These Twitter feeds are packed with diet tips, healthy living tips, and delicious recipes
Today is Food Day (isn't every day?), a national event started by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Events across the country aim to promote better diets and sustainable, organic, and humane farming, and reduce hunger. And whether you want to learn more about these food issues, stay up to date on the latest nutrition news and trends, or just find some great healthy recipes, you can have information at the tips of your fingers. How? Follow these 11 Twitter accounts from registered dieticians to chefs for all of the latest in the food world. (And, oh yeah, don’t forget to follow us @Shape_Magazine!)
1. @CSPI The center for Science in the Public Interest is a science-backed organization that helps protect the public with studies, advocacy work, and education efforts.
2. @jamieoliver British chef, cookbook author, and TV personality, Jamie Oliver is also a food advocate, working towards sustainability. Plus, he shares a delicious recipe each day.
3. @beardfoundation The James Beard Foundation celebrates American culinary heritage. Follow them for food and nutrition news roundups, interviews with chefs, great recipes, and more.
4. @ashleykoff A registered dietician, Ashley Koff, R.D. gives great easy recipe ideas, nutrition advice, and answers tons of questions from followers.
5. @food_tank A think tank for food, this advocacy group works to educate people about sustainable hunger and obesity solutions.
6. @CJNutrition The New York-based registered dieticians at C&J Nutrition tweet healthy meal ideas and tips, as well as what’s going on in their own kitchens.
7. @marionnestle An activist and professor of food studies and public health at NYU, Marion Nestle, M.P.H., Ph.D. gives context to confusing food and nutrition politics and news. She’s also the author of FoodPolitics.com and many books on food safety and nutrition.
8. @kerigans A registered dietician and yoga lover, Keri Gans, R.D. shares links to interesting nutrition articles and tons of healthy eating and fitness tips.
9. @michaelpollan Follow Michael Pollan, the author of Cooked, In Defense of Food for articles and tweets about the link between food and public health.
10. @Ellie_Krieger The host of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite, Ellie Krieger, R.D. tweets tips, recipes, and advice on eating healthfully and deliciously.
11. @bittman Cookbook author and New York Times writer Mark Bittman shares info on health and agriculture policy as well as insight into healthy food news and trends.