To say that I was a picky eater as a child would be a massive understatement. I started out fairly easy to please, but as I moved from toddlerhood into childhood, the number of foods I was willing to put in my mouth started to rapidly decline. Tomatoes? Too squishy. Milk? Not going to happen. … Continue reading Child Nutrition: Media Resources for Parents
“Mindful eating.” This term has cropped up ever more increasingly in the nutrition world. In fact, there is a series on this blog all about mindful eating, and I, myself, have used the term in a few of my writings. However, recently I stumbled upon an article that stated more and more scientists are calling … Continue reading Marketing Mindfulness
If you, like myself, are at all interested in the fields of nutrition and health, you may have at some point come across the term “wellness guru.” Often times this term precedes some kind of nutritional or health suggestion given by one of said gurus, such as, wellness guru Jane Doe recommends such and such … Continue reading Nutrition and the Media #13: What Even Is a Wellness Guru?
With the rise of social media and reality television, we now more than ever can take an intimate look into the lives of celebrities, whether they be singers, actors or are just famous for being famous. We know what clothes they buy, what exercises they do, what makeup they use and what they eat. However, … Continue reading Nutrition in the Media #12: Celebrity Is As Celebrity Does
Before I went back to school to study dietetics, I received a B.A. in philosophy, and was working in a government office that specialized in ethics law. I was considering going back to school to obtain a graduate degree in public policy, so I began doing some online research into various public policy programs and … Continue reading Nutrition and the Media #11: A Blog about Blogs
Previously in this series I have written about various forms of media that can be utilized to access information about nutrition. However, I have yet to cover one of my personal favorites: podcasts. When I began working after graduation from my undergraduate program I was confronted with a dramatic increase in my travel time. I … Continue reading Nutrition and the Media #10: Listen to This
This past week I turned twenty-seven years old, which makes me just two years older than the World Wide Web. Being just two years older than the internet means that I don’t really remember a time when it didn’t exist. True, I had to deal with the pain of dial-up when I was younger, but … Continue reading Nutrition and the Media (#9)