author Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN
author Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN

Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN

Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN, INHC is a registered dietitian, health coach, and author with a passion for helping people simplify their wellness routine and build healthy habits. Through her writing, consulting, public speaking, and counseling, she works with individuals, corporations, and the media to help make drama-free healthy living approachable and enjoyable. She is a part of the mindbodygreen Collective and author of The Little Book of Game-Changers: 50 Healthy Habits For Managing Stress & Anxiety and the upcoming The Farewell Tour: A Caregiver's Guide To Stress Management, Sane Nutrition, and Better Sleep (Viva Editions, 10/11/22). A big believer in the mental and physical benefits of exercise, she is also a certified Pilates instructor. You can find her work in numerous print and digital publications, and she is a regularly featured nutrition expert. She has created video courses for CARAVAN Wellness and guided meditations for Simple Habit.
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The answer — plus, how you can benefit from working with a registered dietitian.
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No need to be a seasoned bread-making pro to pull off this sourdough bread recipe.
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Why we need to practice compassion when talking about food.
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Stocking the right healthy spices in your kitchen makes it super easy to add flavor *and* extra nutrition to your recipes.
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These seven unhealthy behaviors are subtle signs that someone may be struggling with their relationship with food.
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