Rosanne is an internationally recognized nutrition expert and author with a passion for facts. She helps consumers turn confusion into clarity, and mistrust into confidence. A researcher and writer at heart, Rosanne created her blog, Chew the Facts© , to help consumers decipher nutrition fact from myth, so they can relax and enjoy eating for better health. Rosanne founded Rust Nutrition Services, providing nutrition communications consulting to the food industry and science-based-medicine organizations. She is the co-author of several books in the For Dummies® consumer series including DASH Diet For Dummies®, The Glycemic Index Cookbook for Dummies® and The Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies®.
Special thanks to the Calorie Control Council for sponsoring this episode. All opinions are my own.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Robyn Flipse is the founder of Nutrition Communication Services, a business she established in 2001 to provide a fresh perspective to the rapidly expanding coverage of food, nutrition and diet news in the world today. Robyn’s expert opinions and commentary have been featured in national broadcasts on ABC-News, Dateline NBC and FOX News Channel and in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today. She brings to the position over 40 years of experience as a counselor, teacher, writer and media spokesperson in addition to her credentials as a cultural anthropologist.
Robyn graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics, then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in human nutrition and dietetics and a Master of Arts degree in cultural anthropology from Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey. Her areas of expertise include the cultural forces shaping food fads and diet cults, the science behind no and low calorie sweeteners and their impact on health and weight management, and agricultural innovations to meet growing global food needs.
During this episode, Robyn and I spoke about how she stumbled into the world of entrepreneurship and how she stays healthy under pressure by networking and giving back through volunteering. You can connect with Robyn on Twitter and Instagram.