Why Giving up My Dietitian’s License Was the Healthy Choice


by Russell Berger

Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to present this guest post by Cassie Bjork, RD, former LD, and founder of (formerly Cassie is a globally recognized industry leader in weight loss, a highly sought-after speaker, and the #1 international best-selling author of Why Am I Still Fat?: The Hidden Keys to Unlocking That Stubborn Weight Loss. After spending nearly a decade as a licensed dietitian, Cassie relinquished her dietitian license after a five-year battle with her state licensing board over what she could teach. This is the story of how governing bodies are influenced by the Big Food industry and why outdated diet approaches are sti...