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Katherine Brooking MS, RD

Katherine Brooking is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education from Columbia University. She is dedicated to helping people achieve better health and richer lives through sound nutrition and healthy lifestyles. She a frequent nutrition contributor to top-tier national morning shows including the TODAY show, The Early Show on CBS, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America Health as well as dozens of local affiliate stations across the country.

As a writer covering health and wellness topics, Katherine has contributed to SELF Magazine, Prevention, Cooking Light and Woman’s Day and other leading news publications including The Washington Post, Huffington Post and New York Daily News. She also writes a weekly column for WebMD.

Her first book, The Real Skinny: Appetite for Health’s 101 Fat Habits & Slim Solutions (published by Penguin in 2013 and co-authored with Julie Upton) provides real world, practical “slim solutions” to help readers lose weight and keep it off for good. Katherine’s blog, AppforHealth.com, produces daily nutrition and fitness content.

Prior to her work in communications, Katherine had a private nutrition practice in Manhattan and was the exclusive Registered Dietitian for the health service at Columbia University Medical School. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science from Columbia University and her clinical nutrition training at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, CT. Katherine also holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies from Columbia University.

Katherine lives in the New York area with Jack, a tiny canine.

Professional Affiliations:

American Dietetic Association:
Registered Dietitian, #947264

Dietitians in Business and Communications

The Greater New York Dietetic Association (GNYDA)

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists

Nutrition Entrepreneurs

©2010 Katherine Brooking. All rights reserved. Photos of Katherine: Lisa Hancock.