Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

Is Maple Syrup Better for You Than Sugar?

Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Wellness dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, LD, fields this question.

Weight Loss: What’s Wine Doing to Your Waistline?

You’re humming along on your diet, losing 1 pound a week. Suddenly you hit a plateau. Could that nightly glass (or two) of wine have anything to do with it? Discover how your body processes alcohol and get tips on cutting back.

Do Sea Salt, Kosher Salt and Pink Salt Beat Table Salt?

Pink Himalayan salt is trending on food blogs. Kosher salt is touted by chefs. Sea salt is everywhere. Are natural salts more nutritious than regular old table salt? Discover the answer and get five tips for reducing your sodium intake.

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3 Ways the New Food Label Will Help You Slim Down

The new FDA Nutrition Facts label, now finalized, shines a spotlight on hidden sugars — and how many calories and servings are in “biggie-sized” foods. This should help turn the tide on America’s obesity epidemic.