Carrie Dennett media


Official Bio

Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CDHealthy For Your Life Cover is a Pacific Northwest-based registered dietitian nutritionist, certified intuitive eating counselor, journalist and speaker. She is the author of Healthy For Your Life: A holistic approach to optimal wellness, and the nutrition columnist for The Seattle Times. She also writes regularly for The Washington Post, Today’s Dietitian magazine and Environmental Nutrition newsletter. When she’s not writing, Carrie provides one-on-one nutrition counseling, helps people build better relationships with food using a non-diet, intuitive and mindful eating approach.

Carrie has nearly 300 cookbooks in her personal library and enjoys cooking, vegetable gardening and traveling when she’s not debunking nutrition myths or helping her clients unload some of their food-related baggage.

Written Work

Carrie writes regularly for The Seattle Times, The Washington Post, Today’s Dietitian magazine and Environmental Nutrition newsletter. You can find all of her Seattle Times columns here and links to her other articles here.

Media Mentions changed the way I think about food,” “Celebrating Hanukkah? Make latkes your pre-workout snack” and “The healthiest orders at Dunkin’ Donuts

U.S. News & World Report Eat + Run: “Eating for your skin,” “Eating for your bones” and “6 overrated foods

Food Network’s Healthy Eats:Common diet wisdom not so wise?” and “To boost your health, spice up your life

Aaptiv:How to make healthier food choices at every meal,” “6 signs you’re not eating enough carbs,” “Is diet really more effective than exercise for weight loss?” “The science behind stress eating and how to stop,” and “Do you really need to go gluten-free?

MyDomaine:Are superfoods really that good for you?

Women’s Health:How to beat your brain’s compulsion to crave unhealthy foods

The List:What healthy people really eat for lunch

Mentions in “Smart Brief

Broadcast Segments

KING 5 New Day Northwest: “Food Allergies” (July 26, 2018) “Eating to Fight Inflammation” (April 11, 2018) “Dietary Fat Confusion” (November 22, 2017), “Food Myths” (August 9, 2017) “Oral Allergy Syndrome” (May 11, 2017), and “Spring Pantry Cleanout” (March 16, 2017)

WOSU Public Radio | All Sides with Ann Fisher:Food Myths

Doctor Radio with Samantha Heller on SiriusXM: “Low-carb diets” (August 24, 2018), “Organic Dairy” (October 6, 2017) and “What you need to know about iron” (November 10, 2016)

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