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Dawn Jackson Blatner

Dawn Jackson Blatner
Nutrition is an exciting and dynamic field; there are constantly new studies about food and nutrition and there are so many avenues you can use your degree and credentials for.

Profile: Dawn Jackson Blatner

Registered Dietitian

Dawn’s degree in dietetics has provided her a wide variety of experiences and endless opportunities.

As a dietitian Dawn has worked for a health food store, health spa, university fitness center, a hospital wellness center, and Lifetime TV. Currently, Dawn appears in a variety of magazines and newspapers, as well as on TV, as a trusted food and nutrition expert. She is also the nutrition consultant to the Chicago Cubs and food and nutrition blogger for USA Today and Huffington Post. And if that wasn’t enough Dawn has a private practice where she provides personalized nutrition counseling, healthy cooking classes and educational workshops.

Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts, who allow their career paths to expand across a broad spectrum from hospitals to marketing firms to grocery/stores to book/magazine writing and TV shows. “It is our responsibility to take food and nutrition science and help people apply it to their everyday lives. We help people choose the right foods for their body so they can look and feel their best,” Dawn explained.

Dawn says she most enjoys the ability to help people feel great and the exciting variety in her job. She strongly encourages her career for these same, reasons. “Nutrition is an exciting and dynamic field; there are constantly new studies about food and nutrition and there are so many avenues you can use your degree and credentials for,” she said.

              

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