Highlights From San Diego!

Just wanted to let you know how much of a great time I had in San Diego. I went to the American Dietetic Association’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center. We call the conference FNCE (pronounced Fencee) for short. FNCE is the largest annual nutrition conference in the country.

The convention center was huge. I heard almost 7,000 nutrition professionals attended the conference from around the country. Large, medium, and small food manufacturers set up gorgeous booths to showcase their products, and offer food and snack samples to passersby. Some of the food was delish; some not so tasty. 

At my booth, I met many of the readers of Today’s Dietitian, the freelance writers I work with, and I greeted many registered dietitians who expressed interest in writing for the publication. I discussed the magazine and various article ideas I plan to pursue in the near future. The workshops I attended were informative. I learned a great deal about the nutrition profession, the growing trends, hot topics, and the thorny issues dietitians face. Read full post …