When choosing this source I looked up Carol ONeils credentials. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, ONeil earned a masters degree in Nutrition and Communication from Boston University and a bachelors degree in Foods and Nutrition from Florida State University. (ONeil, 2009) I determined the validity of her work by the recognition she has received. ONeil has been recognized with many honors throughout her career including: an award for the Best TV Food Journalist in 1999 at the World Cookbook Fair in Versailles, France; accolades for journalistic excellence from the National Restaurant Association, the American Heart Association, and the American Dietetic Association. (ONeil 2009) She has a lot of experience in nutrition so her perspective shouldnt be biased on way or another because she knows what works and what doesnt. An expert on general nutrition and weight control, she is an award winning journalist leading CNNs coverage of food, nutrition and cuisine for nearly 20 years. Now shes putting those talents to work on and off camera - on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, WebMD. A respected authority in her field, ONeil has collaborated on national nutrition campaigns with Quaker, Tropicana, Centrum, Dannon, PepsiCo, Nabisco, Campbells and Panera Bread. (ONeil 2009) She has written a lot of different
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I will use the information that I gathered to evaluate what food choices I am making now that are bad for me and ways I can change them. I want to us the information provided by Carol ONeil to be able to reform my fridge and pantry. For example I need to stop eating those Girl Scout cookies. I would like to make better choices at the dr View More »