What about Private Practice?

The decision to open a private practice as a dietitian can feel overwhelming. Will you accept insurance? Will you establish and strictly enforce a cancellation policy? What about branding? These are the kinds of questions that may not have been discussed during your undergraduate degree or dietetic internship but are vital to launching your new…

Understanding Athletes and Eating Disorders

A destructive myth runs rampant and widely unchallenged among athletic communities. Its underlying assumptions, unspoken yet pervasive, endanger the mental, physical, social, and emotional health of our athletes. The misconception is this: more slender physique equals more competitive performance. Nothing could be further from the truth.  When athletes fixate on shrinking their bodies, the risk…

Yoga & Mindfulness: Keys to Healthier Food & Body Relationships

This post was written and submitted by EDRDpro member Caroline L. Young, MS, RD, LD, RYT. Connect with Caroline at caroyoung1121@yahoo.com or on her website at http://www.thewholeyogird.com Ever since I knew I was going to become a registered dietitian (RD), I dreamt of merging my yoga background with my nutrition expertise – a fusion of Eastern…

ARFID: A Personal and Professional Perspective

This post was written and submitted by Kailey Adkins. Connect with Kailey on Instagram and Facebook @thedisordereddietitan or online at https://thedisordereddietitian.weebly.com/ Hello All! This post will provide some background on, as well as my personal experience with avoidant restrictive food intake disorder. “Let’s start at the beginning, a very good place to start” The Sound…

Beyond Intention: Impact Matters When Talking About Weight Science

This post was written and submitted by Hannah Frazee. Hannah is a junior at the University of Iowa who is rooted in the Health at Every Size paradigm and is especially interested in studying how systemic oppression impacts health outcomes. You can connect with her on Instagram at @haesrd2be Health at Every Size (HAES) practitioners…