Tag: dietetics

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

People with Celiac Disease often don’t find relief after simply following a gluten-free diet. This can be for a variety of reasons. Often people with Celiac ask themselves if they should follow a nightshade-free diet too. What are Nightshades? You might know nightshades to be…

What the Fructan? – Are you Keeping your Gut Happy and Healthy?

What the Fructan? – Are you Keeping your Gut Happy and Healthy?

As old health trends are retiring and new ones are growing, I am sure by now you’ve heard of fructans. In fact, you’ve probably heard of them and thought… What the Fructan? (No? Bad joke? My apologies, I just had to!) But really, we’ve heard of probiotics, we’ve heard of prebiotics, and now this new term is being thrown around?

I Tried Intermittent Fasting and Here’s What Happened

I Tried Intermittent Fasting and Here’s What Happened

Why in the world would anyone let themselves stay hungry for hours at a time? Seriously, why would anyone choose to go into a state of fasting on purpose? Under the guidance of a Registered Dietitian, I tried intermittent fasting and here’s what happened!

Becoming a Dietetic Technician – A Reflection on the Process

Becoming a Dietetic Technician – A Reflection on the Process

I am a Dietetic Technician, and my path to becoming a dietetic technician involved a lot of work. The work I put into my certification and credentialing is why I am qualified to educate people on food and nutrition topics.

Use 30-Second Sound Bites to Promote yourself and your Profession

Use 30-Second Sound Bites to Promote yourself and your Profession

30-Second Sound Bites 30-second sound bites are an amazing way to communicate your brand and skills. The Dietetic Profession is one that is slowly starting to gain more awareness nationally. Despite the increase in awareness, many still don’t understand what dietetic professionals do and why…