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Recipe: Quinoa and Vegetable Stew
Recipe: Quinoa and Vegetable Stew

This recipe is inspired by traditional Peruvian Quinoa Stew but with more easily accessible ingredients. A crusty piece of bread along with it really makes it sing. Peas, cheese and quinoa are all good non-meat protein sources. Don’t omit the garnish! It’s an essential part of the flavor, especially the cheese and avocado. Feel free to add some fiery peppers to the sauté as well if you like spice. This is great as a leftover, ... read more

Dietitian Sessions Explained
Dietitian Sessions Explained

What is a dietitian? A registered dietitian (RD) or registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is a specialist in the domains of food and nutrition. Dietitians offer nutritional counseling services, but unlike a nutritionist, RDs and RDNs have completed a range of exams and coursework including obtaining a degree, passing a national medical exam, and interning for over 1200 hours. Dietitians are also required to take continuing education courses throughout their career to hold onto their licenses - ... read more

Professional Dietitian v. Nutritionist
Professional Dietitian v. Nutritionist

How is a registered dietitian different than a nutritionist? In the United States, nutritionists must hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution or college, whereas dietitians may self-identify with little or no educational background. Dietitians must have their courses approved or accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) or the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A practice program that has been approved by ACEND must provide 1,200 hours of ... read more