Dietetics in Action

  • How to Make the Most of Volunteering Your Services

    04/01/2016 - At first glance, volunteerism seems pretty straightforward: you donate your nutrition expertise and skills to causes that make the world a better place. You do it because giving back to your community is the right thing to do.

  • 4 Tips to Help Your Clients Fuel Up for Winter Activities

    01/26/2016 - Winter has arrived, and while many people look forward to the cold weather for skiing and other outdoor activities, others head indoors until spring, cutting down on their opportunities for the exercise they need.

  • Restaurant Rock Stars

    11/06/2015 - In an effort to help bridge what many feel is a gap between nutrition and food, more registered dietitian nutritionists are headed back to the kitchen — even culinary school — in hopes of starting a food blog, writing a cookbook or teaching healthy cooking classes in their communities.

  • Nutrition for Inmates

    10/01/2015 - The Federal Bureau of Prisons manages approximately 207,000 inmates across 122 institutions and will serve an estimated 227 million meals during the year. That's a lot of individuals to feed, and nutritional management of the prison population isn't taken lightly.

  • 10 Things You Can Do Now to Be a Better RDN

    09/25/2015 - Are you socially engaged? When is the last time you sat down and read through the latest research abstracts in your field? These are just two things you can do to make sure you're the best RDN you can be!

  • Home Canning

    09/18/2015 - Canning is one way to make the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors last beyond the growing season, but without proper handling and know-how, some food preserving projects can turn into a hotbed for bacteria and foodborne illness. Here is how to preserve the harvest safely.