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Is a Vegan Diet Right for Your Children

Should Your Kids Go Vegan? A Guide for Health-Conscious Parents In recent years, the popularity of veganism has increased in the United States. According to Agribusiness magazine, in 2014, only one percent of U.S. consumers identified as vegan. By 2017, …

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents You’ve adopted your first dog – congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life, and a very happy moment in your dog’s life. For first-time dog parents, this monumental occasion can also …

What is a Dietitian

What is a Dietitian? A dietitian is not a nutritionist, and a nutritionist is not a dietitian. Although they may sound similar, each profession carries its own unique aspects, privileges and responsibilities. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, …

What is a Nutritionist?

What is a Nutritionist? A nutritionist is not a dietitian. Today’s terminology may be a bit confusing, but Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), which are credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, are not nutritionists. All dietitians are nutritionists, but …

Eating Disorder Recovery Through Food Study

Can Studying Nutrition Benefit Eating Disorder Recovery? Whether you are studying nutrition or not, it is important for everyone to realize that there are no “good” or “bad” foods. Virtually every food can be eaten in moderation. Achieving a healthy …

Health and Wellness Jobs

12 Fulfilling Careers for Health-Conscious Individuals According to one study, over the course of a lifetime, the average American will spend approximately 13 years and two months at work. Shouldn’t you truly enjoy what you are doing, considering you will …

The Connection Between Diet and Productivity

How Food Affects Your Productivity (& What You Can Do About It) Have you heard the saying, “You are what you eat”? While this may seem to be a tired cliché, it is actually quite accurate. The foods (and beverages) …

Can You Become a Registered Dietitian Online?

Becoming a Registered Dietitian Online? Are you thinking about becoming a Registered Dietitian, but prefer to complete your studies online? There are many reasons that students opt to study online instead of on-campus. Some have other commitments, such as families …

How Long Does It Take to Become a Nutritionist

How Long Does It Take to Become a Nutritionist? A licensed nutritionist must complete a certain amount of education and training (and in some cases, experience) before being called “licensed.” Not all states require nutritionists to be licensed, but most …

How Can I Become a Nutritionist Without a Degree?

Can I Become a Nutritionist Without a Degree? Are you interested in working in nutrition and dietetics, but maybe thinking to yourself, “I wonder if I can do this without earning a college degree?” Although many national certification agencies require …