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Lauren Armstrong, RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Expertise

Nutrition, Dietetics

Education

Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Highlights

There is an absolute science behind nutrition. At each meal, our body is utilizing every nutrient in a different way. Food choices affect how we feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. My goal is to be able to bring that science forward for you in a clear and concise way.

— Lauren Armstrong, RDN

Experience

Lauren Armstrong, RDN, has dipped her feet in many areas of health and dietetics. Her career first started with managing a university dining service, focusing on budgets and proper food handling. From there she transitioned into community dietetics, working several years in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program.

Educating and counseling families on nutrition is where Lauren's passion for writing started. It went from creating pamphlets and handouts for her community, to writing for well-known publications including Livestrong and Greatist.

Education

Lauren received her BS in Dietetics from Western Michigan University. She then went on to complete a 1,200-hour supervised internship at Michigan State University to sit for the national Registered Dietitian exam.

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