Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

Erin Coleman is a registered and licensed dietitian with extensive freelance writing experience. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her dietetic internship at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Food & Nutrition

After obtaining her Registered Dietitian credential, Erin worked as a health educator for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of General Internal Medicine for several years. She started her writing career in 2010, when her oldest son was born. Her diet articles - including topics of weight loss, healthy eating, meal planning, gluten-free, vegetarianism, organic, vitamins and supplements - are published on,,,,,,, and

Exercise and Fitness

Erin has expertise in fitness and sports nutrition in part because of her experience working as a Registered Dietitian for Life Time Fitness in Illinois. She has also completed a marathon and enjoys working out - especially running - on a regular basis. Erin’s sports nutrition, exercise and fitness articles are published on top-name websites, such as, and

Parenting & Children

A mother of two, Erin understands the importance of all aspects of parenting, including pregnancy and breastfeeding. As part of her dietetic internship, she enjoyed working for the Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) program in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She has published numerous child-related articles on, including topics of pregnancy, breastfeeding, childhood nutrition, child health, childhood obesity, meal planning for children and childhood development.


A registered and licensed dietitian, Erin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science with over eight years' experience working and writing in the science realm. Her professional experience includes working as a research specialist for the University of Madison Department of Medicine, and she's published articles in areas of food science, exercise science, chemistry, pharmacogenetics, and medicine. Her science articles appear on reputable websites -- such as,,, and

Most Recent Contributions by Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

B Vitamins and Depression

Believe it or not, depression may be linked with the amount of B vitamins you're taking in on a daily basis. Knowing which B vitamin deficie ... Read More

Can a Multivitamin Cause Heart Palpitations?

Are you experiencing heart palpitations and wonder what the cause is of this unpleasant (sometimes scary) occurrence? You may be wondering i ... Read More

Printable Weight Loss Journal

If you're having difficulty shedding pounds, consider using a weight loss journal to help you achieve success. A 2012 study published in the ... Read More

Vegan Appetizer Recipes

Just because you're following a vegan diet doesn't mean you have to skip the appetizers or settle for bland-tasting recipes. Vegan appetizer ... Read More

Why Do Vitamins Make Me Sleepy?

More often than not, taking vitamins regularly boosts your energy instead of making you tired, as fatigue is a common symptom of vitamin and ... Read More

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Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.