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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD, has 15 years of experience in the nutrition field. Jacobsen works as a freelance writer and is the founder and editor of "Raise Healthy Eaters," a popular blog about family nutrition.  She has written for, My Recipes, the Los Angeles Times, Today’s Dietitian, and Today’s Diet and Nutrition

Since the creation of her blog in early 2009, Jacobsen has become a well-known family nutrition expert.  Her blog has been featured on Technorati's top 100 for health and family, and she has been named  "expert curator" by Organized Wisdom's Medical Review Team.  Jacobsen acts as a nutrition advisor for and contributes monthly articles.  She teaches classes on infant and toddler nutrition at the Parent Connection in San Diego and has appeared on Real Mom TV, Parenting Powers expert tele-class series, and Dr. Susan Michelle's live podcast for healthy living.  She has been quoted in leading newspapers and magazines including the Chicago Tribune, Parents,American Profile, and Harmony

Jacobsen received her undergraduate degree in nutrition from San Diego State University and her master’s degree in nutrition from the University of New Haven in Connecticut.  She holds a certification in weight management from the American Dietetic Association. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and its Nutrition Entrepreneur dietetic practice group.

Jacobsen is married and lives with her husband and two children in San Diego.


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