Why supermarket dietitians are the next food celebrities
Look out celebrity chefs: The next food rock stars — supermarket dietitians — have been discovered under the bright lights of the local grocery store.
Remember how as recently as the early 90s, chefs were, for the most part, really great cooks who owned or worked at restaurants, unknown to most of us? Today, people who have never eaten anything cooked by Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali and Ina Garten know them and buy their products.
While chefs will continue to exert influence over food culture in America, supermarket dietitians, more than any other food world personality, are in a special position to make a positive impact not just on what people eat, but on the health and welfare of American consumers.
Here’s why that’s so — and why Oldways believes grocery stores all over the U.S., should follow the lead of Hy-Vee, Wegmans, Giant Eagle, Meijer and ShopRite, in hiring registered dietitians in their stores. These RDs bring good health to consumers and also good financial health to the grocery businesses. Smart Blogs – Read more…