Jill is an award-winning childhood nutrition expert, author, public speaker and pediatric nutrition consultant. She is known as a paradigm shifter who blends current research, practical application and common sense, making parents and professionals think differently about feeding kids. Whether it’s babies or teens, toddlers or tweens, Jill takes a unique, “whole-child” approach to childhood nutrition, showcasing food and nutrients, positive feeding and childhood development as the cornerstones of raising a healthy child.
She is the author and co-author of “Eat Like a Champion” and “Fearless Feeding,” respectively. She pens The Nourished Child website and resources and is the voice behind The Nourished Child podcast. A sought-after speaker and media contributor, Jill has been TEDx speaker and shared her expertise with professional and lay audiences alike, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, WIC, university groups and a range of other nutrition, medical, government and parent audiences. She serves on the board of advisors for Parents magazine and several child nutrition companies.
Formerly a clinical dietitian at Massachusetts General Hospital and what’s now Boston Children’s Hospital (formerly Children’s Hospital Boston), Jill currently works with families in private practice and through her online programs. She aims to shape the future of childhood nutrition through educating parents, health care professionals and industry leaders. Jill lives in Connecticut with her husband, four children and two dogs.