Julie Upton, RD Title: Registered Dietician; Writer Education: Michigan State University, Boston University Experience Julie Upton is a registered dietitian and communications specialist. She has written for several national media outlets including The New York Times, US News & World Report, USA Today, HuffPost, Prevention, Shape, Health, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health and Men’s Journal. She also appeared as an expert nutrition guest on TV programs like ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and The Today Show on NBC News. Education Julie received a Bachelor of Science in nutrition from Michigan State University. She then completed her post-graduate training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. Julie went on to earn a Master of Science in nutrition communications from Boston University. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.