All posts tagged steps to planning a nutrition science career

A Career Change to Nutrition Science

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Are you ready for a career change to Nutrition Science?

A Career Change to Nutrition Science

People end up in professions for lots of different reasons. In my case, I first thought I wanted to become a marine biologist, then possibly a nurse, and then I finally decided to become a nutrition scientist. I’m lucky because I know I made the right decision. The point is that it took years to figure it all out. I know other nutrition professionals who started out as journalists or fitness pros or medical technologists. The good news is that just about any first career can cross paths with nutrition science.

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A Sneak Peek into Food Industry

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Food research appeals to some nutrition scientists

Is Food Industry for Me?

One of the neat things about nutrition science is how it overlaps and intertwines with so many food-centric career options. One of these options is food industry – large and small – with a strong business twist, research technology angle, and consumer reach. Diving into food industry and learning the ins-and-outs can be a bit overwhelming, so let’s break it down and take one bite at a time.

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Find a Mentor this Spring

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Finding a mentor is finding a supporter, teacher, and a friend.

Find a Mentor this Spring

Spring is a time of the year when nature wakes up and everything turns green. It’s a season of new energy, more daylight hours, and warm sunshine. Taking on a new adventure in the spring is good for the spirit and keeps us moving forward. Finding a mentor may be your sweet-spot for ‘waking up’ to new possibilities this spring.

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Looking Ahead to a Fresh Plan for the New Year

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The possibilities are endless for your nutrition science dream!

Looking Ahead and Planning

As I tell my nutrition clients, looking ahead and planning are key to their success with establishing healthier eating habits. Take breakfast. When you plan to eat an orange + bowl of oatmeal with drizzle of honey & walnuts + cup of yogurt + hot coffee or tea, and write it down, your chances of eating a nutritious breakfast are better. Take lunch. When you plan to enjoy a tuna salad & lettuce on whole wheat wrap + cucumber slices with hummus + apple or pear, and write it down, your chances of eating well at noon are better. Take dinner. When you plan to do an easy stir-fry meal at home with colorful snow peas, carrots and chicken or tofu, and write it down, your chances of eating a satisfying evening meal are better. Get my drift?

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