the food guide pyramid sucks.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
i'm a nutritionist. did you know that? hopefully you did since i write health related posts.
my formal name is rebecca baust, RD (registered dietitian). fancy i know. but who cares?
i worked as a nutritionist in a rehab center for the longest time. the affiliated hospital essentially tells you what to say to each patient. you know, milk is liquid gold, and follow the food guide pyramid.
guess what? the food guide pyramid sucks.
truth is, people are paid to tell you things that aren't true. if you've watched any food related documentary, you'll know the specifics. in fact, go watch food, inc. immediately.
i don't practice as a nutritionist in that setting anymore. over the past few years, i've kept my nutrition knowledge on the back burner and let my creative side take over. but why not merge the two?
i post a few health and wellness things on the blog, but i'm toying with the idea of making it a more regular thing. this doesn't mean the blog is taking a turn for the serious. i'm just hoping to find more focus.
hopefully you guys are with me.