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10 Tips for Healthy Air Travel

July 29, 2016 Kate Moran

Summer is in full swing, school is out and work isn't quite as busy as usual. It's time to get out of town for a summer vacation — but don't let your healthy habits fall

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What You Can Learn at the Grocery Store

July 28, 2016 Lily Darbishire

During my dietetic internship I had the opportunity to complete a six-week rotation with retail dietitians at a local grocery store in Springfield, Mo. In this rotation, I focused on the local rural community. In

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The Virtue Every Intern Must Learn

“What makes me different? What makes me stand out?” For nutrition and dietetics majors, you might find yourself asking these questions when preparing for that important internship interview. These are questions only you know the

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Slow Cooker Greek Shrimp and Rice

July 18, 2016 Kitty Broihier

Greek flavors are so fresh and tasty, and using the slow cooker is so easy! If you've never cooked seafood in the slow cooker before, this recipe is a great introduction. I used smaller, frozen

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My Summer of Nutrition Advocacy in D.C.

July 14, 2016 Taylor Aasand

Right now is a crucial time for nutrition advocacy. Why? Because Child Nutrition Reauthorization is a year behind schedule. The most recent legislation is the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010! I recently attended

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The Case for Eating by the Seasons

July 8, 2016 Jessica Corwin

It's official: it's finally summer. It's a welcome time to cherish sand castles at the beach, hikes through the woods, cool drinks on the deck and, of course, fantastically fresh food. I live in Michigan, and

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4 Tips for Preparing Presentations

July 7, 2016 Olivia Massa

When you're a dietetic student or intern — or doing anything, really — preparing for a presentation builds confidence not only in your public speaking skills, but also in your overall knowledge on the subject.

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How to Get Iron from Plant Sources

July 6, 2016 Jessica Cording

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies worldwide. It is associated with poor diet, blood loss and malabsorptive disorders. Even the U.S. has high rates, though iron deficiency is usually related to conditions that cause

July-August 2016

AllergyEats (Version 2.0.4)

July 1, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App AllergyEats was created to reduce the anxiety associated with eating out with food allergies. Though not all cities are fully represented, AllergyEats can make it easier to find allergy-friendly restaurants throughout

July-August 2016

FoodKeeper (Version 3.0.0)

July 1, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App FoodKeeper is a well-designed pocket reference from the USDA that helps answer the common food question: Is that still good? The app provides details on how to store, pack, cook and