Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS is a licensed nutritionist and professionally-trained chef. She holds a Master’s of Science in Human Nutrition and is a board-certified nutrition specialist. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American College of Nutrition, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
Her weekly Nutrition Diva podcast has been one of the top-rated health podcasts since it debuted in 2008, with over 18 million downloads. Winner of the 2011 Apex Award for Excellence in Writing as well as a Bronze Magnum Opus Award for Best How-To Article, her expert advice is regularly featured on television, radio, on the web, and in the nation’s leading magazines and newspapers.
The IF Rating system has been hailed as “the most sophisticated approach to date for predicting the inflammatory effects of foods” and her 2006 Amazon best-seller The Inflammation Free Diet Plan was cited by Oprah Magazine as “America’s next great diet craze.” Her latest book, Nutrition Diva’s Secrets for a Healthy Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid, and What to Stop Worrying About (2011), is a practical, fact-based antidote to diet fads, myths, and urban legends.