Today @ MAND – June 2021

June 4th, 2021

Food For Mood By Jody Bergeron, RN, BSN, MS, CEN One major lifestyle change that has the power to reduce symptoms of depression and or anxiety as these two are closely intertwined is dietary pattern modifications.  Have you ever heard of the antidepressant food score (AFS)?  A recent study in the World Journal of Psychiatry […]

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Today @ MAND – AAPI Month

May 30th, 2021

Did you know that all of May was Asian American and Pacific Islander month (AAPI)? We featured Karen earlier in the month and now have the joy of featuring Rosie. If you are interested in learning more, read here for the history of AAPI: https://www.asianpacificheritage.gov/about/ and read here for information on how to get involved […]

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Today @ MAND – Graduation time

May 19th, 2021

The end of May is always exciting for students. Graduation is finally here and many are starting to plan their next steps with either internships, graduate school or jobs. Toni Tirozzi from Central Mass Dietetic Association’s (CMDA) and a student at Framingham State University might already be ahead of this process, but we are excited […]

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Today @ MAND – We are open!

May 11th, 2021

After many conversations within MAND we have decided to open the blog to the public! This means many things, but first that we will continue to empower all nutrition and dietetic professionals, through advocacy and education, to serve the public as nutrition experts. We hope an open blog is the right step, and look forward […]

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Today @ MAND – Last Week of April

April 26th, 2021

What did you cook this week? I enjoyed some amazing hummus and even a picnic after a long bike ride. As April comes to a close, we hope you enjoy reading a feature of an amazing dietetic intern. Keep scrolling to the bottom for some speaker series. A Middle-Eastern Experience in the Western World As […]

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Today @ MAND- Election Results

April 22nd, 2021

Happy Earth Day! After a long anticipated vote, the results are in! The MAND Nominating Committee is proud to introduce the elected officers of the 2021-2022 MAND Board of Directors. Watch the blog for biographies in the coming months. President-Elect – Frances Parpos, RD, LDN, CDCES Secretary-Elect – Valerie Machinist, MS, RD, LDN Treasurer-Elect – […]

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Today @ MAND- April is Arab American Heritage Month

April 6th, 2021

DEI Spotlight: Norah Ismail As the holy month of Ramadan approaches this April, I find myself reflecting quite a bit on my path and where it has led me.  Born in Egypt to immigrant parents and growing up in communities where diversity was the majority, I never quite understood how “othered” my identities made me. […]

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Today @ MAND- Recipe Time

March 15th, 2021

DEI Bay State Potluck Recipe Collection! Share your favorite culturally diverse recipe with MAND members! The MAND DEI Committee is looking for exciting international recipes to begin a collection featuring a variety of cultural foods.  Do you have a cultural or diverse ethnic recipe to share?  We’d love for you to share your recipe so […]

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Today @ MAND – RDN Day of Giving

March 9th, 2021

Join us on March 10th for our inaugural Day of Giving! Every donation counts, and every penny goes to a future RDN to cover student expenses in scholarship awards. Please join us in support of the Massachusetts Dietitians Education Foundation (MDEF) to raise scholarship funds for future RDs! The first annual Day of Giving will […]

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Today @ MAND – National Nutrition Month

March 1st, 2021

National Nutrition Month is here! This means that it is time for MAND Elections 2021 – 2022! Here is the link to access: https://www.eatrightma.org/members/election.cfm?id=6Voting closes March 31st.

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