BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON April 15, 2015
With the news media looking for stories 24/7 to boost audience numbers and ratings, sensational headlines dominate both print publications and electronic airwaves. And health and nutrition stories are one of the hottest topics around. Continue Reading
CATEGORIES: Nutrition, Research, Studies
BY Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN ON April 10, 2015
Creating dietary guidelines that address the broad needs of an entire population is a difficult task. Although it’s challenging for experts to agree on one dietary prescription, it's scientifically clear that the human body requires a range of macronutrients and that a variety of food patterns can meet those goals. Continue Reading
CATEGORIES: Conference, Nutrition, Research
BY Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN ON March 23, 2015
Three hundred and sixty-five days a year, registered dietitians (RDs) and registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), like myself, work hard to help people make healthier lifestyle choices, specifically around what to eat. The month of March is an extra special time to focus on the importance of healthy eating and the role of RDs and RDNs in facilitating this goal. Continue Reading
BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON March 5, 2015
Last week I attended a conference alongside fellow nutrition communicators where we delved into the latest research on an array of food topics, most notably sugar and sweeteners. Continue Reading
CATEGORIES: Conferences, Studies
BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON January 20, 2015
Research with animals or using observational data often portrayed sugar as a health risk that wasn't really deserved. But now there's news that's more level-headed about sugar in a late-breaking study that came out at the end of 2014. Continue Reading