Dawn Jackson Blatner
Dawn is a trusted food and nutrition expert appearing regularly in national media. Dawn believes in using the power of food to prevent and manage illness and maintain optimal health. She is a registered dietitian, certified specialist in sports dietetics, and the nutrition consultant for the Chicago Cubs.
Dawn is the author of The Flexitarian Diet and co-author of Counseling Overweight Adults: the Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit. She is an expert resource for media outlets such as Dateline, Newsweek, USA Today, and Web MD. She has a private practice based in Chicago, IL, providing personalized nutrition counseling, healthy cooking classes and educational workshops.
Dawn was a national media spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and has 13 years of experience working with clients to improve health outcomes such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and cancer. Dawn received Lifetime Television’s 2011 “Remarkable Woman Award” for her work in the field of nutrition. She holds a BS in Human Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.