Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

Erin Coleman is a registered and licensed dietitian with extensive freelance writing experience. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her dietetic internship at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Food & Nutrition Expert

After obtaining her Registered Dietitian credential, Erin worked as a health educator for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of General Internal Medicine for several years. Her diet articles cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Weight loss
  • Healthy eating
  • Meal planning
  • Gluten-free diets
  • Vegetarianism
  • Organic eating
  • Vitamins and supplements

You'll find her work published on numerous websites like:

Exercise and Fitness Expertise

Erin has expertise in fitness and sports nutrition in part because of her experience working as a Registered Dietitian for Life Time Fitness in Illinois. She has also completed a marathon and enjoys working out - especially running - on a regular basis.

Erin’s sports nutrition, exercise and fitness articles are published on top-name websites including and

Parenting & Children

A mother of two, Erin understands the importance of all aspects of parenting, including pregnancy and breastfeeding. As part of her dietetic internship, she enjoyed working for the Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) program in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She has published numerous child-related articles on, including topics about:

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Childhood nutrition
  • Child health
  • Childhood obesity
  • Meal planning for children
  • Childhood development

Science Writer

A registered and licensed dietitian, Erin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science with years of experience working and writing in the science realm. Her professional experience includes working as a research specialist for the University of Madison Department of Medicine, and she's published articles in areas of:

  • Food science
  • Exercise science
  • Chemistry
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Medicine

More About Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

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Most Recent Contributions by Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.

17 Vegetarian South Beach Diet Recipes and Meal Ideas

When you follow the South Beach Diet, you boost your protein intake and lower your carb intake - a strategy often used for weight loss. So f ... Read More

6 Benefits of Being a Vegetarian

A vegetarian diet is one in which you abstain from consuming animal-derived foods, including meat, poultry, and seafood. A 2022 Statista Glo ... Read More

Can Hunger Cause Heart Palpitations?

When you haven't eaten in several hours, your blood sugar (glucose) levels drop. Your body sends hunger signals to your brain, which makes y ... Read More

Panda Express Gluten-Free Options

If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, dining out can be tricky, especially when you're craving Chinese food or fast food. Panda ... Read More

Why Do Vitamins Make Me Tired and Sleepy?

Do you take a multivitamin to enhance your daily energy levels? Many people choose to take a daily supplement only to find themselves fighti ... Read More

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Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.