When it comes to health, everyone wants to know if they’re doing the right things. People have the desire to be fit, happy and healthy at every stage of their life. This means understanding what’s good for your body and what isn’t.
Making sense of it all with experts by your side
You don’t have to scrounge around and find healthy tips all on your own. These nutritionists will help you sort through the studies and give you advice that will help you live your everyday life easier. Follow these health experts and get the tips you need on your Twitter stream.
1. Joy Bauer
She’s the health and nutrition expert for NBC’s TODAY Show and author of “Joy Bauer’s Food Cures,” “Joy Fit Club Slim and Scrumptious,” “Your Inner Skinny” and “The 90/10 Weight Loss Cookbook” as well as many others. She believes it’s never too late to receive the benefits of healthy living. Get more from her on Twitter at @joybauer.
2. Andrea Chernus
She’s a registered dietician, board certified specialist in Sports Dietetics, certified diabetes educator and consultant to the The Juilliard School. Andrea Chernus is also the author of “The Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance.” Follow her on Twitter at @AndreaChernusRD.
3. Dr. John La Puma
Dr. John La Puma is a professionally trained chef, practicing physician and PBS host. He’s the author of “Refuel: A Revolutionary 24-Day Program to Drop the Gut, Boost Testosterone, and Supercharge Your Strength, Energy, and Stamina Naturally and Forever” and “Chef MD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover’s Road Map to Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Getting Really Healthy.” You can follow him at @johnlapuma.
4. Linda Miner
This certified holistic nutritionist, website master and reiki master is the creator of the youth-restored site Youth-restored.com. She tweets healthy tips, healthy news articles and inspirational quotes for her followers at @linda_miner on Twitter.
5. Dr. Frank Lipman
Frank Lipman is a practicing physician, educator and author. He blogs at Drfranklipman.com. He’s written two books that focus on total health: “Revive: Stop Feeling Spent and Start Living Again” and “Total Renewal.” For tweets that center around food, sleep and music, follow him at @DrFrankLipman on Twitter.
6. Keri Gans
She’s a nutritionist, media personality and author. She wrote, “The Small Change Diet” and blogs for Shape Magazine. She enjoys dining out, fashion trends and yoga. Follow her at @kerigans on Twitter.
TeamNutrition is the initiative from the USDA Food and Services department that aims to support Child Nutrition Programs. You’ll find practical links about recipes, portion control and information that focuses on kid’s health. You can follow the team at @TeamNutrition on Twitter.
8. Sandra Frank
For 30 years, Dr. Sandra Frank has been giving nutrition advice. She’s a nutrient analysis expert and heads the site Dietitians-online.com. Go follow her on Twitter at @DietitianOnline for good advice, newsworthy articles and nutrition facts.
9. Dr. Nancy Collins
Dr. Nancy Collins is a nationally recognized nutrition and health expert based in Las Vegas. She’s the creator of the website Nutrition411. The site provides free and downloadable resources that can be customized to increase positive outcomes and positivity in healthcare settings. You can follow her at @RD411 on Twitter.
10. Gloria Tsang
Gloria Tsang is a registered dietician and founder of HealthCastle.com, a website that gives advice to readers that’s solely from registered dietitians. She also the author of, “Go UnDiet: 50 Small Actions for Lasting Weight Loss.” Get more from her on Twitter at @HealthCastleGlo.
11. Monica Reinagel
She’s a licensed nutritionist, best-selling author and a firm believer in the slow-food movement. She states to her readers, “”I’m here to help you sort food facts from fiction, separate the good information from the bad, and to make eating healthy just a little bit easier – and a lot saner.” You can follow her at @NutritionDiva on Twitter.
12. Dr. Mehmet Oz
He’s a cardiac surgeon, the star of the talk show, “The Dr. Oz Show” and he has a lot to say about health and nutrition for his viewers. He’s written a great variety of books on diet and physical well-being. Some of his works are entitled, “You: Staying Young: The Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty,” “YOU: The Smart Patient: An Insider’s Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment,” and “YOU: Having a Baby: The Owner’s Manual to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy.” Follow him at @DrOz on Twitter.
13. Janet Helm
She’s a registered dietician and writer, who co-founded the websites NutritionBlogNetwork.com and HealthyAperture.com. On her website, Nutrition Unplugged, she writes about her opinions and thoughts about diet myths, food trends and nutrition. Go follow her at @JanetHelm on Twitter.
14. Lauren Harris-Pincus
Lauren Harris-Pincus is passionate about helping others live well and putting them on the path to great health. She’s the current owner of Nutrition Starring YOU, LLC and has worked as a registered dietician in her New York/New Jersey area private practice for the last 18 years. Get more from her on Twitter at @LaurenPincusRD.
15. Kathy Siegel
Kathy Siegel is the owner of a nutrition communications firm, Triad to Wellness Consulting. As a registered dietician, she works with her team to help portray important messages to the audiences of health professionals. Follow her at @KathySiegelRDN.
