Carolyn O'Neil, M.S. R.D.

The more you know, the more you can eat!

I truly believe that the more you know about nutrition, the more delicious and varied your food choices can be. As a registered dietitian my professional specialty is food & nutrition communications and my personal passion is sharing the wonderful win-win of taste & health today via many media platforms.

As a blogger, cookbook author, journalist, speaker and broadcast professional I enjoy reporting on food, nutrition and cuisine for websites, television, radio, magazines, and newspapers. I seek out the best food facts by visiting farms and food producers while sampling some of the most fabulous restaurants and home cooked meals in the world.
My goal is to promote great health through good nutrition.

Southern and Healthy? You bet your biscuits!

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My new book with Southern Living has arrived. Buy The Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating Well and Living Healthy in the Land of Biscuits and Bacon and enjoy 120 fabulous and figure friendly recipes and oodles of slim savvy secrets.

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Dietitians Dish on What’s New in Nutrition | 5 November 2014
Did you know were supposed to be feeding the friendly bacteria that naturally live in your gut? That’s just one of the hot topics in nutrition research presented to registered dietitians gathered in Atlanta for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2014 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). “Increasing the intake of foods such […]


Rooting for Root Vegetables | 3 November 2014
  Carrots may enjoy a starring role on restaurant menus year round, but other less commonly consumed root vegetables take center stage in the fall. The slightly sharp flavors of parsnips, rutabaga, beets and turnips are a great compliment to hearty braised meats featured on cold weather menus. “The parsnip has that dynamic light licorice […]