Libby Parker Is Not Your Average Nutritionist
I am a Master’s level, Registered Dietitian (or nutrition expert), and I work with college students, young adults, and performers who are struggling with disordered eating behaviors.
I help people to understand their eating behaviors so that they can form a healthy relationship with food.
Keep scrolling for examples of my work.
Available for interviews, media appearances, and written contributions on topics of:
Eating disorder treatment
(nutrition/ medical/ therapy)
How to tell if a scientific source is legitimate
College Nutrition & the Transition from high school to college
(health & disordered eating)
Fad diets vs.
Theatre & Dance
(and performer health)
Newspaper, Article & Blog Interviews
New Times – May 30, 2019 SLO Nutritionist Pens Advice Book for Disordered Eating in College
Nourish SLO Blog – July 16, 2019 Health and Happiness: An Inside Scoop on Libby Parker
SLO Tribune – Jan 26 & 27, 2019 Do I have an Eating Disorder?
and, Part 1: This Cal Poly Student Was In A Fight For Her Life – And She Kept It A Secret From Everyone
Part 2: Every Meal Is A Battle
Mustang News – Nov 2016 “Eating Disorders At Cal Poly”
Side by Side Nutrition – Feb 2020 “Stories of eating disorder Recovery: Eat Foods That ‘Don’t Count'”
The Independent – Nov 2018 “What Happens To Your Body When You Limit Carb Intake”
OnStage Blog – Jan 2018 “Libby Parker: Making Performer’s Health Their Top Priority”
805 Living Magazine – Jan/Feb 2017 Interview for “A Healthy Resolve”
(see pages 22 and 67 of the digital edition)
Permission To Eat made the “15 Best Intuitive Eating Books to Heal Your Relationship with Food & Body” Nov 2020
The Diabetes Council – Aug 2017 “53 Experts share tips and strategies to stop binge eating” (Scroll to #15)
Stars Insider – Jan 2018 “Dietitians Warn Against The Following Food Trends.”
Shape – Jan 2018 “Are Instagram Food Trends Destroying Your Diet?”
Feb 2018 “Is The Keto Diet Bad For You?” (spoiler: yes!)
Aug 2018 “Why Eating More Might Actually Be The Secret To Losing Weight.” (not in love with the slant this article took, but my quote is correct)
Women’s Health – Jan 2018 “6 Foods You Should Quit Buying Right Now, According to Nutritionists”
Upstate Parent – Jan 2018 “Get Your Food and Fitness Habits on Track With Advice From Experts.”
PopSugar – March 2018 “Why I Don’t Learn My Weight At The Doctor’s, And Why You Don’t Have To Either.”
Thrive Works – May 2018 “Why Should I Try Online Counseling?”
Prevention Magazine – Feb 2018 “5 Myths about Lemon Water You Need To Know”
Radio, Video & Podcast Interviews
Fraternity Foodie Podcast Ep. 115 What tools can college students use to break up with their eating disorder?
Beltline To Broadway podcast The Broadway Dietitian Talks Body Positivity, Body Norms, and Disordered Eating
I’m F*cking Hot Podcast coming soon
She Means Business Podcast coming soon
Women Making Waves Let’s Talk about it – body image
Sweat With Soph Podcast – #NoFilter event recording
Fearless Practitioners – Aug 20, 2019 Episode 39 Permission To Eat and Be You in Your Practice
KPRL Public Radio – Nov 26, 2019 Sound Off (start at 34:40)
Consumed – Aug 26, 2019 Season 2 Libby Parker
Polycast – Sept 24, 2019 Libby Parker
Broadway BoPo – Aug 28, 2019 “The Broadway Dietitian” Interview. Nutrition and Wellness for Theatre Actors and Singers
KCBX Public Radio – Feb 25, 2019 Eating Disorders & Mental Health On College Campuses
School Nutrition Dietitian Podcast – Dec 11, 2019 Episode 23 Fighting Disordered Eating With Evidence Based Nutrition
Conscious Life Space Guru – April 2019 Episode 10 The Invisible Diseases We Classify As Eating Disorders
Ignite Her Fire Podcast – Oct 2018 Episode 35 Not Your Average Nutritionist
Front page of the Tribune 2 days in a row! (Jan, 2019)
Backstage magazine – health expert columnist, see my profile with links to all articles.
Wisdom ‘N Wellness – April 2019 “Can Intuitive Eating Still Be Nutritious?”
Project Heal – July 2018 “New Term For Lasting Issues: Nutrichondria and Diet Culture” Sept 2018 “Celebrating The Small Victories”
Recovery Warriors – Dec 2016 “How The Presidential Election is Affecting People With Eating Disorders”
On Stage Blog – Aug 2016 “Re-Igniting My Passion For Dance As An Adult”
Dr. Drama – Aug 2020 “Eating Disorders in the Theatre”
Thrive Global – Aug 2017 “5 Ways To Help A Friend Who Is Struggling With Disordered Eating” Aug 2019 “Why do eating disorders develop in college?”
Instagram Food Trends
Watch this news segment where I was interviewed on about Instagram food trends.