Article Why We Love Registered Dietitians (PLUS: Their Best Articles & Recipes)
March 09, 2022
At Silver Hills Bakery, we believe that investing in your health is the greatest gift you can give yourself and your family. When you’re healthy, you have more to share! That’s why we make it our mission to source the most credible and up-to-date knowledge on healthy living we can find—including simple tasty recipes to make eating healthy easy!
But don’t just take our word for it, hear it from the professionals. We partner with licensed registered dietitians to bring you more in-depth nutrition information that they can trust.
Dietitians are regulated health professionals. In order to use the registered dietitian (RD) title, dietitians must undergo comprehensive and rigorous training, both on the job and in university. But they don’t just hold university science degrees, they also go through an accredited integrated or professional dietitian program and complete a practicum in a hospital or healthcare setting. In doing so, RDs develop practical skills through hands-on experience. Then they must pass a provincial/state licensing exam for the regulatory bodies in their area.
Registered dietitians are held accountable to the highest standards of education and ethics. RDs are industry experts, they can speak credibly on a wide range of nutritional topics—anything from toddler nutrition to healthy eating for adults. They are informative, evidence-based, reliable, and that’s why we call on them to help educate our audience.
With that said, we want to take this opportunity to feature some of the fabulous registered dietitians we have worked with:
Desiree Nielsen is a registered dietitian, author, and host-based out of Vancouver, BC. She runs a nutrition consulting practice with a focus on inflammation, digestion, and plant-centred diets. Desiree has written a national bestselling cookbook and a book on anti-inflammatory nutrition. She is the host of an internationally syndicated cooking show and has been featured in People Magazine, Eating Well Magazine, USA Today, and many others. Scroll down to see some of our favourite sprouted and family nutrition content from Desiree RD. Check out her website and Instagram for more.
Catherine Perez is a registered dietitian with a Masters in Human Nutrition. She is a plant-based enthusiast and has been vegan since 2009. Although she first chose the plant-based lifestyle in the name of her health, it allowed her to find her passion for caring for the environment and all living creatures. Catherine currently works one on one virtually with clients and shares her favourite recipe on her blog, Plant-Based RD. Scroll down to see some of her best sprouted recipes, and check out her Instagram for more plant-based content.
Lauren McNeill is a registered dietitian specializing in plant-based nutrition, based out of Toronto, ON. She holds a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition and Dietetics with a collaborative specialization in Women’s Health, She runs a virtual private practice, Tasting to Thrive, where she helps those looking to get more out of the plant-based diet and lifestyle. Scroll down to see two of our favourite healthy recipes from Tasting To Thrive, and check out her website and Instagram for more.
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