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Introducing VeggiEquations Calculations Apps for iOS 150 150 Visual Veggies

Introducing VeggiEquations Calculations Apps for iOS

Introducing VeggiEquations! Visual Veggies Software presents VeggiEquations, a new series of mobile apps assisting Registered Dietitians, Registered Dietetic Technicians, and students with the many calculations used in the field.  VeggiEquations is available for iPhone, iPad, and…

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Featured in the Food & Nutrition Magazine! 150 150 Visual Veggies

Featured in the Food & Nutrition Magazine!

Food & Nutrition Magazine Inspire Column Visual Veggies Software founder, Ryan Hartz is featured in the July/August 2015 edition of the Food & Nutrition Magazine! About a year ago, I altered the RD Practice Exam…

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Using Monthly Hours For Calculations 600 450 Visual Veggies

Using Monthly Hours For Calculations

Calculations for monthly hours can be used to determine the number of full-time equivalents, or FTEs, needed to staff for a period, employee wages, labor costs, and several other problems. Methods of Calculating There are…

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Nonprotein Calorie to Nitrogen Ratio 600 300 Visual Veggies

Nonprotein Calorie to Nitrogen Ratio

What Are Nonprotein Calories? As you know, calories come from carbohydrates, protein, and fat.  One gram of carbohydrates yields 4 calories; the same for one gram of protein.  And one gram of fat yields 9 calories.…

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RD and DTR Practice Exams Are Mobile! 150 150 Visual Veggies

RD and DTR Practice Exams Are Mobile!

Would you, could you, study here or there? Would you like to study anywhere? Would you like to study in a house? Would you like to study with a mouse? You can study in a…

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Visual Veggies Software is Going Mobile! 150 150 Visual Veggies

Visual Veggies Software is Going Mobile!

 RD & DTR Exam study guides on iPhone and iPad coming soon! Probably the biggest ask this year from students was for our software to be compatible on mobile devices, such as iPhones and iPads.…

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Calculating Ideal Body Weight for Amputees 600 300 Visual Veggies

Calculating Ideal Body Weight for Amputees

Calculating Ideal Body Weight for Amputees When assessing an amputee’s weight, the estimated weight of the limb needs to be taken into account.  The information below is used as part of the body weight calculations for…

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Diet Tech Central – A New Resource for DTR Students 150 150 Visual Veggies

Diet Tech Central – A New Resource for DTR Students

Diet Tech Central – A New Resource for DTR Students and Professionals! Are you a dietetic technician student or professional?  If so, go check out Diet Tech Central (www.diettechcentral.com), a new resource developed just for…

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Visual Veggies Software for the Visually Impaired 150 150 Visual Veggies

Visual Veggies Software for the Visually Impaired

Visual Veggies Software for the Visually Impaired This is a very unique story I just had to share.  A few months ago, I was contacted via email by a dietetics student from Southern University of…

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Nutrition Management of Celiac Disease 661 441 Visual Veggies

Nutrition Management of Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease Celiac disease is also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy and is an autoimmune disorder when a person consumes foods containing gluten.  Gluten is a specific protein fragment (peptides) found in wheat, barley, rye, and…

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Nutrition Management of Cancer 524 394 Visual Veggies

Nutrition Management of Cancer

Cancer Overview Cancer involves mutated cells abnormally dividing and reproducing which spread throughout the body.  It is one of the largest contributors to death in the US, responsible for nearly one out of every four…

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Nutrition Management of Cardiovascular Disease 288 288 Visual Veggies

Nutrition Management of Cardiovascular Disease

February is American Heart Month and a time to focus on heart health and preventing heart diseases, though taking actions to preventing health diseases should be daily activities. Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease, or CVD for…

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Calculate Selling Price 900 600 Visual Veggies

Calculate Selling Price

There are several methods a restaurant can determine the selling price of an item.  This article goes over some commonly used methods, such as the factor pricing method, prime cost method, and actual cost method.…

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As Purchased and Edible Portion 900 600 Visual Veggies

As Purchased and Edible Portion

As Purchased and Edible Portion In keeping with the spirit of the holiday of Thanksgiving coming up next month, I thought it would be appropriate to go over a frequently asked question on AP and…

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Math and the RD and DTR Exams 640 426 Visual Veggies

Math and the RD and DTR Exams

Math and the RD and DTR Exams Probably the most asked about topic I receive from students is help with the math used in the many nutrition equations.  I thought it would be useful to…

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