Nutrition Stripped is an education platform dedicated to helping empower you to feel confident, balanced, and at peace with food — founded by McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN.

  • The Nutrition Stripped Cookbook by William Morrow HarperCollins 2016

  • Top 10 Champions in Wellness: Nutritionist by VeryWell 2020

  • The Best Healthy Living Blogs of 2020 by Heathline

  • Top 100 Responsible Health & Wellness Influencers of 2020 by New Hope Network

  • Shorty Award Nominee in Health & Wellness 2017

  • Nashville Business Journal 2018 Winner Women Of Influence “Entrepreneur”

  • Award-winning Food Blog by Nashville Lifestyles 2017

  • Must Follow Nutrition and Food Blogs by Greatist

  • Top 50 Clean Food Blogs by Academy of Clinical Nutrition

  • Top 20 Role Models In Health via Fuel List by Arianna Huffington

  • Well + Good Council nutrition expert


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Last update to the press list: 2021

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McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian, Founder of Nutrition Stripped, and Creator of the Mindful Nutrition Method.

As a Dietitian and leading voice in mindful eating, named “Top 20 Role Models” by Arianna Huffington — in McKel’s work, she teaches how to reclaim balance with food by creating practical and effective habits that are easy, aligned, and enjoyable using her proprietary Mindful Nutrition Method™.

She merges the science and art of mindful health to empower people with the knowledge and tools they need to cultivate a mindful mindset and design eating and lifestyle habits that deeply nourish. Her work is featured in Oprah.com, Women’s Health, Today’s Dietitian, Healthline, and more.