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Dana White, MS, RD, ATC

Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Consultant

Dana specializes in culinary nutrition, recipe development and sports nutrition. She is the nutrition expert for Food Network.com and founding contributor for Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog.

Certified Athletic Trainer

As a practicing Certified Athletic Trainer, Dana provides emergency medicine and rehabilitation services to high school, college and professional athletes.

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Nutrition Consultant, Registered Dietitian & Certified Athletic Trainer

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, cookbook 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.

She 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 is also the fitness ambassador for F45 Training in Fairfield, CT, a member of the USOC Sports Dietitian National Registry and on the speakers bureau for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.

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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.

Featured Appearances and Work

Dana has served on advisory boards for:

  • Verywell
  • Greatist
  • Applegate
  • Chobani
  • Healthy Happy Kids

She is a consultant for cooking shows including Genius Kitchen and Bobby Deen’s Not My Mama’s Meals.

She has also worked as a media spokesperson for the National Honey Board, National Mango Board, Hidden Valley’s Love Your Veggies Program and Cooking Light Magazine.

Dana has made appearances on:

  • Good Day Street Talk
  • Food Network.com
  • Access Hollywood
  • ABC Nightly News
  • NBC Connecticut
  • GMA Health
  • New York Live
  • Better Connecticut

Dana’s recipes, quotes, and articles have been featured on:

  • Food Network.com
  • Verywell.com
  • MensHealth.com
  • WomensHealth.com
  • Greatist.com
  • HealthyDay
  • WebMD
  • Cooking Light.com
  • Today’s Dietitian
  • SHAPE
  • SEVENTEEN
  • Prevention
  • Muscle & Fitness
  • Men’s Fitness
  • Maxim Magazine

Sports Dietitian & Associate Clinical Faculty - Quinnipiac University

Dana is the sports dietitian and associate 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 National NATA Liason to SCAN. Dana conducts workshops and cooking demonstrations for fitness organizations, corporate settings, and schools.

Author

She has created meal plans and recipes for books including:
  • The Whole 9 Months
  • Energy To Burn
  • Extra Lean and Extra Lean Family by Mario Lopez
  • The Prayfit Diet
  • Tell Me What To Eat If I Am Trying To Conceive

She is also the author of a series of e-cookbooks for MySportsRD.

Her cookbook First Bites: Superfoods for Babies and Toddlers was released in February 2015 and the Healthy Air Fryer Cookbook was released September, 2017. Her cookbook releases in 2018 include the Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook and Healthy Quick & Easy Smoothies. Recent cookbook releases include Healthy One Pan Dinners and the Healthy Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook, and soon-to-be released, Healthy Quick & Easy Juicing.

Additional Work

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.

She resides in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband, three children and Boston Terrier, Violet Pickles.