5 Foods to Help You Poop

Have you ever been constipated, waited on the toilet and strained to release, or passed hard, painful stools? I'm here to help - with foods that promote regular bowel movements to prevent and treat constipation. Everyone has experienced constipation at some point in their life. Constipation is defined as fewer than three bowel movements per …

Tips from Dietitians on Getting A Job: The Path to Becoming A College Nutrition Instructor

Welcome to 'You Graduated, Now What?' - a series of blogs with new-ish Dietitians providing tips to help you secure that dream job. Each installment dives into one Dietitian’s path toward finding a job, the victories and challenges in the application process, and advice on how to shine.  Post-internship, the possible career options that exist within …

Becoming a Conscious Consumer: The Facts on Palm Oil

The oil palm tree grown in the tropics produces high-quality oil used in cooking, food products, detergents, cosmetics and biofuel. Palm oil is a very productive crop with global production and demand increasing rapidly. To make room for palm crops, huge areas of tropical forests and other ecosystems where conservation is important are being stripped …

I Tried Hygge To Boost My Happiness – Here’s What Happened

Over the last few weeks, I’ve found myself stressed and tired from constantly aiming to be productive. After a long day/week of work, I allocate my evenings and weekends to finish my to-do list, and have started to feel like productivity does not equate happiness. I stumbled upon the book 'The Little Book of Hygge: …