Tufts Friedman School: Helping Registered Dietitians Change Behaviors through Social Media

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Tufts Friedman professor, along with two nutrition expects dish out ins and outs of social media marketing at the American Dietetic Association annual conference this weekend.

Tufts Friedman School alumna Patricia Bannan, author of the latest book Eat Right When Time Is Tight and nutrition expert Gloria Tsang, founder of the largest online nutrition network HealthCastle.com , along with Tufts Friedman professor Jeanne Goldberg, will present a social media session Apps for the Future: Building Skills and Changing Behaviors at the upcoming American Dietetic Association annual conference held this weekend at the Boston Convention Center. Organized by PR agency FoodMinds LLC, this session focuses on developing social media skills for registered dietitians.

Online social media networks have revolutionized access to nutrition information. Registered dietitians need to build social media skills to differentiate themselves and identify measurable success parameters to ensure they are meeting their professional goals. Through a hands-on approach, attendees will see the true value of social media and explore how technology can spark future career opportunities, help reach professional goals, and ultimately build a healthier society.

About Tufts University Friedman School
The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is the only independent school of nutrition in the United States. The school's eight degree programs which focus on questions relating to famine, hunger, poverty, and communications, are renowned for the application of scientific research to national and international policy. For two decades, the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University has studied the relationship between good nutrition and good health in aging populations. Tufts research scientists work with federal agencies to establish the USDA Dietary Guidelines, the Dietary Reference Intakes, and other significant public policies.

About HealthCastle.com
HealthCastle.com is the most comprehensive nutrition community run by Registered Dietitians on the web. The dietitians at HealthCastle.com have been sharing their passion for nutrition and health since 1997. For fun and practical healthy eating tips, exclusive nutrition guides, and nutrition podcasts, visit http://www.HealthCastle.com.

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