Tutor profile: Carmen H.
What is the difference between a nutritionist and a dietitian?
The main difference between the two professions is that only a Dietitian (with an accreditation from the Dietitians Association of Australia) is qualified to provide medical nutrition therapy or clinical nutrition consultations in either an individual or group setting.
Subject: Food Science
Why does food spoil in the freezer?
Most freezers are frost-free, which means that they occasionally cycle above freezing to prevent formation of frost on the walls of the freezer. This makes them easier to maintain but it shortens the storage longevity of the food. This makes products stored in them vulnerable to freezer burn, which is a loss of moisture. It can also cause ice and IQF products like frozen fruits or vegetables to solidify into a single mass. If you have ice cube trays, you may even notice them becoming empty after a few months of sitting unused.
Tell me about yourself.
I have a passion for nutrition and wellness. I am currently a graduate student studying dietetics. I love teaching others and health and wellbeing and how nutrition plays an important role in pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
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