in finding and implementing the right corporate wellness nutrition program.

One-Size Nutrition Profession Doesn't Fit All

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

More and more, health professionals from varied fields put their energies, time and money toward gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to effectively embrace the power of nutrition. But astonishingly, health professionals with nutrition tools to reverse chronic health conditions are gagged in many states.

The Latest McFib: Our Food Is Healthy

Andy Bellatti | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Last week, in what is yet another example of Big Food's symbiotic relationship with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, McDonald's Director of Nutrition spoke to her fellow colleagues at the Utah Dietetic Association meeting about the chain's new "healthy initiatives."