JODIE SHIELD, MEd, RD, is a Senior Partner with JM Associates, a nutrition communications company in Illinois. She is also a nutrition consultant and freelance writer for the American Dietetic Association, Weight Watchers?, the Chicago Tribune, and The National Dairy Council.
MARY CATHERINE MULLEN, MS, RD, is a Senior Partner with JM Associates and a pediatric dietitian with Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. She is also a nutrition consultant for the Chicago White Sox, the American Dietetic Association, and the Chicago Tribune.
THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the profession, the ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.