Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen is a family nutrition expert, independent author, and public speaker. She is co-author of Fearless Feeding and author of From Picky to Powerful, What to Cook for Dinner (with Kids) and How to Raise a Mindful Eater. Maryann is the founding editor of Raise Healthy Eaters, a popular blog about family nutrition that now resides under MaryannJacobsen.com. Her writing has appeared in Huffington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Mind Body Green and She Knows. Maryann has been quoted in various publications including Parents, Scholastic Parent & Child and Real Simple and has been featured on Good Morning America.
Maryann speaks to groups about evidence-based strategies for promoting healthy families. She presented at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic’s 2014 Food and Nutrition Conference on complementary feeding for infants. She is regularly asked to share her knowledge via webinars, radio shows, and podcasts.
Maryann started her career as an outpatient dietitian at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego. She has also worked as a nutrition educator, clinical dietitian, and corporate dietitian. Maryann received her undergraduate degree in nutrition from San Diego State University and her master’s degree in nutrition from the University of New Haven. She completed her dietetic internship at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans and is a registered dietitian.