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The Registered Dietitian Lens I Look Through -- National Registered Dietitians Day by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 3:35pm I have been a Registered Dietitian for 25 years. That's a quarter century. But you can't tell it by looking at me (at least I don't think so), most likely because I practice what I preach, although I prefer the phrase, I walk the talk. My career as an RD has been quite varied -- possibly more so than for many other dietitians. I am sure that it' ... Read on »
Food For Thought... Talking Nutrition With a Registered Dietitian by Madsweat Health Maven Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 12:18pm Vitamin K:  Another Reason To Eat Your Vegetables  Vitamin K is a unique fat-soluble vitamin that plays many roles throughout the body.  If you or a family member has ever been on a blood thinner, you likely know of vitamin K for its clotting properties.  Aside from the role vitamin K has in clotting blood, it is also involved in bone ... Read on »
Acne Cure Advice From A Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian And Licensed Esthetician by Fran K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 7:18am Occasionally it’s nice to hear from the certified experts …I know a lot about the skin and acne but I don’t have a certificate or degree to prove it. My friend Carmina is a nutritionist / registered dietitian and a licensed esthetician and very kindly volunteered to write a guest article for High on Health on her experiences with her own battle w ... Read on »
In Honor of Registered Dietitians Day: A Brief history of Dietetics by rebeccasubbiah Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 4:25am The word diet stems from the Greek Diaita meaning way of life. Teachings of Nutrition and how it relates to health date back to ancient times, the Egyptian Imhotep made accounts of food being used as medicine some 6000 years ago. The Ancient Chinese Emperor Huang Ti and the Indian Ayurevedic traditions also document the use of nutrition as p ... Read on »
Top Ten Reasons to Consult a Registered Dietitian by Diana Y. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 2:46pm Top Ten Reasons Why Consulting with a Registered Dietitian Can Benefit You 1. You have diabetes, cardiovascular problems or high blood pressure. An RD serves as an integral part of your health-care team by helping you safely change your eating plan without compromising taste or nutrition. 2. You are thinking of having or have had g ... Read on »
In Honor of National Registered Dietitian Day by Kelly Moltzen Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:55pm On this second annual National Registered Dietitian Day, March 11, 2009, RD's on the blogosphere everywhere have come together for a "blogfest" to get the word out about the great work that RD's do. While I am not yet a Registered Dietitian, I plan to be within the next few years and definitely know and respect their work. I am a member of the A ... Read on »
How to celebrate being a new registered dietitian by Kara L. Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 4:00am I have exciting news to share with you all today…I am officially a registered dietitian! A registered dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert who has met requirements set by the American Dietetics Association to earn the RD credential. To become a registered dietitian, you must have at least a bachelor’s degree with requ ... Read on »
National Registered Dietitian Day! by Nicole G Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 9:14am This is my very first Registered Dietitian Day since becoming a RD! The day makes me think about how long and hard I worked toward achieving my goal of being a RD. It’s nice to have a day to think about your own career. But, more importantly, this day is to help create awareness that the Registered Dietitian is the #1 authority on food! ... Read on »
Registered Dietitians and Weight Loss Counseling by Be Well Posted Tue 13 Dec 2011 12:48pm RD's spend 4 years earning a degree, and another 18 months in hospitals learning about nutrition and related diseases including obesity (you can learn more about what the educational path of a registered dietitian from this previous Be Well post ). There is a new decision to not include registered dietitians as providers of weight loss couns ... Read on »
Happy Registered Dietitian Day! by Andrea A. Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 2:03pm MAR 14 HAPPY REGISTERED DIETITIAN DAY! 3/14/2012 8:33:40 AM by Erin Sund Today marks the 5th annual Registered Dietitian Day—a day to recognize RDs as nutrition advocates and dedicated health professionals. RDs are the food and nutrition experts who … Continue reading → Read on »