#HealthTalk With Rachel Begun, MS, RD: Healthy Holiday Eating
Who: Rachel Begun, R.D.
What: #HealthTalk Twitter Chat
When: Tuesday, December 18th from 12:00-1:00pm EST
Why: Yes, it’s possible. The holidays can be nutritious and delicious! With lots of big meals and parties ahead, join our conversation with Rachel Begun, MS, RD, CDN on how to make healthy choices.
Learn more about our co-host:
Whether writing, speaking, consulting for the food industry or conducting a media interview, Rachel comes to the table with the same philosophy: good nutrition and delicious eating must co-exist for healthy habits to be sustainable. This philosophy is the driving force behind her work with health organizations, food manufacturers and foodservice providers to assist them in developing, implementing and communicating their nutrition and culinary education platforms, products and services. As The Gluten Free RD, a particular area of expertise for Rachel is working alongside chefs and foodservice providers to serve safe and healthful gluten free options for consumers.
As a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Rachel regularly conducts interviews with the media. She has contributed her knowledge to many outlets, including USA Today, CNN, Consumer Reports, Eating Well, Fitness, Us Weekly, Woman’s Day, Better Homes and Gardens, Today Health/MSNBC, Shape.com and Doctor Radio Sirius Satellite.
Rachel is a scientific/medical/nutrition advisor to several organizations, including the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, Delicious Living Magazine and The Creative Kitchen.
Rachel graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a B.A. in biology and a concentration in pre-medical studies. She earned her M.S. degree in nutrition education from Teachers College, Columbia University and completed her internship for registered dietitian certification there as well.