Nutrition Education

Testing Your Nutrition Knowledge: Lipids – Part 2

I promised that Part 2 would be the good stuff, so here it is: TYPES OF FAT AND THEIR FOOD SOURCES/HEALTH IMPLICATIONS!¬† Anyone else this excited when they talk about food? Yes? No? Let’s just get this show on the road. Fats, Foods, & Health Let’s catch up from where we were last time. I…… Continue reading Testing Your Nutrition Knowledge: Lipids – Part 2

Nutrition Education

Testing Your Nutrition Knowledge: Lipids – Part 1

Okay, so as a nutrition major, you kind of love biochemistry… or is that still only me? Anyways, I’m in the process of reviewing some basic nutrition biochemistry. It’s important to keep this information in tip-top shape as a nutrition student, but let’s be honest. Some of this stuff escapes us sometimes. So here I…… Continue reading Testing Your Nutrition Knowledge: Lipids – Part 1

Dietetics Student Tips · My Dietetics Journey

I MATCHED: Becoming an RD2Be

What wonderful news I received! I have been matched to a graduate dietetic internship and am officially an RD2Be! The road to obtaining a dietetic internship is not easy, but I can officially say that the hassle was worth it! Just one step closer to becoming a RD! When I matched, I had some people…… Continue reading I MATCHED: Becoming an RD2Be

Just for Fun

10 Things Every Dietetics Student Hears

Let’s face it. Having a passion for nutrition in a world of deep-fried butter¬†and snack cakes, makes you quite the target of scrutiny. As a dietetics student, you experience this scrutiny non-stop from friends and family, so I thought it would be fun to put together a list of “10 Things Every Dietetics Student Hears.”…… Continue reading 10 Things Every Dietetics Student Hears

Community Nutrition · My Dietetics Journey

Hunger: How Do We Help?

On October 24th and 25th, HungerU came to WVU. HungerU, an initiative of the Farm Journal Foundation, travels across the country, visiting college campuses to start the conversation about hunger. As a part of their “conversation starter”, they hold a short quiz, which, upon completion, donates a meal to local food shelters. At WVU, we…… Continue reading Hunger: How Do We Help?

Dietetics Student Tips · My Dietetics Journey

DICAS Application… Submitted!

Well, drum-roll… I submitted my DICAS application today! I can’t even begin to express the relief. I had stressed about DICAS ever since entering the nutrition major. Actually, I stressed about it right up to the submission step, too. However, despite the stress that this application is determining your next life choice, the process can…… Continue reading DICAS Application… Submitted!