RESTORING HEALTH NUTRITION
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Why did you become a RD?
I have a passion for helping people live a healthy life. I became a dietitian, because the field of Nutrition will help me to achieve my goals and passion.
What area of dietetics do you work in?
I own and operate a private practice. I also teach group Diabetes Self Management class.
How would you explain what you do?
I teach a diabetes self management class and I encourage participants to take charge of their diabetes. There is a sense of fulfillment when I see participants being more knowledgeable and empowered in taking charge of their diabetes. I also provide them with useful resources in the community.
What are your 'typical' daily/weekly tasks?
My typical day involves taking care of my family, gardening, reading up on nutrition journals, and teaching diabetes class in the evening.
What has been your career path?
What advanced education or special training do you have?
In an ideal world, what does the industry look like 5 years from now?
What misinformation about RDs would you like to clear up?
What would you like people to know about RDs?
What do people think that you do for a living?
What are you passionate about in dietetics?
What makes RDs unique/different from other nutrition/wellness professionals?
RDs are knowledgeable in the field and do not follow the waves of fad diet.
What is your favourite meal?
What tip(s) would you give to our readers?
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