Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS
Food and Nutrition Consultant, Author, Speaker
Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS (St. Louis, Mo.) is a nationally-recognized, award-winning author, national speaker, media writer, and food industry/government consultant, focusing on practical, science-based food and nutrition guidance -- and promoting "the power of positive nutrition” and the great tastes of good health to consumers of all ages.
With her culinary expertise, she also has been a guiding force behind and a contributor to the regional cookbook, Cooking Healthy Across America. Her recipes also appear in Cooking with Les Dames d'Escoffier: At Home with the Women Who Shape the Way We Eat and Drink, in popular magazines, and in food industry websites.
She is a respected consultant to many government, food industry, and educational clients, including the USDA, the FDA, National Food Service Management Institute, National Dairy Council, National Science Teachers Association, International Food Information Council, the Canned Food Alliance, Dreamfields Pasta, and many more.
With her academic background in education as well as food and nutrition, she has authored Food, Nutrition, and Wellness and other nutrition, health and culinary textbooks (Glencoe/McGraw-Hill for secondary schools, several children's healthy eating books, including All Our Fruits and Vegetables (federal grant), Nibbles for Health and Power of Choice (USDA), online Nutrition Sci Guides and Sci Packs (National Science Teachers Association), and other nutrition education curriculum for government, non-profit and food industry organizations.
She has been a weekly columnist for the St. Louis Post Dispatch and editorial board/writer for Today's Health and Wellness, has written for popular media and appeared on national TV and radio, and online webcast interviews, including Food and Nutrition Magazine, USA Today, Living Fit, Cooking Light, Better Homes and Gardens, Vegetarian Times, Parenting, Ladies’ Home Journal, and WebMD.com. And she has been quoted in many others!
Roberta has received many national and regional awards for her writing and professional work, including the ADA Medallion Award, the ADA's President's Lecture, the Missouri Dietetic Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Health Information Award, numerous awards from National Press Women, and National Home Economist in Business of the Year. She currently serves on the James Beard Journalism Awards Committee honoring excellence in food journalism. Roberta earned her B.S. at the University of Illinois and her M.S. in nutrition and education at Cornell University. She is past chair of the Food and Culinary Practice Group of the Academy, among other professional leadership positions, including the Society for Nutrition Education Board and president of its Foundation, National Chair of the Home Economists in Business, and serves in state and national leadership roles in international youth exchange.
Passionate about making healthy eating easy and flavorful, Roberta believes strongly in the power of positive nutrition, in the great tastes of good health, and in the value of the family table!
Consumer Books from Roberta Duyff available at Amazon.com
American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 4th Edition, 2012
The choices you make every day about food, nutrition, and health can have a major impact on your life!
Presented in an easy-to-read style, this book gives readers positive, practical information and guidelines to use every day for themselves and their families.
365 Days of Healthy Eating Brimming with sensible, personal and practical tips – just enough to make a difference, taking one easy step toward fitness at a time.
New Textbook from Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Food, Nutrition & Wellness, (updated edition, 2013)
Secondary level textbook reflects current perspectives for food and nutrition that build on the concept that a solid food and nutrition education not only includes teaching kids how to make good food choices, how to shop wisely, and how to store, prepare, and serve healthful meals. It also integrates the most current science-based nutrition and active living principles and guidelines throughout its chapters. Among the unique and important aspects of this book: food and nutrition content integrated with academic skills.
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Buy through Glencoe/McGraw-Hill catalogue (Family and Consumer Sciences) at www.glencoe.com/catalog.
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