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Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

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

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.

18 Easy Ways to Slash Calories in Your Favorite Recipes

Slimming down your favorite recipes can help your family shed weight and keep it off. But you don’t have to sacrifice flavor or texture. Try these tweaks to boost nutrients and fiber while reducing calories in go-to recipes.

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Don’t Let Fast Food Derail Your Diet at the Ballpark

Eating at the ballpark is a beloved ritual. But why let loaded hot dogs derail your diet when today’s stadiums are offering more nutritious and appealing options? Try these tricks for enjoying the day without having to loosen your belt.

The 5 Best Breakfast Foods for You

Skipping breakfast not only increases the risk of weight gain but also influences energy levels, mood and cognitive function. You need the right fuel for premium performance. Start with these five.

Should You Pay More for Cage-Free or Organic Eggs?

Egg labeling isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There are so many different terms, and they’re not well-defined. Discover what each egg label means so you can make informed decisions at the grocery store.

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Why Basil Should Be Your BFF (Infographic)

The king of herbs, basil is a versatile, delicious herb that is one of the easiest herbs to grow. Look beyond its fragrant character to see why you should make it your go-to seasoning.