My two special interests in nutrition are nutrition for adolescent athletes (specifically dancers) to support their growth and development as well as their performance, and nutrition for disease prevention and management for adults. I want to provide healthy eating resources in these two community settings on how to keep their bodies healthy with food and exercise. I want to work in community nutrition with nonprofit organizations such AS Hunger Task Force, SNAP-ed, or WIC. Long term I want to be university professor. I am the woman I am today because of the mentorship from my previous professors at UW-Milwaukee and UW-Green Bay.
Personally, I gained a lot of benefit from the internship. However, there are few matter I think can be refine to make the training program better. The student should be inaugurate with the management or upper-position staff duties and rand how the carry the responsibility to enlighten us more on the management job scope, not just focusing on a common server chores. I suggest the hotel would give the chance to students to be assigned at all departments associates with the courses they learn in their syllabus. For instance, as a Food Service Management student, I also learn about marketing and cost control in foodservice.
In the training process, we will orient them the basic things that a waiter should do in our business operation. The training will include how to greet customers, and clean the tables properly. The waiters’ job seems pretty much easy, but it must be done properly. We will also orient them each of our product offering, where in it will help them in taking the orders easily without having confusion and may recommend other products in case of stock outs. It is also part of their training to know the number of seats and tables are available in our restaurant to help them in customer accommodation.
I saw that nutrition was more than just the surface thought of food being “good” vs. “bad” for us. I then knew it was connected to the world in a much bigger picture. I developed a deeper desire to learn more about how food affects certain disease processes and further more, how to better prevent diseases and disorders with nutrition. When I finished my undergraduate studies, I was ecstatic to be matched with a dietetic internship, where I was able to not just learn about, but experience hands on the vast areas and fields one can work in related to nutrition and disease management. Within our small dietetic intern team, I was able to develop and initiate the “Fit Feet Program” at Inspira
During my time as an undergraduate student I have worked as a tutor of many courses including nutrition. My favorite thing about tutoring nutrition is that I am able to share my passion for the subject with students seeking to understand the material. Having the ability to share my nutrition passion in this way has inspired me to desire to teach nutrition courses at a collegiate level. Thus my long term nutrition goal is to be able to teach, however I would like to acquire experience in the field as a registered dietitian so that I am able to use that background as an
Obesity has been an ongoing problem that has been persistent in the last few decades. In fact, child obesity has doubled in age groups 2-19 since 1971 (Centers for Disease Control, 2009). Many researchers have pressed this issue due to the many health risks that can endure if it goes untreated such as asthma, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension (Woolfolk & Perry, 2015). However, this is not the only factor to be concerned about; apparently, the genes of a family and their history of being overweight can be in relations to a child being obese. So physicians encourage parents to regulate their child 's food consumption and the right amount of nutrients.
It is very important to begin at an early age and create a routine that can be followed for a whole life. According to Kiess et al., in their book Obesity in childhood and adolescence, obesity is a common disorder amongst our society today. It is caused by many factors, including excessive caloric intake, genetic influences, and a lack of physical activity. Different types of food, -mainly carbohydrates, fats and proteins- provide the major sources of energy the body needs to function. If there is an incorrect bal... ... middle of paper ... .... New York: Gotham, 2004.
Currently, government required every import and export food products to have a nutrition label on to let the customer know the nutrition fact of products. This gives us the ideas to know what the sources are contained in the products. However, the U.S still has the highest percentage of obesity and diseases that relate to nutritional. I have read one of the articles Why Schools Need a Mandatory Nutrition Curriculum by Puccini and Romero and this article explained us how being obese effect today’s lives, especially the children and youth. According to this research, they predicted that “youth today will be the generation of American to love shorter live than their parents as a direct result of the food they eat.” I did the research on this topic at website like Chalkbeat New York and see how providing MNE in school would prevent from obesity and type II diabetes and so on.
I have read and followed the website of the USDA, SlowfoodUSA.org and Nutritionfacts.org to learn more about nutrition and a healthy diet. The purposes of these websites are to create nutrition education programs that “provide[Where does this quote end? Got it] the guideline of food choice, to gain the nutritional knowledge and skills, aims to raise the awareness about food education nationally, help students establish healthy eating habits and to keep students informed of the latest news about what they eat throughout their lifespan.” I have spent a lot of time researching the pros and cons of nutrition education articles and have compared and contrasted these studies to my real life during the time I was taking nutrition class. And yet, I found out that some people view nutrition education programs as having a positive benefit while other
Lastly, indulging myself in training and development courses such as schooling or anything profiting the business can help secure my job after my internship. My objectives preceding my temporary position including the essential comprehensive about the business, the learning of new abilities, increasing productive input and gaining an understanding in networking. I did attain my goals from the internship and then some. In conclusion, I achieved greater knowledge for the industry and have announced my stay within the hospitality industry. With fast-paced environments, the ability to multi-task and a growing enthusiasm for the industry it’s ideal for me.