About

Behavioral Health Nutrition (BHN) is a Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Our mission is to provide resources and support which empower BHN members to excel in the areas of addictions, eating disorders, intellectual & developmental disabilities, and mental health. Within those specialties, we strive to optimize the physical and cognitive health of those we serve through nutrition education and behavioral health counseling.

This is our student blog, BHN Students, which was created for our students by our students. All of our articles are are original contributions by BHN student members, and we are very proud of that! We work hard to give our students plenty of opportunity to learn, grow, share, and volunteer.

If you are a student member and would like to contribute to the blog, or learn about other opportunities within BHN, send an email to studentliaisoncommittechair@bhndpg.org. In your email, be sure to include a bit of information about yourself so our Student Liaison can place you correctly.

BHN website: http://www.bhndpg.org/

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Improving Behavior in Preschoolers through Nutrition

by Kathleen Aguzzi I’ve always been outspoken about my passion for nutrition. I had been working at a preschool as a teacher’s assistant for a year before the director approached me concerned about their meal calendar. The director noticed that after years of running this business, more and more kids were struggling with behavioral disorders. … Continue reading Improving Behavior in Preschoolers through Nutrition

The Four-Year Field Trip

by Felecia Dispense My children, active-duty military husband, and I have been immersed in the Italian culture through cuisine, travel, and even through education since November of 2014. For many Americans, the word “Italian” is typically synonymous with “food.” I can honestly say, this is something I still personally agree with, but within a much grander … Continue reading The Four-Year Field Trip

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