Why did you decide to pursue a career in nutrition?
I was interested in nutrition and I enjoyed being able to help people through improving their diet.
What is your overall philosophy toward nutrition and a healthy lifestyle?
“Let food be thy medicine.” I like a proactive/preventative approach to life and I think the food we eat is one of the biggest impacts to our overall health.
What are your top 3 bits of nutrition advice?
1) Increase your fruit and vegetable intake to 5 servings per day.
2) Make sure you are staying hydrated properly.
3) Enjoy a variety of foods at the proper portions throughout the day.
What is your favorite nutrition resource?
Eatright.org is a good resource with accurate information from dietitians. It also contains plenty of tips and recipes for a healthy lifestyle.
Is there anything else you’d like to share?
You can learn more about my love of both food and travel at atravelingdietitian.com