Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Editor's Podcasts

Linda Snetselaar

The Journal Editor's Podcasts take a look at emerging and hot topics in food and nutrition research. Each podcast, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, FAND, LD, provides insightful interviews and commentary from Dr. Snetselaar as well as authors, researchers, and other experts in the field of food, nutrition, and dietetics.

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Sex and Gender Data Collection in Nutrition Research and Practice
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Healther Schier, MS, with The Ohio State University department of human sciences about best practices in collecting sex and gender data in nutrition research and practice.
Duration: 12:12 min
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Path Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling in Nutrition and Dietetics
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with JAND editorial board member Philip Gleason, PhD about path analysis and equation modeling in nutrition research.
Duration: 20 min
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Diet and Sleep: New Research Opportunities
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Marissa Shams-White, PhD, MSTOM, MS, MPH, with the National Cancer Institute, about the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Assessment (ASA-24) tool and its value in diet-related research and practice involving sleep.
Duration: 10 min
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How COVID-19 Has Impacted WIC
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN and Shannon E. Whaley, PhD, director of Research and Evaluation at PHFE WIC discuss how covid-19 impacted California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program participants and agencies, WIC policy, and how RDNs counsel patients.
Duration: 16 min
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Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii): 2022 JAND Supplement Highlights
Guest Editor Dana Buelsing Sowards, MS, CAPM and Supplement Author Christina Badaracco, MPH, RD, LDN highlight articles and topics from the 2022 Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) supplement to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Read article: https://www.jandonline.org/issue/S2212-2672(21)X0019-6
For more information: www.eatrightpro.org/practice/practice-resources/clinical-malnutrition, www.malnutritionquality.org
Duration: 4 min
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The Need for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Nutrition Research
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND speaks with JAND editorial board member and researcher Carmen Byker Shanks, PhD, RDN about how and why diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) can and should be included nutrition research. Byker Shanks is a co-author of the article "The Need to Incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Reflections from a National Initiative Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Intake" in the July 2022 issue of JAND.
Duration: 19 min
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Multivitamin/Mineral Use in Young Children
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND speaks with Johanna T. Dwyer, DSc, RD about concerns, safety, and best practices for the use of multivitamin/mineral supplements with young children.
Duration: 18 min
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New Research on the Retail Marketing of Sugar Sweetened Beverages
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND interviews Megan Winkler, PhD, RN, about recent research conducted by Dr. Winkler and colleagues on the marketing of sugar sweetened beverages in retail settings as well as working with clients that frequently purchase sugar sweetened beverages.
Duration: 15 min
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Developing Dietary Biomarkers for the Future of Personalized Nutrition
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Francene Steinberg, PhD, RDN about a recently awarded National Institutes of Health grant to study and validate biomarkers of foods and food intake with the goal of providing objective measures to assess individuals' diets, how this research will advance personalized nutrition, and the impact on the field of dietetics.
Duration: 15 min
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An Accurate Response to Food Insecurity Craves an Apples-to-Apples Comparison
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND and Ana Poblacion, PhD, MSc, one of the authors of the JAND Commentary "Comparing Food Security Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations When Choosing Measures" discuss food security and food security measures and how these have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Duration: 12 min
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Intermittent Fasting: Separating Fact from Fiction
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Krista Varady, PhD about the different types of intermittent fasting, the biological mechanism behind intermittent fasting, who may benefit the most from intermittent fasting, and where to look to get the best information.
Duration: 12 min
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Why Is Significance Important in the Use of Study Outcomes in Clinical Settings?
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with JAND editorial board members Jamie Zoellner, PhD, RD and Jeffrey Harris, DrPH, MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND about their article "Pointers and Pitfalls in Interpreting Nutrition and Dietetics Research: The Importance of Statistical and Clinical Significance" and the importance of clinical significance to nutrition and dietetics practitioners.
Duration: 21 min
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Birth to 24 Months: What Nutrition Practitioners Need to Know
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND and Regan Bailey, PhD, RD, MPH, discuss the article "Dietary and Complementary Feeding Practices of US Infants, 6 to 12 Months: A Narrative Review of the Federal Nutrition Monitoring Data". Topics include current research knowledge on this important life stage, the addition of this age group to Dietary Guidelines recommendations, and take home messages for clinical dietitians.
Duration: 9 min
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Why RDNs Need to Know about Physical Activity
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Melinda M. Manore, PhD, RD, FASCM, emeritus professor at Oregon State University about the Physical Activity Toolkit for RDNs, a collaboration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine's Exercise is Medicine® initiative. Manore, one of the authors/developers of the toolkit, discusses the importance of physical activity knowledge for registered dietitian nutritionists, the development of the toolkit, and how food and nutrition practitioners can collaborate with sports medicine professionals.
Duration: 14 min
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Nutrition and Precision Health
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND talks with Holly Nicastro, PhD, MPH with the Office of Nutrition Research at the National Institutes of Health about precision nutrition, a framework in research and practice that considers multiple, synergistic levels of influence: dietary habits, genetic background, health status, microbiome, metabolism, food environment, physical activity, socioeconomics, psychosocial characteristics, and environmental exposures. The primary goal is to optimize metabolic response in individuals or population subgroups through tailored dietary approaches to promote health and prevent and treat disease.
Duration: 11 min
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Food Insecurity, Nutrition, and Latinas: Insights During and Beyond COVID-19
Denise D. Payán, PhD, MPP is the lead author of a commentary in the May 2021 issue of JAND, "Structural Barriers Influencing Food Insecurity, Malnutrition, and Health Among Latinas During and After COVID-19: Considerations and Recommendations." In this podcast, JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND sits down with Payán to discuss rapid increases in food insecurity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ways in which Latinas are impacted by these changes now and will be in the future.
Duration: 21 min
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A New Focus for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Reagan Bailey, PhD, RD, MPH, joins JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, to discuss the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and its first-ever recommendations for birth to 24 months.
Duration: 8:24 min
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Cancer and Diet: February 2021 JAND Issue Highlights
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, highlights articles from a special issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on cancer and diet.
Duration: 8:46 min
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Food Insecurity in Children
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND and Edward Frongillo, PhD, professor and director of Global Health Initiatives with the University of South Carolina, discuss food insecurity in children in American including factors in food insecurity, how food insecurity in children differs from that of adults, and policy and programs that assist in the alleviation of food insecurity.
Duration: 20 min
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The Changing Face of School Foodservice during a Pandemic
Marlene Schwartz, PhD, discusses how Covid-19 changed the school foodservice environment with JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, including challenges, innovations, and lessons learned that could impact school foodservice and policy in the future.
Duration: 19 min
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Bayesian Decision Making
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND discusses Bayesian Decision Making and its use in nutrition and dietetics with Philip Gleason, PhD from Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Duration: 21:25 min
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Food Insecurity: October 2019 JAND Issue Highlights
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND highlights articles from a special issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on food insecurity.
Duration: 4:19 min
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Current Food Security Issues
In this episode, JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND welcomes Cindy Leung, ScD, MPH, JAND Board of Editors member and Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, to address the challenges of food insecurity.
Duration: 15:05 min
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Validation of Dietary Instruments
In this podcast JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND is joined by Sharon Kirkpatrick, PhD, RD, Associate Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. The two discuss the importance of validating dietary instruments, to ensure the use of the best possible instruments in research.
Duration: 15:27 min
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How healthy is the American diet? The Healthy Eating Index helps determine the answer — Leading nutrition experts present insights into the HEI-2015 in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, and Susan Krebs-Smith, PhD, former chief of the Risk Factor Assessment Branch of the National Cancer Institute, discuss the development of the Health Eating Index (HEI), the most recent HEI update, and ways in which dietetics practitioners can use the HEI in research and practice.
Duration: 16:47 min
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The Role of Dietary Fats in Cardiovascular and Other Diseases
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND sits down with Penny M. Kris Etherton, PhD, RDN, FAHA, FNLA, FASN, CLS to discuss dietary fats, and their effect on cardiovascular disease as well as other conditions.
Duration: 22:22 min
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Episode 6
The Research Process Part 6: Academy Research Opportunities

