The FNCE Experience

I had the pleasure of attending the 2022 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (aka FNCE) in October. This is a national conference for registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered. So basically, thousands of nutrition professionals converge on an unsuspecting town to learn about emerging science, network with like-minded individuals, and partake in delicious food and beverages. Britt and I decided to record a short podcast episode to talk about our experience at FNCE. We […]

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All About Carbohydrates

As part of our Back to Basics series, we are exploring the macronutrients (a.k.a. the nutrients that provide our bodies with energy). In the episode, we talk all about carbohydrates – What are they? What is their function in our body? Is low carb “healthy”? There is so much misinformation in the media about carbohydrates. Spoiler alert!  They are not evil. Listen to learn more.

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Find us on Spotify and Apple Podcasts

  Looking for a new podcast?  Confused about all the overwhelming information in the media on food and nutrition? You can now find RE: Nutrition Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts! You may have to do a creative search until we move up in the search results. You can search the podcast name OR the best way to find us is to search the name of one of the hosts – Annette Adams or Britt Moreira. […]

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C is for Cottage Cheese

Before I dive into cottage cheese, I want to give you a little background on why I chose cottage cheese for the letter ‘C’ above the plethora of other yummy ‘C’ foods. Growing up I would be classified as your typical “picky eater”. I survived on peanut butter sandwiches, chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, corn and green beans. That was pretty much the extent of my culinary palette. While my palette grew some as I reached […]

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Series : Food Fun from A to Z

Introducing a new series here on the Nutrition Anthropology blog – Food Fun from A to Z! After all, food is meant to be enjoyed and we want to show you fun ways to enjoy foods throughout the alphabet (Spoiler Alert: the letter X is going to be eXtra fun). We are sure you remember your preschool alphabet lesson – A is for apple and B is for Banana. Well, we won’t be that predictable […]

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What is Nutrition Anthropology?

Before we jump into Nutrition Anthropology specifically, I think it would be a good idea to define anthropology itself. According to Merriam-Webster, anthropology is “the science of human beings; especially: the study of human beings and their ancestors through time and space and in relation to physical character, environmental and social relations, and culture”. Nutritional anthropology narrows that focus to food and food systems. With that in mind, let’s talk about what I mean by […]

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