A Nutrition Student’s Top 5 Tips for Healthy Living

Taking the knowledge I’ve gained over the past year, plus the knowledge I’ve had from my own interests, what are my top tips for staying healthy?

That’s a fantastic question, and one which, as a Wellness Coach at the Y, I get a lot of. Achieving good health for both the body and the mind is something that is as complex as it is simple. Its complex because there is truly no one bit of advice that is universal for achieving good health. Proper nutrition, exercise, and mental clarity are the general tenants, but they can each be tailored to an individual in addressing that individual’s needs. This is why you, as either a nutrition professional or reader interested in health and nutrition, have to make sure you assess the client or yourself before giving or taking specific advice. This is why doctors and dietitians as well as other medical professionals should work in concert when addressing the growing health problems in both the US and around the world. But this would venture into a different topic which I think I might discuss in another blog post if you’re interested.

Anyways, back to the topic.

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Dietitians can’t cook – says who?!

How many of you really think us dietitians or dietitians-to-be can’t?

Hello everybody! I hope you all had a great week last week. It was definitely a very busy one for me to say the least. The project I’m about to share with you absolutely dominated my schedule and left me little time to do much else in the way of classwork for other classes that I desperately needed to do. But oh well. This project was way too much fun so I didn’t mind at all. But moving along…

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Eating Well, Short on Time

Hello everybody! I hope you all had a great weekend. Now it’s back to the daily grind, and boy is this week going to be a busy one. On Friday I have my final Food Science project where we’re creating an entire luncheon party for members of my school’s faculty. It should be a ton of fun, but as with all big projects most of the week is going to be devoted to that amongst other things. Not to mention we only have 3 weeks of classes left!
Anyways, today I thought I’d continue expanding on this little series I inadvertently created when I posted my grocery haul a couple weeks back. This week we’re talking about how you can still eat well, even when you’re short on time. Aside from money, time is another huge constraint that gets in people’s way of eating healthily.

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