Our 258th story comes from Wendy Watkins, owner of Upstate Nutrition and Plate 108
Is it possible to have fun doing your job and make a difference in people's lives at the same time? For Wendy Watkins, the answer is a resounding yes! Wendy's a registered nutritionist, a person who provides evidence based information regarding nutrition and healthy living. As the owner of Upstate Nutrition, Wendy provides registered dietitians to hospitals, nursing homes, etc, who help individuals from children to geriatrics with healthy living and dietary needs. The fun kicks in as owner of Greer's Plate 108 where Wendy teaches people how to cook and eat healthy. She says that eating and cooking are social things, so using cooking classes to help people lead healthy lives is a natural and fun part of her job.