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The official Dietitian Connection Podcast gives you access to the most influential and successful experts in the Dietetic profession and beyond. This podcast will inspire you; it will challenge you; and it will empower you to become a nutrition leader and realise your dreams.

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    • 4.9 • 63 Ratings

The official Dietitian Connection Podcast gives you access to the most influential and successful experts in the Dietetic profession and beyond. This podcast will inspire you; it will challenge you; and it will empower you to become a nutrition leader and realise your dreams.

Visit dietitianconnection.com to subscribe to the FREE weekly newsletter. Dietitian Connection is a one stop shop for busy nutrition professionals for nutrition, leadership and business resources, exciting job opportunities, upcoming webinars and events, new products, the latest nutrition news and research and much more!

    The authentic advantage: Why being YOU is your superpower

    The authentic advantage: Why being YOU is your superpower

    Dawn Jackson Blatner’s career has been anything but ordinary. This dietitian and certified specialist in sports dietetics (great story there!) is also a media pro, the author of two acclaimed books, a primetime reality TV show winner, and World Series ring holder from her time working with the Chicago Cubs. Dawn’s advice to those wondering what’s next in their career, “Opportunities find you when you are enthusiastically doing the work.” You won’t want to miss this inspiring conversation about leading with your strengths and how a commitment to service can be a source of bravery. 
    In this episode, we discuss:
    The advice that launched her dietetics career​ How creating a “food culture” got her a World Series ring ​ Being honest about your strengths and the value in authenticity​ Dealing with rejection and the power of perseverance Hosted by Kristin Houts
    For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/authentic-advantage-being-you-your-superpower/
    The content, products and/or services referred to in this podcast are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this episode does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 52 min
    Living with FPIES: From dietitian to allergy parent

    Living with FPIES: From dietitian to allergy parent

    Kristin Houts, a Chicago-based Registered Dietitian and a member of the Dietitian Connection team, shares her personal journey from dietitian to allergy parent as she navigates the complexities of FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome) with her son. Kristin brings a unique and deeply personal perspective as she opens up about the initial shock of discovering her son’s condition, the lengthy diagnosis process and the daily challenges of managing a severe dairy allergy in an infant and toddler. Tune in to learn how Kristin’s personal experience with FPIES has profoundly changed her approach to dietetics, making her more empathetic and knowledgeable when working with clients with allergies and intolerances.​
    In this episode, we discuss:​
    Kristin’s lived experience with her son with FPIES​ Why you can’t rely on skin and blood tests alone to diagnose food allergies​ The importance of oral food challenges for diagnosing FPIES​ How Kristin’s experience has changed her approach to patient care​ Why managing FPIES requires support systems for the entire family​ ​For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/living-with-fpies/
    Hosted by Brooke Delfino
    The content, products and/or services referred to in this podcast are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this episode does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 29 min
    Elevate Episode 2: A legacy of leadership & advocacy in dietetics

    Elevate Episode 2: A legacy of leadership & advocacy in dietetics

    Welcome to Episode 2 of ‘Elevate’ – our empowering 6-part podcast series designed to help dietitians stand out as leaders. In this episode, we are honoured to feature Karen Inge, a true trailblazer in the field of dietetics. Join us as we delve into Karen’s incredible career spanning 46 years, from being the first VFL/AFL club dietitian to the founding Head of Nutrition at the Victorian Institute of Sport. Karen shares her unique insights on pioneering sports nutrition, her passion for culinary nutrition and her extensive media work. Learn from her experiences and discover how you too can create a lasting legacy in dietetics.
    Hosted by Brooke Delfino
    In this episode, we discuss: 
    Karen’s inspirational career milestones and her many ‘firsts’ in dietetics The impact of pioneering sports nutrition roles How to engage with the public and establish a strong media presence Strategies for making your voice heard Opportunities and challenges for the future of the profession For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/elevate-episode-2-a-legacy-of-leadership-in-dietetics 
    The content, products and/or services referred to in this episode are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this episode does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 42 min
    Meet your new hosts! Brooke Delfino & Kristin Houts

