NCSPC announced and welcomed Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN - Bucket List Tummy as the Registered Dietitian of record for the Commission and its members. Schlichter will be responsible for monthly blog posts, newsletter content, recipe creation, live social media posts and will be available for health-related interviews pertaining to sweet potatoes.
Sarah Schlichter is a Registered Dietitian with a Master's in Public Health. She writes and owns the popular blog, Bucket List Tummy, sharing healthy family-friendly recipes, fitness tips and more. Sarah also works as a freelance writer and nutrition and media consultant, and has been recognized in national outlets such as Bustle, Women's Running, My Fitness Pal, Runner's World, Shape, Prevention, Fitness and more. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys long distance running and being active outside with her husband, toddler and dog, named Tater.
“We are thrilled to have Sarah on board. She will bring knowledge and influence to our health programs and campaigns sharing health and nutrition facts with consumers,” said Board President, Brent Leggett.
NCDA& CS Marketing Specialist, Heather Barnes commented, “As we started looking at who influences consumer eating habits, Registered Dietitians quickly rose to the top of the list. The NCSPC realized if we were going to work with RDs we needed someone with those credentials. Working with Schlichter will ensure the materials NCSPC develops will be accurate and meet the needs of RDs and add to the credibility of our health and nutrition messaging.”
The NC SweetPotato commission has focused 2020 as a year of connecting to consumers regarding health and versatility of sweet potatoes. A new tool kit for Registered Dietitians will be released in the fall.
For more information:
North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
Tel: +1 (919) 894-1067