5 ways my nutrition degree changed the way I eat

I thought I knew all about food. That was before my degree.

A nutrition degree is intense. It’s packed with science, anatomy, stats, nutrition and food.  You don’t need a degree to learn how to eat healthy.

What changed for me? One, learning the foundations of healthy eating from uni. Two, learning from other health professionals who know how to sensibly think about food. I’m not a perfect eater (and won’t be). But I’ve definitely changed a few ways I eat since my nutrition and dietetics degree.

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5 thoughts from my first dietetics semester

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?

Dietitians are the experts in food and nutrition (you can read about it here). I made the exciting transition at the beginning of the year from Nutrition Science to specialised study in Nutrition and Dietetics. So dietetics is… ?
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Surviving Exams

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 waiting forever. Continue reading…