We know that February is all about hearts, but now that Valentine’s Day is over, let’s turn our attention from heart-shaped candies to our actual, blood pumping hearts! February is American Heart Month. As many of you know, heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the U.S.; therefore, it is important that we help our clients incorporate heart-healthy behaviors into their lifestyles.
November is National Diabetes Month and a great time to realize what it may feel like to live as a person with diabetes. Check out ways you can empathize and encourage your patients as well as decrease the stigma surrounding diabetes.
Fall is full of seasonal fruits and vegetables that can provide nutrients as well as flavor during the autumn months. Check out these tips to achieve the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables in the fall and winter!
Spring is here, which means outside events, sports, and other activities are in full swing. Busyness often makes planning a healthy dinner a regretful afterthought. With a little preparation, there are easy and quick ways you can get a balanced meal in front of your family even on busy nights.
Forty percent of food in America gets trashed every year, often because people buy too much, cook meals that are too big, or don’t store food properly. Let’s talk about ways to stop wasting so much by making your grocery trips more efficient, keeping your pantry and refrigerator organized, and using “food scraps” that you would normally toss.
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is to “Go Further with Food”. Preparing foods that “go further” at home and within the community can not only have a positive impact on your health, but can positively influence public health and environmental health as well.
On June 25rd and 26th 12 TAND members traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Public Policy Workshop (PPW) on behalf of all Tennessee RDN/LDNs. Our lobbying efforts focused on advocating for the “Value of Nutrition Services in Prevention and Treatment”. Click to read more.
With summer heat comes lazy days soaking by the pool, spending time at the beach, or hanging out at amusement parks. As you pack for your favorite hot weather activities, remember these tips to help you stay cool and hydrated.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Find a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist online referral service allows you to search a national database of Academy members for the exclusive purpose of finding a qualified registered dietitian nutritionist or food and nutrition practitioner who is right for you.