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Nurse Practitioner Amanda Decker drops by the show today to talk about the challenges of teaching low-carb on Episode 1673 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.
“Schools teach nutrition, but a lot of times the guidelines they teach don’t fit most of us.”
– Amanda Decker
Amanda Decker, a 1999 graduate of Dickson County High School, completed her undergraduate degree in philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University, graduating cum laude Class of 2003. She entered the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing to begin the nursing “bridge” program that would allow her to take accelerated nursing courses to advance into the Master of Science in Nursing after completing the first year of study. Mrs. Decker completed her academic studies at Vanderbilt School of Nursing achieving a Master of Science in Nursing and acquired her Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2005. She is also listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and qualified to perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals.
Listen in today to hear Jimmy talk with Amanda Decker about the unique challenges of sharing the good news about health and nutrition, especially the low-carb way of eating, in a rural setting, and the unique challenges of conveying the truth about the nutrition messaging in rural America.