Today there is an overwhelming amount of nutrition information at your finger tips. Not all of it is trustworthy or accurate, leaving you the tedious task of weeding out fact from fiction. Without being a studied nutrition enthusiast it can be extremely difficult to decipher nutrition science from nutrition nonscense. When it comes to your health, why risk being misguided. By working with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) you can be assured that you are in good hands, because RDNs are the nutrition experts.
They Know the Science
RDNs receive extensive training in nutrition science and research. They understand how to interpret studies and what conclusions can be made from ground breaking research. In today's society, every magazine or newspaper article about nutrition exploits the latest scientific study. Yet, the story that reaches your paper is often different from what the study actually found. RDNs are able to decipher these studies and apply them in practical ways to better your health.
They Help Set Health Goals
We all know that eating well and exercising helps us living longer healthier lives. But what is realistic? What specific things should you focus on? What is the right goals for you? RDNs can help you set personal health goals that are reasonable and obtainable.
THeY Provide practical tools
There are thousands of diets, meal plans, food fads, and clean eating bloggers out there. Many set overwhelming unrealistic guidelines to be healthy. It is hard to know if these guidelines are based in science and more importantly if they will work for you. There is no one size fits all when it comes to health. With the help of an RDN, you can utilize current science to apply personalized steps that fit with your goals, values, lifestyle, and beliefs.