Guest Bloggers

Valerie Latona

Valerie-LatonaValerie Latona is one of the leading healthy living writers/editors in the country, having won more than 90 editorial awards for excellence in journalism for her work.  She was most recently Shape’s Vice President/Editor-in-Chief.  She has also worked for Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, American Health for Women, and Healthy Kids.  Latona resides in New Jersey with her family, including a toddler, six-year-old daughter, and nine-year-old son – and is passionate about all aspects of healthy living.  You can read more of her blogs at, follow her on Twitter @vlatonaINSHAPE, and on Pinterest: Valorie Latona.



Laura Hoover, RDN

Laura Chalela Hoover is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) who lives in Chicago with her husband and two young children.  She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Smart Eating for Kids, a site that shares yummy nutrition ideas, kid-friendly recipes, and smart strategies to manage picky palates and other obstacles.




Jennifer-SeylerJennifer Seyler, RDN

Jennifer Seyler is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) who lives in Chicago with her husband Eric, and two sons, Major (2 ½ and Levi 1 ½).  She is the founder of Creative Eating for Kids, a site that chronicles her family’s eating adventures with practical tips and fun food photography.


Ginger Hultin, RDN

Ginger Hultin, RDNGinger Hultin, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, is a Chicago-based writer and dietitian at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care specializing in integrative health and whole food- based nutrition. She serves as Chair-Elect for the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group and Immediate- Past President for the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Read Ginger’s blog, Champagne Nutrition and follow her on FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.