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!

Southern Living Slim Down Cookbook

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.

Latest from O'NeilOnEating.com

Southern Vegetables Celebrated at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival | 13 June 2016
  “The larger the radish, the spicier it is. Who here is afraid of radishes?” asked Rebecca Lang, author of The Southern Vegetable Cookbook. Leading a sold out class on ‘Vegetable Versatility” at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Lang saw there were no hands in the air. This was a room full of enthusiastic … Continue reading Southern Vegetables Celebrated at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival


Read all about it: New Nutrition Facts Label | 26 May 2016
  The old saying “you can’t believe everything you read” shouldn’t refer to the black and white Nutrition Facts label printed on packaged food products. While marketing words such as ‘all natural’ and ‘made with whole grains’ are often part of the manufacturer’s package design; each line listed on the Nutrition Facts panel is closely … Continue reading Read all about it: New Nutrition Facts Label