What exactly IS a Registered Dietitian? And how does being a dietitian differ from a nutritionist? Many folks confuse these titles or even incorrectly use them interchangeably. Don’t let the confusion of credentials fool you; learn the difference between a registered dietitian and a nutritionist in order to confidently select the correct expert for you!
What is a Registered Dietitian?
A Registered dietitian, or RD for short, is a food and nutrition expert responsible for translating the science of nutrition into everyday practical...
The weather in Chicago today has been completely unpredictable. With the Bears game delayed, the rain coming down, and a tornado warning in effect, I decided to keep cozy with some soup!
Classic French Onion Soup is one of my favorite winter comfort foods. Yes, even dietitians enjoy comfort food once in a while in…in moderation of course. In my defense, it has been over 2 years since I last made this soup!
While most recipes for French onion soup start out with loads of butter to help brown the onions, I prefer to simply...
Happy Friday! With the holidays soon approaching, what will YOU be getting the food blogger in your life this year?
Here are a couple unique ideas!
Colorful Ceramic Measuring Spoons – These make a great addition to any food photograph. I love these Polka Dot Spoons as well as all of these options from World Market.
DSLR Camera – Nothing will make you feel more professional, than a high quality camera. I use a Canon Rebel that I absolutely adore.
Food Experience – Food or wine tours make great blog posts! Check out Chicago Food Planet...
Wondering how to become a dietitian? You’re not alone. I am constantly receiving emails and phone calls from prospective students wanting to interview me and pick my brain about how I got my start as a Chicago dietitian and what advice I can give to aspiring dietitians. Finally I decided to put it down all on paper…err…blog post. Here’s my story.
My career as a Registered Dietitian began back in college. As my final year of college at Loyola University of Chicago was approaching, I was contemplating my next...