And we’re back! We’re kicking off the new season with a very special guest joining us…Tamara Melton. Tamara Melton is an RDN and the co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
She’s been practicing as a dietitian for over a decade. She also works for Morrison Healthcare as the Director of Health Informatics and teaches nutrition at Georgia State University. Today we’re talking with Tamara about the importance of diversifying the nutrition and wellness space, and also about her experiences as a black woman within the field of nutrition.
In this episode, we’ll talk about:
- Tamara’s experience being a black woman in the nutrition & wellness world
- How to educate people about food and culture ways that are effective
- The importance of cultural representation through food
- The inspiration behind Diversify Dietetics
- Diversify Dietetics Facebook Page, Diversify Dietetics Instagram,
- Tamara’s Instagram
- Twitter at @diversifyRDN and @tamarameltonRDN
- Diversify Dietetics
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