I thought I knew all about food. That was before my degree.
Your final year of dietetics will be intense. Five months of placement, research, finally applying everything you learnt 3 years before and learning a whole lot more. To make it easier, here are my top resources (in no particular order). These are essential for helping you to be the best dietitian you can be. I’veContinue reading “Essential resources for student dietitians”
This year I started dietetics. But, what even is ‘dietetics’ anyways? What do dietitians do? Do we simply look good in lab coats with fruit on our desks?
As a student dietitian, I get my fair share of nutrition questions. I’m still learning and there are many things I don’t know (or don’t feel confident) enough to answer straight away. After all, we’re meant to be the ones to provide evidence-based information. Giving the wrong information can be dangerous and as students we shouldn’t be adding toContinue reading “Essential links for any nutrition student”
Another year done and dusted. This is what I took away from my second year of studying nutrition. Nutrition is definitely a science. I had to learn some of this – every dot is a chemical name and every line in the name of an enzyme. Most nutrition students prefer the straight science subjects (biochemistryContinue reading “21 things I discovered studying nutrition this year”
Exam week is almost here or already here for some of us. “But I’ll get healthy when uni is over”, “I just have no time to make good food” or “I can’t wait for holidays so I can finally get into shape.” If you wait until you’re not busy to be healthy, you’ll be waitingContinue reading “Surviving Exams”