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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

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

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

Nutrition

Whole grains or no grains? Food labels can be misleading

Nutrition

What’s new with the Nutrition Facts label?

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

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

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

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

Nutrition

Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays!

Heart Health

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

Heart Health

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

Heart Health

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

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Healthy eating for older adults

Nutrition

Healthy meals: 3 easy steps to success

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Phytonutrients: Paint your plate with the colors of the rainbow

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Should I be eating more fiber?

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Why keep a food diary?

Heart Health

Benefits of a healthy diet — with or without weight loss

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Healthy eating through the holidays

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

10 behaviors for healthy weight loss

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

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

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

10 superfoods to boost a healthy diet

Katherine D. McManus, MS, RD, LDN

Summer is the perfect time to fine tune your diet

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