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 livestrong.com, medifastblog.com, reidhospital.org, ehow.com, sfgate.com, azcentral.com, chron.com, thenest.com and modernmom.com.

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 livestrong.com, jillinamichaels.com and fitday.com.

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 ModernMom.com, including topics of pregnancy, breastfeeding, childhood nutrition, child health, childhood obesity, meal planning for children and childhood development.

Science

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 reidhospital.org, unitedconcordia.com, livestrong.com, and medifastblog.com.

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

Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Great breakfast recipes will keep your figure slim and trim, help you feel full and satisfied all morning long, and make your mouth water. T ... Read More

How Long Do You Grill Hamburgers?

The length of time it will take you to grill hamburgers depends on a variety of factors, including burger thickness, doneness desired, and w ... Read More

How to Cook a Turkey Overnight

For less stress the day of a big celebratory or holiday meal, try roasting your turkey at a lower temperature overnight while you sleep. You ... Read More

How to Freeze Strawberries

Don't let extra strawberries sitting around the house go to waste. Freezing strawberries drastically extends the shelf life and ensures they ... Read More

Methods of Cooking Potatoes

The different ways to prepare and cook potatoes are endless, which is one reason you'll never be bored when choosing potato recipes. Whether ... Read More

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