16. Dr. David Katz
He’s the director of the Yale Prevention Research Center and author of the book, “Dr. David Katz’s Flavor-Full Diet: Use Your Tastebuds to Lose Pounds and Inches with this Scientifically Proven Plan.” His work also focuses on childhood obesity. Get more from him on Twitter at @DrDavidKatz.
17. Susan Dopart
She’s written “A Recipe for Life by the Doctor’s Dietitian,” and “Healthy You, Healthy Baby: A Mother’s Guide to Gestational Diabetes by the Doctor’s Dietitian.” She aims to promote a lifestyle eating whole foods. She’s also a Huffington Post Blogger. Follow her on Twitter at @smnutritionist.
18. Dr. Andrew Weil
He’s the author of “8 Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body’s Natural Healing Power” and “True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure.” Dr. Andrew Weil enjoys sharing information about integrative medicine, nutrition, and natural health. Get more from him at @DrWeil on Twitter.
19. Lori Shemek
She’s a fat loss expert and author of, “FIRE-UP YOUR FAT BURN! Super Easy Quick Tips, Strategies and Goals for Fast Weight Loss.” She enjoys discussing workout tips, dietary options and health advice. You can follow her at @LoriShemek.
20. Marion Nestle
She’s a professor at New York University in the department of nutrition, food studies and public health. She talks about food policies and politics with her followers on social media. Marion Nestle is the author of “Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health.” Follow her on Twitter at @marionnestle.
21. Dr. Barry Sears
He’s dedicated the last three decades of his career in research to studying the link between health, hormones and diet. Dr. Barry Sears is the author “The Anti-Inflammation Zone: Reversing the Silent Epidemic That’s Destroying Our Health” and “The Mediterranean Zone: Unleash the Power of the World’s Healthiest Diet for Superior Weight Loss, Health, and Longevity.” You can follow him on Twitter at @DrBarrySears.
22. Elisa Zied
Elisa Zied is a registered dietician who aims to give you trustworthy health information in an approachable manner. She’s the author of “Younger Next Week: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days” and “Feed Your Family Right!: How to Make Smart Food and Fitness Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle.” You can follow her at @elisazied on Twitter.
23. Lisa Stollman
She’s a registered dietician and certified diabetes instructor. Lisa Stollman is also a Teen and Adult Weight Management Expert and author of, “ The Teen Eating Manifesto: The Ten Essential Steps to Losing Weight, Looking Great and Getting Healthy.” Go follow her on Twitter at @eatwellrd for more.
24. Cynthia Sass
As a registered nutritionist, she’s the nutrition consultant to the Tampa Bay Rays. She’s known for her books “S.A.S.S. Yourself Slim: Conquer Cravings, Drop Pounds, and Lose Inches” and “Flat Belly Diet!” Follow her on Twitter for health tips and advice at @cynthiasass.
25. Kristin Kirkpatrick
Kristin Kirkpatrick is a registered dietician and Cleveland Clinic nutrition expert. She’s also a Dr. Oz Show Advisory Board member and tweets about diet news and health advice. Go follow on Twitter at @KristinKirkpat.
26. Cheryl Forberg
For contestants on the show “The Biggest Loser,” they look to Cheryl Forberg for top-notch nutrition advice. She’s also a James Beard award-winning chef, registered dietician, Huffington Post blogger and urban farmer. Get more from her on Twitter at @CherylForbergRD.
27. Dr. Mark Hyman
He’s the author of “The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet: Activate Your Body’s Natural Ability to Burn Fat and Lose Weight Fast” and “The UltraSimple Diet: Kick-Start Your Metabolism and Safely Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 7 Days.” He also writes cookbooks that put his health tips into actionable advice for his readers. Follow him at @markhymanmd on Twitter.
28. Carolyn O’Neil
She’s known for being a down-to-earth dietician. She’s a passionate educator and enjoys great food. Carolyn O’Neil is also the author of “Southern Living Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating well and living healthy in the land of biscuits and bacon.” Follow her on Twitter at @carolynoneil.
29. Dr. Janet Brill
She’s passionate about helping people stay heart-healthy with whole foods and fitness plans. Dr. Janet Brill is the author of “Cholesterol Down: Ten Simple Steps to Lower Your Cholesterol in Four Weeks Without Prescription Drugs” and “Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease.” Get more from her on Twitter at @DrJanetBrill.
30. Rania Batayneh
On her nutrition consulting firm’s website, Essential Nutrition For You, Rania Batayneh states that her mission is “to change your lifestyle for lasting results by developing sustainable eating strategies that will enhance your well-being and transform you from confused to confident as you work towards optimal health.” She tweets about recipes, health news and her daily life over at @RaniaBatayneh on Twitter.
Take a moment to follow these thought-leaders on Twitter to improve your well-being and your happiness. With enough tips and advice from these health experts, you’ll be on the road to great health in no time!