Jessica Ball, M.S., RD Instagram Title: Nutrition EditorLocation: Burlington, VermontEducation: B.S. in Dietetics, Michigan State University; M.S. in Dietetics, University of VermontExpertise: Food and nutrition, health, sustainability, food access, cooking skills- EatingWell associate nutrition editor- Uses personal expertise in budget-friendly foods to deliver high-quality contentExperienceJessica Ball, M.S., RD, has been with EatingWell for three years and works as the associate nutrition editor for the brand. She is a registered dietitian with a master's in food, nutrition and sustainability. In addition to EatingWell, her work has appeared in Food & Wine, Real Simple, Parents, Better Homes and Gardens and MyRecipes.In her role at EatingWell, Jessica writes, assigns and edits nutrition-related content, provides nutrition review for articles and recipes, and manages editorial programs. She has professional expertise in food, nutrition, sustainability, health and food security. She pairs this with her personal expertise in budget-friendly food and cooking habits to create high-quality content that is accessible for readers of all skill levels.She pitched and created a successful franchise program called Thrifty that focuses on budget-friendly, eco-friendly tips for beginner home cooks.She is a registered dietitian, former triathlete and a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. About EatingWell EatingWell, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, has been publishing award-winning journalism about food, nutrition and sustainability since 1990. Our mission is to share flavor-packed recipes from around the world, celebrating fresh ingredients and the farmers, artisans and chefs who bring them to our table. Through science-backed nutrition advice and smart stories about sustainability, we help readers live their best lives. Learn more about us and our editorial process.