This is the last episode in a six-part series that began May 28, 2018, and discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Alison Steiber, PhD, RDN, chief science officer at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides an overview of Academy research opportunities to Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research and doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program.
Duration: 16:10 min
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Episode 5
The Research Process Part 5: Sharing Results

This is the fifth episode in a six-part series that discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, professor and chair for the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa as well as editor-in-chief for JAND shares her advice and expertise with Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research and doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program on sharing research results.
Duration: 15:48 min
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Episode 4
The Research Process Part 4: Analyzing Data/Results

This is the fourth episode in a six-part series that discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Christopher A. Taylor, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, Professor of Medical Dietetics and Professor Family Medicine for Ohio State University shares his advice and expertise with Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program on analyzing data to gather results.
Duration: 14:44 min
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Episode 3
The Research Process Part 3: Collecting Data

This is the third episode in a six-part series that discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Christopher A. Taylor, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, professor of Medical Dietetics and Professor Family Medicine for Ohio State University shares his advice and expertise with Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research and doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program on collecting data.
Duration: 14:31 min
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Episode 2
The Research Process Part 2: Finding Funding

This is the second episode in a six-part series that discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Sarah A. Johnson, PhD, RDN, assistant professor and director of the Functional Foods and Human Health Laboratory in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University shares her advice with Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research and doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program on finding research funding.
Duration: 15:52 min
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Episode 1
The Research Process Part 1: Forming a Plan

