Jinan Banna PhD, RD

Associate Professor

Learn and Master The Skills You Need To

Eat Well to Look and Feel Good

Learn and Master The Skills You Need to

Eat Well to Look and Feel Good

Do you feel lost when choosing foods? Have you tried different diets that haven’t worked? Do you find eating well to be a difficult chore? Are you hoping to be your best fit, attractive, healthy and confident self? I help busy people who want to eat well and have a healthy weight choose foods to look and feel good.

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My research focus is on obesity prevention in underserved populations.

I speak on a variety of topics in the nutrition field at conferences, for groups of students and faculty at universities, and for community groups.

I coach small groups about eating well to look and feel good.

Do you feel lost when choosing foods? Have you tried different diets that haven’t worked? Do you find eating well to be a difficult chore? Are you hoping to be your best fit, attractive, healthy and confident self? I help busy people who want to eat well and have a healthy weight choose foods to look and feel good.

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The Power of Fruit and Veggies for Health and Beyond, WYAO Hawaii

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A Registered Dietitian’s Favorite Ice Cream

Have you ever looked at the nutrition facts on all of that ice cream in the supermarket? If you have, you might know just how much added sugar, artificial flavors and colors are found in these. Here, I give you a few of my favorites so you can make a wise choice when you want something sweet!

Is Rye Bread Healthy?

Whole-grain rye bread has an impressive amount of dietary fiber, as well as the minerals selenium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, zinc and iron. Rye bread is also rich in B vitamins, such as niacin, riboflavin, thiamin and pantothenic acid. Take a look at the nutrition facts below for two large slices (100 grams) of rye bread.

Watermelon Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are great ways to incorporate healthy ingredients into your diet, while being the perfect drink for a hot summer day. This banana and watermelon smoothie is a refreshing and sweet beverage to start off your day or for a midday snack.