Food & Nutrition Information You Can Trust
Personalize your nutrition.  If you have nutrition questions, this site allows you to chat with a Registered Dietitian about diet and lifestyle modification.
Registered dietitians educate and coach people on many different topics, including:
• Healthy Meals
• Weight Gain or Weight Loss
• Menu Planning
• Diabetes
• Kidney Disease
• Food Handling
• Sports Nutrition
• Food Labels
• Lowering Cholesterol
• Cancer
• And Many More!

Ask a Dietitian today!

Personalized nutrition means personal success.

Ask the Dietitian - FAQs


Q. How can you eat six meals per day and still lose weight?
Q. When trying to lose weight, is it a good idea to eliminate certain food groups, like carbohydrates?
Q. Can you eat out and still maintain your diet?
Q. Can your thyroid affect your ability to lose weight?

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Catherine Wernimont, RDN, LD, BS in Dietetics, Iowa State University

Sasha Bloyer, RDN, LD,
BS in Dietetics, Iowa State University

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Krista Heuton, RDN, LD,
BS in Dietetics, University of Northern Colorado

Michelle Scranton, MS, RDN, LD, MS in Dietetics, Eastern Illinois University

The "Ask the Expert" website is intended to provide users with general information about nutritional topics through a question and answer format that will enable you to ask a dietitian questions of a general nature pertaining to nutrition issues.  This question and answer forum should not take the place of personal and professional healthcare, and is provided for general informational purposes only. You should only take medical advice from your physician, and if you have health concerns, seek the advice of your primary healthcare professional immediately.  If this is a medical emergency, please dial 911.  The health professional has a right to refuse to answer any question.  Not all questions and responses will be posted for viewing by users of the website."  Please allow up to a week for answers to post. Thank you for visiting our website