I wanted to take some time to discuss a pet peeve of mine in the field of nutrition, and that is the misleading marketing tricks used to sell unneeded or unproven products and supplements. As a future-dietitian, I often get asked about what supplements are effective at this or that, and after learning more about the current state of the supplement industry, I feel that this is an important subject to shed some light on.
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For this month’s Dietitian Dish blog post, we will be discussing dieting and weight and how it relates to “health” (picture me doing air quotes, as health is a term that means different things for different people). Essentially, promoting diet and weight is subsequently influencing disordered eating and eating disorders.
There can be a lot of confusion around the difference between locally grown and organically grown products. The differences between these products are important to understand, as both have unique context and benefits.
Welcome back, Mountaineers! I hope everyone is off to a great start to the spring term. With the start of a new year and semester, I wanted to take some time to discuss a new program we are offering, remind everyone of some nutrition resources on campus and talk about all thing’s nutrition.
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