Thank You SLU Nutrition Department, for an Amazing 4 Years

It's graduation season! Beware of large crowds wearing caps and gowns, greeting card aisles, and any large arenas. I am one of the many college students who graduated this May, and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my experiences over the past 4 years. As I'm sure many of you know, I …

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How My Relationship With Food Has Changed After Studying Nutrition

Maybe this is just the nutrition weirdo in me, but I consider a person's relationship with food to be extremely important. Not just for health reasons, but also because it defines how you perceive the innate human activity of eating, which is something we spend a lot of time doing. If we're being honest, our …

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What is a Registered Dietitian?

If you read my post a few weeks ago, you might be wondering, what is a registered dietitian, or RD, and what exactly do they do?  The name alone may be pretty self explanatory to you, but you'd be surprised by the number of people who've asked me what a dietitian does. A registered dietitian, …

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My Mental Health Story & How It Led Me to Nutrition

Let me start from the beginning. I'll try not to bore you with all of the details, but in order to understand where I am now, I think you need to know where it all started. My sophomore year of high school, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder, though I've been experiencing …

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