In addition, many dietitians work directly with the in-house pharmacy on related nutrition issues, such as diabetes and high blood pressure management, and direct special diabetes and weight loss shopping tours. I was blown away by the inroads that supermarket dietitians are making in community nutrition today—from starting community-supported agriculture CSA to hosting cooking demonstrations on local news stations. PCC Natural Markets maintains a policy that every child gets to pick one piece of fruit or a vegetable for free during the shopping experience. PCC Natural Markets trains store staff with a gluten-free education program endorsed by the Gluten Intolerance Group and uses a shelf tag system to help customers identify gluten in products. Supermarket dietitians are involved with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, developing recipes, and providing website resources. On a sunny spring day, a group of nearly 40 supermarket dietitians from across the nation gathered in Santa Rosa, Calif.
Dieting sucks. It tends to lead to cravings… and hunger. This generally causes people to give up on their diet and gain the weight back.
For this reason, most conventional weight loss methods have a terrible success rate.