Elaine Hinzey

Elaine Hinzey, RD

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Registered Dietitian, Fact Checker, Writer


Nutrition, Health Care


Seton Hill University


— Elaine Hinzey, RD


Elaine Hinzey is a registered dietitian, writer, and fact-checker. Elaine has enjoyed a varied career, including providing nutrition therapy in inpatient, outpatient, community, managed care, and group living environments. However, her true passion is researching, writing, and educating others to improve well-being and self-management of health conditions.



Elaine received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. In 2021, she earned a certificate in Professional Copyediting, Proofreading, and Fact-Checking from New York University.

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