GBC Awards Sponsor and MUSC Food Servicer, Sodexo Announces its Partnership with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Learn more about the contributing factors leading to obesity and prevention strategies. A video clip is available for your viewing. Learn More
SODEXO Clinical Update
The 2012 SODEXO Clinical Update was held at MUSC August 23 & 24. Clinical Nutrition Managers, and dietitians from the two Carolinas and Georgia attended. The Update provided the participants with seven (7) continuing education hours which are available for view. Learn More
National Registered Dietitian Day 2012
Nina Crowley, MS, RD, LD, Sodexo Bariatric Surgery Dietitian at MUSC discusses the National Registered Dietitian Day 2012 and the importance of individualized nutrition therapy only the RD expert can provide on Lowcountry Live. Also check out MUSC's Health Community Blog for all the info about Registered Dietitian Day Learn More
Wellness & You Contest
Would you like to win a $1300 cafeteria meal card? If you are a MUSC employee or student, you can enter to win. Every time you purchase a Wellness & You entree, put your name and contact information on the back of the receipt and drop it in the contest box. Prizes will be awarded weekly and at the end of the month, the grand winner will receive the $1300 meal card ($25 per week for a year) and the 1st Runner Up will receive $520 meal card ($10 per week for a year). Learn More
2nd Annual Healthy Holiday Live
MUSC Employee Wellness and Sodexo are dedicated to helping our community stay healthy and happy throughout the holiday season. Our theme this year focused on choosing fresh, local and sustainable foods for holiday cooking and eating. Visit the website to find healthy recipes and cooking demonstrations that will help you promote health and support our local community throughout the holidays.Learn More
Healthy Snacks for Children
Janet Carter, MS, RD, LD, the Heart Health dietitian at MUSC, shares Healthy Snack Ideas for Children during the a television interview on Low Country Live http://bit.ly/iAQRuR (American Heart Association segment)Learn More
Poster Abstracts (Obesity Society's 29th Annual Scientific meeting)
Tonya Turner, RD, LD, and Nina Crowley, MS, RD, LD presented poster abstracts at the Obesity Society's Annual Scientific meeting regarding the "Effects of Two High Fiber Weight Loss Diets on Participant Adherence and Satisfaction" and "Predicting Weight Loss Success One Year After Gastric ByPass Surgery Using the Inventory of Binge Eating Situations."Learn More
Sodexo Clinical Nutrition Update
The agenda included cutting edge information from the national diabetes conference, leadership workshop, as well as, other topics related to wellness, social media and wound healing. Learn More
National Nutrition Month Proclamation & Other Events
National Nutrition Month is always an exciting time for MUSC and Sodexo, and this year was no exception as employees and interns alike worked diligently to promote this years’ theme, Eat Right with Color. One particular highlight of the month was the reading of Mayor Riley’s official proclamation declaring March as National Nutrition Month and March 9th as Registered Dietitian Day in the city of Charleston.
Giddy Goat Cheese Cooking Demo
Giddy Goat Cheese was the selected secret ingredient for the Charleston Food and Wine Festival's Top Chef Competition. MUSC Executive Chef Fred Bennett and Farrah Hoffmire,from Organic Process, teamed up to do their own cooking demo featuring Giddy Goat Cheese. Learn more about the great taste and nutrition benefits of goat cheese, plus tasty recipes . Learn More
National Nutrition Month
March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign sponsored by the American Dietetic Association to promote healthy living. This year’s theme, “ Eat Right with Color,” focuses on adding a variety of colors to your plate. A rainbow of foods creates a palette of nutrients for a healthful diet.
NEW 2010 Dietary Guidelines
The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourages more whole grains, vegetables, fruits, seafood, and low – fat or fat-free milk, yogurt and cheese or fortified soy beverages in the diet. Learn More
Sodexo Distinguished Dietitian Award
Entries for the Sodexo Distinguished Dietitian Award will be accepted starting January 1 until July 31, 2011. Entries are limited to registered dietitians in the McLaughlin District. View the 2010 entries to see what other clinical projects are occurring at area Sodexo accounts and start planning your 2011 entry today. Learn More
2010 Dietetic Services and Clinical Dietitian Accomplishments
The Dietetic Services Department accomplished many goals during the past year. The major goal being the completion of the University Hospital cafeteria. The complete list of departmental and clinical accomplishments are available for your review. Learn More
Optimizing Nutrition in Very Low Birth Weight Babies
Carrie Finch, RD, CNSC, and Cecilia Kennedy, RD, participate as Vermont Oxford team members with the Neonatology group at MUSC, focusing on optimizing nutrition in very low-birth weight infants (VLBW). Through Learning and Improvement Community, six (6) “potentially better practice” (PBP) have been identified. Learn More
ART of Healthy Cooking
The "ART of Healthy Cooking" is a beautiful art cookbook produced by three organizations from MUSC. It is a collection of 498 recipes, each with nutritional analysis. All recipes contain 10% or less of calories from saturated fat. To learn more about the cookbook and to order your copy today. Learn More
Keto Cooking Training
To enhance the palatability of the ketogenic diet, Nutricia sponsored Chef Neil Pallister-Bosomworth, a chef from the United Kingdom, to design carbohydrate-rich foods that are compatible with the diet. Cooking demo tour kicked off at MUSC.
Teaming Up With Future Speech Therapist
To ensure optimal nutrition status is achieved or maintained, patients who suffer from swallowing difficulties require the expertise of a Registered Dietitian and a Speech Therapist. To strengthen this partnership, Registered Dietitians conduct a nutrition lecture for MUSC Speech students.
Certified Nutrition Support Clinician Credentials
The National Board of Nutrition Support Certification developed a new credential, the Certified Nutrition support Clinical (CNSC) that is valid for all professional disciplines involved in nutrition support. The CNSD credential identifies clinicians as qualified nutrition support providers. Four (4) MUSC/ Sodexo Registered Dietitians successfully completed this new credential in May.