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Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

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Kathy McManus is Director of the Department of Nutrition and Director of the Dietetic Internship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston. In addition, she serves as the Director for Nutrition at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the Director of Nutrition and Behavior Modification Programs for the Program for Weight Management at the Brigham.

Ms. McManus has been involved with a number of cardiovascular and obesity related research trials during her years at the Brigham including an NIH funded obesity study, POUNDS (Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies) Lost as a co-investigator.

Posts by Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Sugar: How sweet it is... or is it? featured image

Nutrition

Sugar: How sweet it is... or is it?

Heart disease risk: Partnering on lifestyle change can help featured image

Nutrition

Heart disease risk: Partnering on lifestyle change can help

Do pro-inflammatory diets harm our health? And can anti-inflammatory diets help? featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Do pro-inflammatory diets harm our health? And can anti-inflammatory diets help?

Whole grains or no grains? Food labels can be misleading featured image

Nutrition

Whole grains or no grains? Food labels can be misleading

What’s new with the Nutrition Facts label? featured image

Nutrition

What’s new with the Nutrition Facts label?

With a little planning, vegan diets can be a healthful choice featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

With a little planning, vegan diets can be a healthful choice

What are ultra-processed foods and are they bad for our health? featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

What are ultra-processed foods and are they bad for our health?

Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays! featured image

Nutrition

Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays!

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes featured image

Heart Health

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both featured image

Heart Health

When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both

The DASH diet: A great way to eat foods that are healthy AND delicious featured image

Heart Health

The DASH diet: A great way to eat foods that are healthy AND delicious

Healthy eating for older adults featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Healthy eating for older adults

Healthy meals: 3 easy steps to success featured image

Staying Healthy

Healthy meals: 3 easy steps to success

Phytonutrients: Paint your plate with the colors of the rainbow featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Phytonutrients: Paint your plate with the colors of the rainbow

A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet

Should I be eating more fiber? featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Should I be eating more fiber?

Why keep a food diary? featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Why keep a food diary?

Benefits of a healthy diet — with or without weight loss featured image

Heart Health

Benefits of a healthy diet — with or without weight loss

Healthy eating through the holidays featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Healthy eating through the holidays

10 behaviors for healthy weight loss featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

10 behaviors for healthy weight loss

What is a plant-based diet and why should you try it? featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

What is a plant-based diet and why should you try it?

10 superfoods to boost a healthy diet featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

10 superfoods to boost a healthy diet

Summer is the perfect time to fine tune your diet featured image

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Summer is the perfect time to fine tune your diet

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