about katherine
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katherine brooking

about katherine
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, Live with Regis & Kelly, The Early Show on CBS, 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.

Katherine is currently co-authoring the first Appetite for Health book, due out in March 2013 from Penguin Publishers.

In 2009, Katherine co-founded Smart Cookie Productions, Inc., a media communications company providing health-related content for broadcast, web, and print. Smart Cookie publishes AppforHealth.com produces a weekly nutrition and fitness segment series, Appetite for Health, nationally syndicated throughout the US.

Prior to her work in media, 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 Banking and Finance from Columbia University.

Katherine lives in both New York and Miami Beach with Ollie & Jack, two of the world's finest canines.

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.