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Christy Brissette, RD

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Christy Brissette, RD

Christy Brissette is one of North America’s top dietitians and a leading nutrition and food communications expert. She is the President of 80 Twenty Nutrition, a nutrition and food media company and private practice. Her mission? To end food confusion and dieting once and for all. Christy empowers her clients to look and feel their best with the healing power of healthy, delicious food. Christy is a spokesperson, nutrition and food writer and blogger for Huffington Post and others, a healthy recipe developer and YouTube video producer. She is regularly interviewed by national TV, radio and print media on nutrition and health. She has her finger on the pulse of the latest nutrition and food science and trends, and synthesizes and prioritizes it just for you!

Stories by Christy.RD

The pumpkin spice trend doesn't stop with lattes. Everything from marshmallows to instant oatmeal comes in pumpkin spice flavor now, but are there any healthy food options for pumpkin spice fans? Try... more
In a nutshell: You really need to be eating these little guys. 
Chocolate milk isn't your only option.
Taco Bell recently announced their new grain-free taco, but low-carb doesn't always mean healthy.
The food industry often masks bitter flavors in yogurt, bread, and chocolate by adding sugar. But a new company has created a natural "bitter blocker" that might eliminate the need—and your... more
Brunch is what makes weekends great, but the food options aren't always the healthiest. Here's how dietitians hack the menu.
Store-bought granola can be high in added sugars and unhealthy fats, adding major calories to your day. Try these healthy fiber- and protein-packed versions created by dietitians for the perfect... more
Camping trips are one of the best parts of summer, but it's not always easy to pack nutritious foods. Here are my top picks for portable healthy meals and snacks.
You know you need to eat your broccoli. It's rich in phenolics—antioxidants that are linked to a lower risk of cancer and diabetes—and fiber. Make this leafy green your new favorite vegetable with... more
The coffee giant launched new afternoon-only granita drinks that seem to be made with virtuous ingredients such as lemonade, tea, strawberries, or coffee over shaved ice. But will these chilly drinks... more