Welcome to my blog. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Nina and I am originally from Massachusetts. I graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2006. During college I worked with the UMass Extension program, education school aged children on healthful nutrition and lifestyle. I was the membership coordinator for the UMass Nutrition Association (UMNA) and volunteered for several outreach programs and activities. I enjoy working with and educating the public. After graduation I worked as a Diet Technician for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Downtown Boston from 2006 until 2008. In summer of 2008 I moved to Florida and began working as a Nutrition Educator for the Health Department. I was accepted into the Dietetic Internship and graduated in 2010. March of 2011 I have taken and passed the CDR’s exam for registered dietitians! From here I plan to continue my education in human nutrition and food science. I have many focuses, Clinical nutrition such as endocrine and renal, Public health nutrition such as weight management and diabetes, Food Service Management and Culinary Arts. I am a member of the American Dietetics association. Currently I work in public health, for the health department at WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) helping pregnant and breastfeeding months, infants, and children under 5 years old, meet their nutrition needs. I also plan diets and personal menus from home. I enjoy volunteering for and donating to food banks and try to participate in the Boston’s, Walk for Hunger when possible. On the weekends and other days I work part-time in food service. I find culinary arts, and food science to be quite intriguing. In my spare time I enjoy staying up to par with current nutrition research, I love cooking from home, staying physically active by running and basic weight training, and am an artist. From here on out I hope you enjoy following my blog and my future: Food and Nutrition the Articulate Science.