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    Hi! I’m Jill Castle, MS, RDN, a pediatric nutritionist and registered dietitian. As a child nutritionist, I help parents nourish healthy kids with nutritious foods and recipes. I encourage them to use effective feeding strategies, and establish healthy habits that last a lifetime. Additionally, I train other healthcare professionals in child nutrition and feeding so they can help more parents like you.

    I’ve worked with babies, toddlers, children and teens in a variety of settings from hospitals and private practice to consulting and speaking, for over 28 years. Through my nutrition books, online nutrition classes, my blog and podcast, I help parents like you excel at raising a healthy child, inside and out.

    I’m a mom, too, and have raised four kids, so I intimately know the ups and downs, challenges and successes of feeding children. Poke around my website — there’s a lot to discover!



    In 2017, I appeared on the TEDx stage. My talk, The Nutrition Prescription for Healthier Kids, focused on what it will take to help our nation's children truly be healthier. I challenged my audience to shift their focus from a “food will fix our children’s health problems” to a modernized perspective on child nutrition, including the trifecta of food, feeding and childhood development.

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    Eat Like a

    Want your athlete to edge out the competition? Nutrition is the secret ingredient! Written for the parent and coach, Eat Like a Champion summarizes the latest nutrition research for young athletes and translates it into practical food and feeding so that athletes know how to eat for training and competition.
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    Co-authored with Maryann Jacobsen, Fearless Feeding is a book about child nutrition that will calm and empower parents, provide step-by-step feeding guidance at every age and stage of childhood, and teach parents the skills they need to get healthy meals on the table fast.
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    The Nourished Child® Podcast with Jill Castle, MS, RDN - A nutrition podcast dedicated to helping parents feed and nourish their children - inside and out!

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