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Carolyn O'Neil
Atlanta, GA

Health & Medical Lifestyle


Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian
O'Neil Nutrition Communications
Carolyn O'Neil is a registered dietitian, former CNN food and health correspondent and co-author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! She can discuss nutrition, healthy eating, dieting and using food and nutrition to remain healthy.
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Atlanta, GA 30342
United States
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Noted nutrition expert and television personality CAROLYN O'NEIL, MS, RD shares her refreshing food philosophy- “The More You Know, The More You Can Eat!” She is a registered dietitian and award-winning author and journalist who reported on food and health at CNN for nearly 20 years. Carolyn is the co-author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! (Simon & Schuster, Atria Books) – winner “Best Health and Nutrition Book” at the World Food Media awards. Carolyn is an AOL Diet & Fitness Coach with online weight control workshops, writes a weekly column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Healthy Eating Out” and appears on the Food Network as “The Lady of the Refrigerator” a recurring nutrition expert on Alton Brown’s hit program Good Eats. Carolyn’s CNN television reporting on food, nutrition and cuisine earned three James Beard Foundation Awards and she was the first dietitian to be inducted into the James Beard Who’s Who in Food and Beverage. The American Heart Association, The American Dietetic Association and the National Restaurant Association have presented O’Neil with awards for food and nutrition education. Carolyn O’Neil has a master’s degree in Nutrition and Communication from Boston University (1980) and an undergraduate degree in Foods and Nutrition from Florida State University (1976.) She completed her Dietetic Internship at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, San Diego and has been a registered dietitian for nearly 30 years.

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Recent Publications/Appearances


May 1, 2013 AJC "Eating healthfully without electricity"

April 16, 2013 AJC "How to fix healthy meals when the power goes out"

July 15, 2012 "Keeping the pounds off during the summer - Minneapolis News and ..."

April 10, 2012 "How to Follow a Blood Pressure Controlling Diet Genetic ObesityNet"

September 1, 2011 Fox5 "Packing a Healthy School Lunch on  Good Day Atlanta"

March 30, 2011 Fox5 "Carolyn O'Neil Discusses Diet 411"

Nov 29, 2010 WCBD News 2 Today "Separating Fads from Scientific Fact"

Nov 9, 2010 WebMD "Three Top Chefs Share Their Holiday Recipes"

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, weekly column "Healthy Eating Out" also on

Oct 5, 2010 WTNH "The Most Common food & Diet Misconceptions"

April 13, 2010 AJC "Healthy Eating: Some fats linked to health benefits"

Blog: DishOnDieting

The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! co-author with Densie Webb, PhD RD, Simon & Schuster, Atria Books 2004, paperback edition 2009


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