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LFCHD Employee Newsletter

Archive for the day “March 8, 2017”

Know Your Co-Worker: Megan Preston

Megan Preston

Congratulations to Megan for winning the $30 Kroger gift card from the Employee Association!

Name: Megan Preston

Job Title: Nutrition Specialist

Department/Program Name: WIC

Years worked at LFCHD: 6 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? The people

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Bank Teller

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Almost Heroes

What is your favorite color? Pistachio

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Philly cheesesteak

What do you like to do for fun? Lay by the pool

What type of pets do you have? Dog

What word(s) describe you best? AMAZING

What is your greatest accomplishment? I haven’t accomplished it yet. I will let you know when I do!

Want your fellow employees to get to know you better? Visit the Know Your Co-Worker post, fill out the form, choose “submit” and your feature will appear in a future edition of Healthy Times.

Celebrate National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

In 2017, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day on Wednesday, March 8. As the nation’s food and nutrition experts, registered dietitian nutritionists are committed to improving the health of their patients and community.

First celebrated in 2008, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day commemorates the dedication of RDNs as advocates for advancing the nutritional status of Americans and people around the world. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase the awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and to recognize RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day and National Nutrition Month promote the Academy and RDNs to the public and the media as the most valuable and credible source of timely, scientifically-based food and nutrition information.

Did you know:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are the food and nutrition experts who can translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists have degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected, accredited colleges and universities, completed an internship and passed an examination.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make unique, positive lifestyle changes.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work throughout the community in hospitals, schools, public health clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, food management, food industry, universities, research and private practice.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are advocates for advancing the nutritional status of Americans and people around the world.

Please join us in recognizing our registered dietitians: Nancy Hiner, Cristina Hiten, Alyson Layne-Davidson, Tami Ross and Melissa Smith!

 

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