Find a Registered Dietitian (RD)

Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition experts translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy eating. When you need factual information about any type of vegetarian diet, in any age groups rely on the knowledge of a Registered Dietitian.

Below are Registered Dietitians who provide expertise via various websites, or use the “Find a Dietitian” button to the right and locate one near you.

Featured Dietitians

Brenda Davis HBSc, RD

Brenda Davis, HBSc, RD
Kelowna, BC »

Popular speaker and co-author of nine books including Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition, Becoming Vegan: Express Edition, Becoming Raw, Becoming Vegetarian, and Defeating Diabetes.  My website provides additional information on vegan diets and delicious recipes.

Suzy Sorensen

Suzy Sorensen RD, LD, CDE
St. Paul, MN »

Move2Veg provides nutrition counseling with a focus on plant-based eating. Whether already vegetarian or vegan, or simply moving toward a healthier eating style, Move2Veg works with clients to optimize nutritional health.


Kristine Duncan, MS, RD, CDE
Bellingham, Washington »

See what’s for dinner while you follow this vegetarian food diary written a Registered Dietitian.

Joan B. Hogan, RD, CSR, CD, CLT

Joan B. Hogan, RD, CSR, CD, CLT
Tacoma, WA »

Specializing in Migraine, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Kidney Disease and other pain disorders related to food and food chemical sensitivity. Author of “The Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease Treatment”


Diana Cullum-Dugan RD LDN
Watertown, MA »

A dietitian and yoga teacher, Diana Cullum-Dugan becomes your partner to identify deep-seated patterns that do not align with your internal and conscious goals. You’ll discover personal desires and establish realistic expectations as you reconnect to the real you. Individual counseling offered for weight control, disordered eating, and more plus group Yoga for Mindful Eating series ongoing. Enjoy weekly online tips and a blog.


Sharon Palmer, RD
Duarte, CA »

Offering the most up-to-date findings in nutrition to explain both why you should eat more plant-based fare and exactly how to do so. Everyone from longtime vegans to committed omnivores will discover the benefits of filling more of their plates with whole plant foods.


Gita Patel MS RD CDE LD
Etna, NH »

Learn how to translate the science of nutrition into the art of healthy cooking.  Find information and services in Medical Nutrition Therapy via the telephone or in person.

Vesanto Melina, MS, RD

Vesanto Melina, MS, RD
Vancouver, BC »

Speaker, consultant, and co-author of ten books including the new Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition, the award winning Becoming Vegan: Express Edition, and the classics Becoming Raw, The New Becoming Vegetarian, the Raw Food Revolution Diet, Cooking Vegan, Raising Vegetarian Children, and Food Allergy Survival Guide.


Reed Mangels, PhD, RD
Baltimore, MD »

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism.  Learn about the Vegetarian Journal, VRG cookbooks, and other vegetarian resources.


Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN
Coral Springs, FL »

Nutrition and fitness expert, keeps question & answer health blog, and is author of Cholesterol Down, Ten Simple Steps to Lower Your Cholesterol in Four Weeks–Without Prescription Drugs.


Stephanie Hoban, MS RD LD
Houston, Texas »

A Dietitian and Natural Foods Chef shares her vegetarian recipes you will create again and again.


Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T
Thousand Oaks, CA »

Provides in-home nutrition counseling, personal training. Specializes in women’s health, pediatric nutrition, and weight loss.


Dina Aronson, MS, RD
Montclair, NJ »

An on-line magazine dedicated to vegan issues, such as use of B12, can I eat vegan while pregnant, and the VegFamily’s Vegan Weight Loss Club.


Jill Nussinow, MS, RD
Santa Rosa, CA »

Find taste tempting vegetarian recipes using a pressure cooker.  Share the author’s passion for plant foods and the delicious ways to prepare them.

Mark Rifkin

Mark Rifkin, MS, RD, LDN
Baltimore, MD »

Focusing on whole food plant-based diets to prevent and treat chronic
conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure,
and depression – I show clients how to optimize their plant-based,
vegetarian or vegan lifestyles.