This is the first episode in a six-part series that discusses different aspects of research. In this episode, Chris Biesemeier, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, director of Clinical Nutrition Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, shares her advice with Jennifer Garner, RD, chair of the Academy's Council on Research and doctoral student at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences' Combined PhD/RD Program on forming a research plan.
Duration: 17:33 min
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Pancreatic Cancer: The New Type 3c Diabetes
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND interviews Dana K. Andersen, MD, with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Drs. Snetselaar and Andersen discuss the physiological connection between cancer and diabetes, the difference between type 2 diabetes and type 3c, and the role of dietary intervention in treatment.
Duration: 14:29 min
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Oncology and Nutrition: April 2018 JAND Issue Highlights
JAND Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND highlights articles from a special issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on oncology and nutrition.
Duration: 4:15 min
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What We Know about GMOs: Current Research and Trends
Journal Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD is joined by Ruth S. MacDonald, PhD, RD, Professor and Chair of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. Together they discuss what genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are, the uses of GMOs, research related to safety, and trends in GMO labeling policies.
Disclosures: No funding was provided for this podcast and Drs. Snetselaar and MacDonald have no potential conflicts to disclose.
Duration: 18:00 min
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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
Journal Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, welcomes Teresa Marshall, PhD from the Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry at the University of Iowa to discuss the concerns associated with sugar-sweetened beverages, and current studies and recommendations related to the subject.
Duration: 14:00 min
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Research and the Academy
Journal Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD and the Academy's Chief Science Officer Alison Steiber, PhD, LD, come together to talk about the importance of research to the Academy, trending research topics, and ways Academy members can get involved in research.
Duration: 13:29
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Malnutrition Treatment in Recent Decades
Editor-in-Chief, Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, is joined by Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, from Penn State University to discuss advances in diagnosing and treating malnutrition over the course of recent decades.
Duration: 11:26 min
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Food Safety: Concerns, Trends, and Policy
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, interviews Julie Albrecht, PhD, RD, professor and extension food specialist in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska — Lincoln. Albrecht discusses current concerns and hot topics (eg, 3D printing and genome analysis) in food safety, food regulation today versus foodborne illness outbreaks, the future of food policy, and biosecurity.
Duration: 11:26 min
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Insights on the School Lunch Environment
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, interviews Marlene B. Schwartz, PhD, director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut. Schwartz discusses issues and challenges within the school lunch environment, how school lunches have changed over time, plate waste, strategies to make school lunches healthier, and future policy changes that could have a positive effect on school lunches.
Duration: 10:55 min
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New Ideas Concerning Sports Nutrition
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, interviews Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD, professor emerita of nutrition from Georgia State University with over 25 years of experience in as a sports dietitian, about hot topics and new ideas within the area of sports nutrition and dietetics such as how nutrients support training adaptations for athletes; carbohydrate availability versus intake; and protein, protein, protein. Duration: 9:03 min
Duration: 9:03 min
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Understanding and Working with Individuals with Prediabetes
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, interviews Linda Delahanty, MS, RDN, chief dietitian and director of Nutrition and Behavioral Research at the Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center and assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School on the concept of working with individuals with pre-diabetes in both practice and in research settings.
Duration: 16:42 min
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Purpose and Development of the Dietary Assessment Primer
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, interviews Amy Subar, PhD, MPH, RD, program director with the Risk Factor Assessment Branch of the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program within the National Cancer Cancer Institute, about the Dietary Assessment Primer, a new tool to help researchers determine the best dietary assessment approach for their research objective.
Duration: 8:30 min
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What the Healthy Eating Index Tells Us about US Diet Quality
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND interviews Angie Tagtow, MS, RDN, LD, director of the USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, about the Healthy Eating Index, how it can be utilized by nutrition and dietetics practitioners and other health care professionals, and the diet quality of the United States as measured by the index.

Duration: 12:30 min
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Implications and Applications of Survey Research
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, and Jeffrey Harris, DrPH, RD, CNS, discuss survey research, its importance to the dietetics profession, advice to researchers regarding survey design, and the use of different survey tools.

Duration: 18:18 min
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Changing Childhood Obesity
Editor-in-Chief Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN and Ken Resnicow, PhD, discuss the BMI2 study and interventions to change childhood obesity.

Duration: 7:45 min
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Genetics, Diet, and Health—Part 3
This is the third podcast in a 3-part series with Editor-in-Chief, Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, and Ruth DeBusk, PhD, RD, that discusses nutritional genomics and its implications.

Duration: 16:23 min
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Genetics, Diet, and Health—Part 2
This is the third podcast in a 3-part series with Editor-in-Chief, Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RDN, and Ruth DeBusk, PhD, RD, that discusses nutritional genomics and its implications.

Duration: 15:24 min
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For further information, see the Journal's Nutritional Genomics topic collection

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