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NE Members Celebrate National Nutrition Month 2018

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, Coach & Clinical Education Lead at Arivale

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is highlighting foods and approaches to eating with a "food as medicine" flair  for National Nutrition Month to help people go much further with food.   Her blog/podcasts in March feature "Turmeric" and "Eating to Nourish Your Skin":


Amy Roberts, PhD, and CEO, Healthy Bytes

Amy and the Healthy Bytes team celebrated RDN Day by hosting a program about food scrap recycling at their office in NYC. They teamed up with Common Ground Compost, who discussed the how and why of composting as it relates to healthy eating. Attendees learned how healthy eating and sustainability go hand in hand - from good soil management practices to meal prep that keeps waste reduction in mind. Read about the event here.

Judith Scharman Draughon, MS, RDN, LD and author of Lean Body, Smart Life

Judith is hosting a weekly “Tuesday Tip” via Facebook Live, helping viewers take small changes toward improved health:

Robyn Kievit Kirkman, FNP-BC, RDN, LDN, CSSD, CEDRD

Robyn wrote a post entitled “Raising the Bar,” in which she quoted various RDNs about what they like about the profession, where they see it headed, etc.:

Rebecca Bitzer MS, RD, LD, CEDRD

Rebecca Bitzer and Associates are hosting an Open House on March 29th from 6-8pm ET at their office (7219 Hanover Parkway, Suite D, Greenbelt, MD). Healthcare professionals from the community are welcome to attend. The National Nutrition Month Open House event provides the opportunity for dietitians, physicians, therapists and other healthcare professionals the ability to meet, cross-refer patients and expand their networking base with other providers in the Maryland and surrounding areas. View details at their Evite here.

Julie Harrington, RD 

Julie is blogging about "What Dietitians Do" here:

She also teamed up with the Northeast Beef Council to "Beef Up Nutrition Month":

Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN - 2017-2018 Chair Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG

Check out this week's blog about why you should see an RDN:

Jennifer Watson, MS, RD - The Culinary RD







Jennifer is blogging about recipes for National Nutrition Month 2018.  Her blog, will be talking about how recipes and basic culinary skills can help you "Go Further with Food".  She will also be discussing the latest nutrition news and how to adopt healthier eating habits.

2018 Elected Candidates

It’s official! Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) is proud to announce our 2018-2019 elected candidates. We are thankful to all NE members who voted. We look forward to serving you in the upcoming year starting June 1st, 2018.

Chair Elect

    Lisa Jones, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND


    Amanda Sauceda, MS, RDN, CLT

Director Elect of Member Services

    Moe Schlachter, MS, RD, LD, CDE

Nominating Committee

    Julie Andrews, MS, RDN, CD
    Abby Heidari, RDN, LD
    Stacey Mattinson, MD, RD, LD