Maureen Callahan

Maureen Callahan is a dietitian, cookbook author, and James Beard Award-winning food writer. With over three decades in the culinary writing business, she has contributed recipes to five cookbooks and numerous magazines, including Real Simple and Cooking Light. Highlights: * Was the lead author for's Diet Guide * Has written health articles for Real Simple, Cooking Light, Health, Redbook, Reader's Digest, and Better Homes and Gardens * In 1994, won a James Beard Award for Magazine Writing on Diet, Nutrition & Health (for the article, "Diets Don't Work" in Cooking Light) * In 2005, won a James Beard Award for The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook * Has contributed to several cookbooks, including Eat, Drink and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating; and the Diabetes Cookbook

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