Food and Friends: Heroes Fighting Hunger in the DC Metro Area

by Becky Handley Since childhood, my parents have always taught me and my siblings to be the best we could be – always be nice to people; always work hard and try your best; and, most importantly, always try to leave a positive mark on the world. As I grew older, I kept this thoughtContinue reading “Food and Friends: Heroes Fighting Hunger in the DC Metro Area”

Building Skills to be an RD: Counseling as the Key between Nutrition Knowledge and Patient Outcomes

Imagine a busy weekday: maybe you’re running late and quickly grab something out of the fridge for breakfast. You go to the cafeteria for lunch and pick out the chef’s special, chips, and an orange juice. On the way home, you make a last-minute stop at your favorite fast food restaurant since you have soccerContinue reading “Building Skills to be an RD: Counseling as the Key between Nutrition Knowledge and Patient Outcomes”

The new workplace culture is workplace wellness

By Adam Sachs, Dietetic Intern How would you describe the culture at your work? Maybe with words like “team centered” or “innovative.” But have you heard of a company that establishes health and wellness as one of its core values? I recently had the opportunity to work with the dietitian from FX Studios, a corporate wellnessContinue reading “The new workplace culture is workplace wellness”

Growing Healthy Habits

By Melissa Talley It has been about 15 years since I sat in the miniature chairs and knee-high tables in a low-ceiling elementary school. This past week I not only stepped inside an elementary school for the first time since then but was on the reverse end teaching, conducting, and instructing. My partner Becky andContinue reading “Growing Healthy Habits”