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    9 Best Foods for People with Crohn’s Disease

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published July 2017 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are always concerned about their dietary choices. However, there is little evidence to suggest that any particular diet causes disease or that it can be cured with specific foods.

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    The Top 10 Nutrition Experts to Follow on Twitter

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published October 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    In order to really get the most out of your Twitter account, it's important to follow other Twitter users that provide great insights. However, it's also important to exercise some selectivity about the accounts that you follow or you might find your news feed filled up with irrelevant clutter. This list of important nutrition voices on Twitter includes a diverse group of nutrition experts, food experts, and food activists.

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    Certified Nutritionist vs. Registered Dietitian: What’s the Difference?

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Although nutrition-related titles may sound similar, they can be very different when it comes to educational requirements, job duties, and typical workplaces.

    The two designations that are the most common in the field are certified nutritionist and registered dietician. There are obvious points of overlap, such as providing advice on food and nutrition, but in other ways, each is a distinct career path. Here’s a look at the differences:

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    Career Trends in Holistic Nutrition and Wellness


    If you were wondering how you can make a real difference in people’s lives and know that diet and the food we eat is vital in maintaining our health and wellbeing, that the food choices we make affect us greatly, then a career in nutrition might be the right path for you. There are so many options to choose from, you may have heard of Dietician, Nutrition Consultant, Holistic Nutritionist —it’s all so confusing. Read on to learn the various career trends in the field of nutrition.

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    The Impact of Nutrition in Women With PCOS

    If you were recently diagnosed with PCOS, or you want to try a more natural approach to balancing your hormones, there’s some good news for you. A study found a link between nutrition and hormones in women who weren’t medicated during the clinical trial.

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    6 Ways Nutrition Consultants Can Grow Their Business Through Networking

    Eat healthy. Get your fruits and veggies. Drink plenty of water. Skip the drive-thru for healthier options. It’s probably a no-brainer for you at this point.

    But the reality is that many people don’t eat this way. You have lots of different opportunities to help people change their eating habits, be healthier, and reduce their risk for disease while growing your nutrition business.

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    A Healthy Outlook: What's Driving the Growing Demand for Nutritionists?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for nutrition professionals is expected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than average and ahead of numerous other health careers.

    Why the boom? There are a number of factors that come into play, and because these are long-term changes, it means that growth isn’t just a trend. Nutrition represents an opportunity for sustained success, due to aspects like these:

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    4 Newsworthy Topics That Nutrition Professionals Can Discuss with Clients

    Nutrition professionals are tasked with covering a wide variety of topics, from the effects of sleep deprivation on food choices to the role of exercise in creating a balanced lifestyle.

    One thing that’s worth putting in the rotation of discussion topics is what’s making the news these days. Being able to put newsworthy stories into context can create deeper and more meaningful conversations between you and your clients. Here are four to consider:

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    What is a Nutrition Certification?

    The basic definition of a certification is that it's a form of proof that you've completed coursework in a given field. In addition to studying certain topics, such as nutrition, you've also mastered the material enough to pass a final exam — and probably a few others along the way — that demonstrate your grasp of the material.

    In many ways, though, a certification is so much more than that. If you're studying a field like nutrition, here's what a certification can offer:

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    5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Enrolling in Nutrition School

    Whether you've been passionate about nutrition for years or you're considering adding nutritional insight to your health coaching or fitness training career, nutrition school can be the educational boost you need.

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