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.

Gluten Free Ginger Snaps Recipe

3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup cane sugar, divided 3/4 cup butter 2 large eggs 1/3 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla ext ... Read More

Institute for Integrative Nutrition

If you're thinking about a career as a health coach, you may have come across the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)as an option to h ... Read More

Mayo Clinic Diet

Mayo Clinic is well known nationwide, so it's no surprise its diet receives rave reviews by many. This diet is a long-term program developed ... Read More

Orange Nutrition

Oranges are loaded with essential nutrients and make an excellent addition to any healthy meal plan. Knowing more about the nutrition conten ... Read More

Rice Diet Menu

The rice diet is a low-fat, low-calorie (800 to 1,200 calories per day) whole foods diet consisting mainly of grains, fruits, veggies, low-s ... Read More

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