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The Insightful Intern: Week 3 and 4


           I have officially hit the one-month mark of being an intern at Kindred and continue to be as enthusiastic as the day that I started.  
           My focus for the past 2 weeks has been on Kindred’s social media. Most recently I have started to add new Pinterest boards that include gluten free recipes, dairy free meals and tasty summer desserts. While I am researching new recipes, I have found so many interesting substitutions that you can use to lighten up a meal, like Greek yogurt for butter or even mayonnaise. Pinterest is a great source to find fun and interesting recipes that you wouldn’t usually try.
           Every day that I go into the office, I have no doubt that this is what I want to do after I graduate. One of my favorite things about the dietetics field is that every day is completely different meaning that there is always something else for you to learn.  While each day is busy, it definitely is never dull. Every client requires a personalized plan and has different circumstances. I’ve heard so many success stories while shadowing that it really is amazing how life changing the right nutritional information can be.
           It’s crazy for me to think that (hopefully) in 1 year, I will be beginning my Dietetic Internship and in another I will be a Registered Dietitian myself. Thankfully I am getting lots of experience and practice at Kindred so I’ll be ready when that day comes!


Link to Kindred’s Pinterest Board: http://www.pinterest.com/kindrednutritio/ 

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