Birthday Revelations

Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday dear… The Healthy Chew Happy 1st Birthday to you!   A Year In Review For The Healthy Chew         WOW! I can’t believe it’s only been a year since I started this little blog, creating and sharing my passion for…

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The College Grocery List

Dietetic Internship Rotation #3: Texas A&M University Student Health Services Length: 80 hours Going Back to the Basics This past rotation, I had the privilege of working beside a Registered Dietitian within the Student Health Services at Texas A&M University. During this rotation, we were working with students who came in seeking advice and counseling…

Life Lessons with Geriatrics

Dietetic Internship Rotation #2: Veterans Hospital Length: 160 hours    When I first began this rotation, I knew it was NOT going to be my favorite. I was put in the Home Based Primary Care unit looking after the Geriatric population for two weeks. My job was to counsel them on better eating behaviors and…

Is Carb Counting The New Calorie Counting?

  I just wrapped up my first rotation as a Dietetic Intern while I was at the Veteran’s Hospital in Temple, TX. To say I learned a lot would be such an understatement. I was learning from some of the best Registered Dietitians on how to counsel outpatients for weight loss & obesity, diabetes &…

The Start of my RD Journey

It has officially been three days into my Dietetic Internship at Texas A&M University and I am beyond excited that I started my nutrition rotations within the clinical setting. During the next nine short months, I will grow both in knowledge and as a person as I experience what it takes to become a Registered…