- Ellie Krieger
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Ellie Krieger is a registered dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications, and author of The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life (Taunton Press, January 2008) and Small Changes, Big Results (Clarkson Potter, February 2005). Her extensive work in the media has earned her a loyal following and national recognition as a trusted health professional.
Ellie is the host of Food Network's Healthy Appetite. She was the host for the national, network, syndicated TV show Living Better and she has appeared as a guest expert on dozens of programs including Today, CNN, CBS's Saturday Early Show, Your Total Health, The Other Half and Food Network's In Food Today. She also hosted a live internet radio show called In Balance with Ellie Krieger.
Ellie is a regular contributor to People's Your Diet and Parenting magazines, was the nutrition columnist for Rodale's Fitness Swimmer, and has written articles for Women's Day, Baby Talk, American Baby and Running News magazines. She has been quoted in numerous publications including Self, Glamour, GQ, Prevention, Men's Journal, Ladies Home Journal, The New York Daily News and Newsday.
In addition, Ellie is an adjunct professor in the New York University Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health. She has served as a spokesperson for numerous commodity boards and brands, including The California Strawberry Commission, Horizon Organic and Boca Foods. She regularly speaks at events around the country.
Ellie held the position of director of nutritional services at the prestigious La Palestra Center for Preventative Medicine where she worked with a team of physicians, psychologists and fitness specialists to create a multi-faceted obesity treatment program.
In her years in private practice she counseled a wide variety of clients, from homemakers and CEOs, to notable celebrities and models. Ellie was also a Wilhelmina model herself for more than ten years.
She received her bachelor's degree, with honors and distinction, in clinical nutrition from Cornell University and her master's in nutrition education from Columbia University.