Tips for Searching for Your First Job Post-Internship

By Kate Egan / April 25, 2018
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Job searching – the two scariest words for a student about to graduate. There are few things worse than getting questioned by friends and family on how your job seeking is going prior to a graduation from undergrad, grad school, or a dietetic internship. Here are a few tips to keep you from losing your…

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FNCE First-Timer

By Amanda Izquierdo / October 26, 2017

This year marked the Academy’s 100th annual Food & Nutrition Expo & Conference (FNCE), hosted here in our city of Chicago. I feel lucky that I was able to experience FNCE for the first time at home and am thankful that I now have enough bars and snacks to last me until next year. Even…

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Food Fighters For Stress and Sleep

By Liana Akkawi / May 4, 2017
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Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post, fainted in 2008, hit her head on her desk, broke her chin bone, and got five stitches over her right eye.  In 2011, the chief executive from Lloyd’s Banking Group announced that he was taking time off because he was suffering from “extreme fatigue.” In 2015, the CEO…

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The 2017 RD Exam: How to Study Smart & Build Your Confidence

By Maggy Boyd / January 26, 2017
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I began studying for the RD Exam by reading the surplus of “How I Passed the RD Exam” blogs. A plethora of posts telling stories of how different individuals studied and passed the RD Exam, including the common themes of: “Buy Inman’s, don’t over study, and go out for celebratory drinks after your exam.” Fortunately,…

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"We the People": A Beginner’s Guide to Advocacy

By Stephanie Hofhenke / April 22, 2012
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Many people complain, but very few often take action. Operationalizing individual aspirations for the Nation’s priorities can be an intimidating process for beginners, but is crucial to corporate change.

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Nutrition Counseling: How to Help

By Stephanie Hofhenke / March 22, 2012
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How do we, as registered dietitians, inspire and support nutrition behavior change and truly help individuals? Try these 5 reminders to help promote behavior change and not hurt.

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Market Yourself….for FREE!

By Stephanie Hofhenke / September 15, 2011

by Katie Murtha MS, RD, CSSD, LDN Owner of RDKate Sports Nutrition Consulting; It seems budgets are tight all-around, no matter what profession you’re in. Deciding how and to whom you will market yourself or your business can be difficult. However, before you spend hard-earned dollars to get your name out there, consider these marketing…

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Get organized for the fall!

By Stephanie Hofhenke / August 15, 2011

By: Katie Murtha MS, RD ( It’s hard to believe, but summer has flown by and stores are already advertising for going back to school. Whether you work for a company or have started your own, fall is also an important time for rolling out new programs, campaigns, and services that we dietitians have spent all…

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