Carolyn O’Neil
Culinary Arts / Cooking, Food System Change, Global Food and Nutrition Trends Expert, Mediterranean Diet, MS (science and technology journalism), Nutrition and Dietetics, Plant-Based Nutrition, Whole Food Plant-Based Cooking and Recipes,

Multi-Award winning food and travel journalist, speaker, author, nutrition communications consultant, television personality and registered dietitian nutritionist.

Carolyn O’Neil, MS, RDN connects the worlds of food, nutrition and cuisine with a love of global travel and cultural exploration.

Carolyn writes about food, nutrition, travel and healthy lifestyles for numerous publications including VIE Magazine, OLTRE, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, Southern Living Magazine and Food & Wine Magazines. She is on the Nutrition Review Board for Southern Living Magazine and Forbes Health.

Her social media platforms including her blog present lively content on food, nutrition, culinary travel and healthy lifestyles with a mission to share what’s “Good for people and the planet!”

Carolyn is a member of the Delta Air Lines Culinary Council as a nutrition consultant to help update and guide the airline’s inflight menu planning for special meals and wellness initiatives. She is also a member of the invite-only Google Food Lab, an international group of thought leaders in all areas of food from farming to finance.

As a media spokesperson, Carolyn has worked with multiple leading brands including Nestle, The Wonderful Company, Quaker, Sunsweet, Danone, ConAgra and many others.

Carolyn has been a professor of nutrition science and nutrition communication for Florida State University’s London Study Centre and professor of journalism for Emory University in Atlanta.

She is a contributor to NBC Atlanta & Company and can be seen as “The Lady of the Refrigerator” on Alton Brown’s Good Eats on Food Network.

Carolyn is the author of Southern Living’s best selling The Slim Down South Cookbook and co-author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous winner a the World Food Media awards.

A pioneer in food television, Carolyn launched and led CNN’s coverage of food and nutrition for nearly 20 years as anchor and executive producer of CNN On The Menu and was senior correspondent and anchor for CNN’s Travel Now program. She’s earned two James Beard Foundation Awards for excellence in broadcast food journalism and is a member of the James Beard Foundation’s Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage.

She has also been honored by the National Restaurant Association, the American Heart Association, the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her pioneering work in nutrition communications.

Her master’s degree in Nutrition is from Boston University and undergraduate degree in Foods and Nutrition is from Florida State University. Carolyn lives in Atlanta.