Jill West Title: Nutrition Consultant Education: University of Arizona, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center Expertise: Nutrition and heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, women's health, and weight management Author of "400 Moms: Discover What 400 Nutrition Experts Feed Their Kids"Registered Dietitian NutritionistNutrition ConsultantNutrition Content CreatorSpeakerMember of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Experience Jill West has worked for several major hospitals, including UCSF Medical Center, Joslin Diabetes Center and UC Davis Medical Center.As an author and nutrition coach, Jill has worked with adults, teens and families helping them make simple, practical lifestyle changes to achieve their health goals.As a writer, speaker, and nutrition consultant, Jill has worked with companies, agencies and marketing teams to create consumer-friendly nutrition content and programs to support health and manage chronic health conditions. I love writing about nutrition and health because I believe knowledge empowers people to live their best life. Small lifestyle changes over time can lead to big improvements in overall health. Education Jill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She completed a one-year dietetic internship at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). About Health Health.com, 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.