Dana Angelo White,
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, author, journalist, and nutrition and fitness consultant. She specializes in culinary nutrition, recipe development and sports nutrition.
Dana works closely with chefs and authors to develop creative and healthy recipes for cookbooks, magazines and menus. She is the nutrition expert for Food Network.com and founding contributor for Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog.
In October 2013, Dana was named to Sharecare’s list of Top 10 Social HealthMakers on Nutrition, recognizing her as one of the most influential voices in health and wellness.
Dana currently serves on the advisory boards for Applegate and Healthy Happy Kids. She was a consultant for Follow Productions on seasons 2 and 3 of Bobby Deen’s show Not My Mama’s Meals and has worked as a media spokesperson Hidden Valley’s Love Your Veggies Program and Cooking Light Magazine. She has made appearances on Good Day Street Talk, Food Network.com, Access Hollywood, ABC Nightly News, NBC Connecticut, GMA Health and New York Live.
Dana is the sports dietitian and assistant clinical faculty in the department of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. She is a member of the NATA-SCAN Alliance Committee and conducts workshops and cooking demonstrations for fitness organizations, corporate settings and schools.
Dana’s recipes, quotes, and articles have been featured on Food Network.com, Greatist.com, HealthyDay, WebMD, Cooking Light.com, Today’s Dietitian, SHAPE, SEVENTEEN, Prevention, Muscle & Fitness, Men’s Fitness and Maxim magazine. She has created meal plans and recipes for books including Energy To Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life, Extra Lean and Extra Lean Family by Mario Lopez, and The Prayfit Diet and Tell Me What To Eat If I Am Trying To Conceive. She is the author of a series of e-cookbooks for MySportsRD and her cookbook First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers was released in February 2015.
A farmers’ market junkie and local food aficionado, Dana worked with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment to create the Healthy Harvest Food Regional Guides, to educate consumers on purchasing and preparing seasonal foods.
As a practicing Certified Athletic Trainer, Dana provides emergency medicine and rehabilitation services to high school, college and professional athletes. She is also a CPR and First Aid instructor for the American Red Cross.
Dana earned her master’s degree in nutrition education from Teachers’ College-Columbia University and bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University in Sports Medicine. She resides in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband, three children and Boston Terrier, Violet Pickles.