Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. Kristin is a regular contributor to the "Dr. Oz Show" and provides expert opinions for several major magazines, media and web outlets. She has been helping individuals reach their personal goals for more than 12 years.

Posts from Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LDSubscribe feed
Spinach in wooden bowl

7 “Unsexy” Foods You Should Be Eating

Tags: diet, healthy diet, healthy eating, nutrition

When you’re browsing the grocery store or farmer’s market for the latest trends, don’t forget these classic staples with health benefits of their own.


Cut-avocado

6 Tips to Make Calories Count — Instead of Counting Calories

Tags: diet, fat, fiber, healthy diet, nutrition, protein

If you want to preserve your weight and your health, you’re better off focusing on the quality of your food, not the quantity of your calories. Here are a few tips how.


Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Tags: breakfast, calcium, dairy, infographic, probiotics, protein, soy, yogurt

See how popular dairy and non-dairy yogurts compare. Get tips from a dietitian along with ideas for incorporating yogurt into your diet.


Olive oil

6 Surprises About the Mediterranean Diet

Tags: diet, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet

You may already know the basics of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. But you might be surprised to learn a few things about its benefits — and the way it works.


Find the Most Healthy Breakfast Foods at the Grocery Store (Video)

Find the Most Healthy Breakfast Foods at the Grocery Store (Video)

Tags: breakfast, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, protein

How do you make the healthiest breakfast foods choices at the grocery store? Watch this video as we go aisle by aisle and talk about options for cereal, bread and nut-butters.


Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Tags: diet, food safety, healthy diet

You’ve returned from the farmer’s market or grocery store with a haul of healthy food. Now you wonder, where do I store it all?


Various beans

Eat These Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Tags: diet, healthy diet, immune system, minerals, vitamins

Want to fight off that illness that’s spreading around the office or your kid’s school? Start by boosting your immune system with the foods on your plate.


6 types of #tea that will make you healthier. #infographic

Beyond Superfoods: 6 Health-Boosting Teas (Infographic)

Tags: antioxidant, antioxidants, caffeine, cancer, heart disease, infographic, tea

More and more studies are pointing to the health benefits of tea. Black tea may be America's favorite, but our dietitian suggests trying six other with health benefits your body will appreciate.


7 ways to avoid weight gain over the holidays.

How to Overeat Less and Enjoy the Holidays More

Tags: healthy diet, holiday season, holidays

Focus on maintaining — not losing — weight over the holidays, and greet the New Year with a grin. Enjoy seven tips from our wellness dietitian.


Apple-on-Christmas-tree

Why Wait? Make Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution Now

Tags: diet, healthy diet, holiday season, holidays

If you’re planning to eat right and get fit starting after the holiday season, ask yourself a question: Why not now?