    Meet your new hosts! Brooke Delfino & Kristin Houts

    Meet two of the newest voices behind The Dietitian Connection Podcast – Brooke Delfino and Kristin Houts. In this special episode, US-based, Kristin, and Australian-based, Brooke, will share their personal stories, dive into their passions within the field and discuss what excites them about the future of the podcast. You’ll get to know them through a lively mix of in-depth questions and rapid-fire fun, uncovering their professional insights and personal highlights. Tune in to connect with Brooke and Kristin as they set the stage for a series of engaging discussions, expert interviews and real-life case stories that are sure to enrich your practice and perspective.
    In the episode, we cover:
    -    Kristin and Brooke’s roles at Dietitian Connection
    -    How the Dietitian Connection team stays connected at a global level 
    -    What we love most about interviewing dietitians on the podcast
    -    A sneak peek into the future of The Dietitian Connection Podcast 
    Hosted by Brooke Delfino and Kristin Houts
    For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/meet-your-new-hosts 
    The content, products and/or services referred to in this podcast are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this episode does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 28 min
    Business, books & brands: The evolution of Susie Burrell

    Business, books & brands: The evolution of Susie Burrell

    If you haven’t met Susie Burrell in person, you’ll certainly have seen her on breakfast TV, or read one of her many online articles, or listened to her podcast, or viewed her posts on social media. She’s achieved a lot in her 20+ year career – and she’s not done yet. Tune in to this engaging episode where Susie reveals what she loves most about being a dietitian, from the deep connections with clinical clients to navigating the highs and lows of mainstream media. 
     
    In the episode, we discuss:
    Susie’s expansive career journey from paediatrics to elite sports nutrition, to food industry, media and podcasting Why continued clinical practice is essential to Susie, despite her broad media presence How she balances being business-savvy with genuine empathy The future of dietetics and the essential skills dietitians need to thrive  Hosted by Brooke Delfino
    For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/the-evolution-of-susie-burrell
    The content, products and/or services referred to in this podcast are intended for Health Care Professionals only and are not, and are not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. The content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgement before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. The reference to particular products and/or services in this episode does not constitute any form of endorsement. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 39 min
    Elevate Episode 1: Turning burnout into a business idea with Rachel Hawkins

    Elevate Episode 1: Turning burnout into a business idea with Rachel Hawkins

    Introducing ‘Elevate’ – a 6-part mini-series presented by Dietitian Connection to help dietitians stand out as leaders and achieve unparalleled success in their careers. In part one, we sit down with dietitian and digital marketing strategist, Rachel Hawkins, who shares her unique career journey and why professional burnout helped redefine her trajectory and opened the door to a successful marketing business. Tune in for actionable steps and practical examples to help define and promote your personal brand to achieve success in the digital world.
    In the episode, we discuss:
    -    Navigating imposter syndrome, business burnout and lack of clarity
    -    Rachel’s career journey transitioning from dietetics to online marketing
    -    How dietitians can find their ‘unique value proposition’
    -    Three key steps to define and build your personal brand
    -    The difference between personal branding and self-promotion
    Hosted by Brooke Delfino
     
    For the shownotes: https://dietitianconnection.com/podcasts/turning-burnout-into-a-business-idea/
    This podcast is not, and is not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. This podcast is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgment before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action. Please see here for terms and conditions.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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63 Ratings

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Hafsa Alasmar

The episode of “calories in calories out” myth absolutely informative. Thanks all ;)

Bsy mum ,

Great quick bites

Great way to keep on top of new research and ideas or refresh your understanding. Pushes you to think outside your routines. And the presenters are always one step ahead asking the questions I want answers too. Fantastic way to upskill whilst on the road.

Lara Tupper ,

Amazing information

Love all of the episodes and as an aspiring dietitian I love them!

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