Kelly Plowe, MS, RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and food and health communications specialist. As a registered dietitian, Kelly helps consumers put health and nutrition research into practice. She believes diet is at the center of a healthy and fulfilling life and is dedicated to helping others. Kelly lives in sunny Los Angeles, California with her husband and their bulldog, Sunny. She is a runner and enjoys pilates and yoga. Living in SoCal, Kelly spends most of her free time outside--swimming in the Pacific Ocean, hiking in the Santa Monica mountains and walking her dog--or inside creating new recipes in her kitchen. She loves to dine out with friends and attend music concerts. Follow Kelly on Instagram.
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