Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD

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Carolyn Williams, Ph.D., RD, is a 2017 James Beard Journalism Award winner and a leading culinary nutrition expert who has developed a knack for breaking down complex science into simple, concise bits of information and tips. She writes for a variety of online and print publications on nutrition and health topics ranging from inflammation, current diet and food trends, and the impact diet has on mental health. Carolyn is considered a leading nutrition expert on chronic inflammation and has two anti-inflammatory cookbooks. She also co-hosts the Happy Eating podcast which explores the connection between diet, lifestyle and mental wellness. Carolyn graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Food and Nutrition. She later earned a Master of Education in Exercise Physiology and a Doctorate in Health Education. Her dissertation research examined how the eating habits and nutritional intake of adults changed with the birth of a first child.

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