First Bite #1 – June 14, 2018

So what really is in that formula…and what’s it doing to our patients?

(.1 ASHA CEU) For more info, click here.

Course Description

In this episode, join Michelle while she interviews Jeremy Ponds, RD with Path of Life Nutrition, as he delivers a candid, but occasionally comical, interview enlightening colleagues as to the makeup of the various formulas on the market and the impact they have on our pediatric patient’s bodies.  Did you know there are three broad categories of infant formula types?  I didn’t either till he started sharing!!


By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  • 3 different types of formulas that are available on the market.
  • How these formulas are processed in the body.
  • 2 reasons that a particular type of formula may be recommended.


Jeremy Ponds, RD

Jeremy Ponds is a licensed dietitian nutritionist from Columbia SC. He is the owner of Path of Life Nutrition, where he provides integrative and functional nutrition counseling and health coaching for individuals of all ages. He also works as a nutrition consultant for Newberry County Memorial Hospital and is currently serving as the Reimbursement Representative for SCAND. Jeremy received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University and has extensive experience in clinical, outpatient, and community nutrition. He is also in the process of becoming credentialed in integrative and functional nutrition with an emphasis on digestive disorders. Jeremy has a passion for nutrition and wellness and loves coaching clients to better health! He is happily married to his best friend and the proud father of four lively girls! When not buried in researching nutrition, you’ll find Jeremy serving as a human jungle gym, playing outdoors, building things, training in karate or sipping coffee over a good book.