Welcome to our blog! We are Jodie Shield and Mary Mullen, registered dietitians and real-life moms – combined we have seven kids between the ages of 12 and 24. We are dedicated to helping children, teens and their parents eat healthier so that everyone can achieve a healthy weight. Together we have written seven books (Steve add link) for parents and fellow health professionals, on the importance of weight loss and healthy eating for the whole family.
Jodie, a former American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson, is a recipe developer and freelance writer. She analyzes recipes for the Chicago Tribune and she has written over 300 newspaper, magazine, and internet articles on food and nutrition.
Mary is certified by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in Childhood and Adolescent Weight management. She counsels overweight and diabetic children and their parents at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago.
In 1989, we founded JM and Associates, Inc. a food and nutrition communications consulting company. We offer a variety of nutrition consulting, free lance writing, and spokesperson services to:
- Public Relation Firms
- Advertising Agencies
- Food and Beverage Companies
- Nutrition and Heath Trade Associations
- Health Professionals
- Professional and Youth Sports Teams
Our nutrition consulting services include:
- Free Lance Writing
- Media Spokesperson
- Recipe Development, Menu Development, and Recipe Analysis
- Public Speaking
- Corporate Consulting
- Nutrition Counseling
As 25 year members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics our goal is to help families eat right. (Steve add Eat Right Link).