Nutrition Archive

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Nutrition Education in the Community

Nutrition Education in the Community Assistant Clinical Professor of Nutrition Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE, explores a variety of industries in which prospective nutrition and dietetics professionals can find rewarding careers. As a Registered Dietitian and nutrition educator, I get lots of questions from …
Incorporating Nutrition Into Your Curriculum

Incorporating Nutrition into your Curriculum

Incorporating Nutrition into your Curriculum Assistant Clinical Professor of Nutrition Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE, discusses the lack of formal nutrition education for K-12 students and how you can incorporate nutrition into your curriculum. Interest in food, nutrition and wellness is at an all time …
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Dispelling Nutrition Myths

Dispelling Nutrition Myths Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE What is it about nutrition that makes everyone think they’re an expert? Perhaps it’s the fact that we all eat, so in some way, we are all an authority on certain aspects of food. …
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Engaging Students with Meaningful Assignments

Engaging Students with Meaningful Assignments Professor Katie Ferraro (RD) discusses peer review, rubrics, and other ways to keep assignments interesting. As a nutrition instructor for undergraduate and graduate-level university students for more than 10 years, I have learned there are a lot …
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Podcasts in Teaching and Learning

Using Podcasts To Enhance Teaching and Learning Professor Katie Ferraro (MPH, RD, CDE) talks about how to incorporate this popular medium into college pedagogy Consumer awareness of and interest in podcasts has reached an all-time high. Podcasting refers to the use of online audio content …
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Determining Reliable Nutrition Information

Determining Reliable Nutrition Information Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE How do you get students to stop believing “stuff” they read on the internet? Before taking a nutrition science class, most students’ exposure to nutrition information has been incorrect, misleading, or false material …
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Online Tools for Nutrition Education

Bringing Nutrition to Life With Interactive Online Tools Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE Regardless of your area of teaching expertise, most educators would agree that a student’s likelihood of mastering a new subject is cemented in the earliest weeks of a class. …
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Empathizing with your Online Students
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Popular vs. Scholarly Sources 101
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