Getting to know The Gluten Free RD: Rachel’s only just Begun

Prologue: As you may know, Rachel is one of the newest additions to the media spokesperson team at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  At our training last April, I had the pleasure of meeting Rachel in person.  We hit it off famously!  Seriously, I couldn’t explain it if I tried, but suffice it to…

A (Food Network) Star is Born: Ellie Krieger

Photo credit: Lisa Houlgrave Prologue: I met Ellie at the Kids Eat Right Summit in Napa this past March and was thrilled when she agreed to let me interview her for my new blog.  As we talked and I learned more about her background, I could really relate to her stories about growing up in…

Zied’s Guiding Principles: Elisa Shares Her Story

Spotlight On: Elisa Zied Prologue: I had the pleasure of meeting Elisa at a nutrition conference a few months ago.  She had written a blog about giving up diet cola and I was dying to ask her about it since I have similar “issues.”  I had so much fun talking with her that I decided…

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Guide

The food and nutrition experts of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are the best source of timely, accurate and reliable information on eating well. Effectively communicating your knowledge and your expertise is one of the most important things any AND member can do to promote your Association, your profession and yourself. Download the file by…

Professionally Speaking: A Story of Courage and Charisma

Center Stage: Dr. Jo Lichten Prologue: I met Dr. Jo about 5 or 6 years ago when she came to speak to the Illinois Dietetic Association. We ended up sitting next to each other at lunch and struck up a conversation. Dr. Jo is so easy to talk to and connect with! Whenever I see…

A Passion for Writing Leads to Articles in Major Magazines

Featuring: Karen Ansel Prologue: I met Karen Ansel about a year ago at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Nutrition News Forecast meeting, when I first became a spokesperson for the Academy. I was impressed by her poise and kindness, and needless to say, her writing reputation had preceded her. You see, Karen writes articles…


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ABOUTI’m the Guilt-Free RD® – “Because food shouldn’t make you feel bad!™”;. So, on my Food for Thought blog I’m exploring the secret ingredients needed to enjoy your food with health in mind.  I’m also a “Dietitian Enthusiast” so I’m showcasing interviews with dietitians.  My “How To” Series shares practical advice to help boost communication skills and gain more visibility, influence and success.

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