Emma Laing - Press Page

UGA professor and dietetics director. National media spokesperson. Challenger of diet culture and weight stigma - you are NOT what you eat. Kickboxing enthusiast. Lover of carbs and coffee!

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    About Me

    Emma Laing, PhD, RDN, FAND is a clinical professor and director of dietetics at the University of Georgia and is a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her work focuses on non-diet approaches to improve health and well-being, and her courses likewise challenge diet culture and incorporate the negative effects of weight stigma on health. Laing graduated from the University of Delaware and earned master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia. She has held national, state and local leadership roles in professional organizations and has received awards for excellence in teaching, mentoring and service to the media.

    Location

    Athens, Georgia

    Expertise

    Mindful/Intuitive Eating, weight inclusive approaches to health, nutrition trends, nutrition and dietetics profession, bone health and osteoporosis, research review and analysis, and vitamin D

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