A Dietitians’ Take on #ads and Food Industry Bias

Do you sometimes see #ad and think, “This person is trying to influence what I buy.” Or … Do you scroll right by it? Perhaps you don’t even notice that it’s an ad at all or what that really means?

Nutrition bias? Industry influence? Sponsorship?
When a profitable company is seeking Dietetic professionals to create advertisements for their product they are asking you to influence the market although most prefer the term ‘educate’. Why? Because we’re the biggest influencers of the food market.

Fridge drawer tips that’ll save your veggies

A set of tips from a nutrition expert on how to use your fridge to properly store your fruits and vegetables.
Rot low, wilt high. 4 words that won’t let your veggies die. (In honesty, they’ll still go off at some point if you don’t eat them, but this should help to slow things down. If you are consistently throwing out fruit or vegetables because they are going off reconsider the amounts you purchase. Try purchasing fewer fruits and veggies but more frequently.)