Christina Manian, RDN Title: Registered Dietitian, Freelance Writer Education: Boston University, University of Colorado Boulder Location: Boulder, Colorado Expertise: Nutrition, Wellness, Health, Sustainability, Food and Beverage Christina Manian has been writing for Dotdash Meredith since 2022. For the last 8 years, she has treated thousands of patients in both the outpatient and inpatient settings as a registered dietitian. From the beginning of her career she has also been a writer, contributing over 100 articles to various magazines and publications. In addition to her nutrition expertise, she is also a sustainable food systems professional, with a Masters degree in environmental studies.Highlights:-Intensive care unit dietitian at the University of Minnesota Medical Center for 4 years-8 years of writing experience-Contributed over 100 articles to Taste of Home, Dignity Health, Vitamix, Climbing Magazine, Well+Good, Nutrition Business Journal, and more-Freelance copywriter and editor for Traditional Medicinals since 2022 Experience Christina Manian has been working with patients for over 8 years as a registered dietitian. Her career began in the clinical setting at the University of Minnesota Medical Center where she worked in the intensive care unit placing feeding tubes and calculating nutrition support regimens. After 4 years at the hospital, she moved to Colorado and began working at a private practice, shifting her focus to wellness-based nutrition.From the beginning of her career, Christina has maintained her passion for wellness nutrition through writing. Her experience in patient care has helped her to translate complicated information into approachable material for a wider audience. With this expertise, she has written over 100 articles for Taste of Home, Vitamix, Dignity Health, Climbing Magazine, Well+Good, Nutrition Business Journal, and more.Most recently, she has started to combine her passion for environmentalism with nutrition to produce sustainable nutrition content. Since the spring of 2022, she has been freelance copywriting and copyediting for Traditional Medicinals. Education Christina obtained her undergraduate degree in dietetics from Boston University in 2014. She then moved to Minnesota to complete her ACEND-accredited dietetic internship at the Mayo Clinic, finishing in 2015. In the spring of 2022, Christina graduated with her Masters degree in environmental studies with a specialization in sustainable food systems from the University of Colorado Boulder. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.