March - National Nutrition Month!

Happy National Nutrition Month!!!
Wow-a whole month dedicated to nutrition. I am one happy "RD" in training.

Check out this site for a list of Good Nutrition Reads

Also, check out eatright.org/nnm/ for lots of great tools and tips to help you live a healthier lifestyle.

As a future RD, I feel compelled to post the following. I can't believe in less than 8 weeks I will be eligible for the National RD exam and will one day (hopefully mid-summer) be part of this elite group of professionals:
Who is a Registered Dietitian?
Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. The expertise, training and credentials that back a registered dietitian are vital for promoting positive lifestyle choices
Trust a Registered Dietitian
When you need food and nutrition information based on fact or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease— rely on qualified professionals in the field.
Registered dietitians draw on their experience to develop a personalized
nutrition plan for individuals of all ages. They are able to separate facts from fads and translate nutritional science into information you can use. A
registered dietitian can put you on the path to lowering weight, eating healthfully and reducing your risk of chronic disease.
Registered dietitians know the science of nutrition. They have degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected,
accredited colleges and universities.
Looking for a Registered Dietitian?
When you need trusted, accurate, timely and practical nutrition advice, seek the services of a registered dietitian.
To find a registered dietitian in your area, visit www.eatright.org and click on “Find a Registered Dietitian.”

I just have to share my super delicious and refreshing carrot, ginger and pineapple slaw...YUM!! BTW-it's packed with anti-inflammatory foods!!

Carrot, Ginger, Pineapple Slaw
Equal parts shredded carrots, chopped pineapple and shredded green delicious apple (about 1 cup each)
2-3 tsp shaved raw ginger
2 tsp brown sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice

1. mix together and refrigerate