- Vermont's Young Dietitian of the Year, 2017 - Digital Health Awards Fall 2021 Silver Medal Winner
Emily Lachtrupp is a registered dietitian who has been practicing since 2014. Her work for EatingWell includes the publication of nearly 100 meal plans on EatingWell.com. In addition to writing, she is an expert in recipe analysis and works to ensure that developed recipes are analyzed accurately and meet EatingWell's nutrition guidelines.
Prior to joining EatingWell, she worked in a health care setting for seven years, where she provided nutritional counseling. In that setting, she worked with a variety of diverse patients on many different nutrition and health care issues. She helped patients improve their blood sugar and cholesterol levels, lower weight, investigate digestive challenges and improve their general health. She is particularly knowledgeable on diabetes, disease prevention, heart health and the Mediterranean diet.
Emily was named Digital Health Awards Fall 2021 Silver Medal Winner in the Digital Health Media/Publications category. The award was for "Diabetes Meal Plan for Beginners," published on EatingWell.com.
She co-authored research titled "Medical Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease Improves Biomarkers and Slows Time to Dialysis," featured in the Journal of Renal Nutrition in September 2015. That same year she was a presenter at the Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference.
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