Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, LDN is a Boston-based dietitian with 30 years + of experience. Kate’s expertise is in gastrointestinal disorders and food intolerance, with a particular focus on the application of the low FODMAP diet for functional gut disorders. She was awarded the Outstanding Massachusetts Dietitian Award and recognized as Boston’s Best Dietitian by Boston Magazine. Kate is the author of numerous books and articles on digestive health topics including the New York Times Best Seller, The 21 Day Tummy Diet. Her latest book is The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step. Kate completed her postgraduate training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate.
Kate started her grassroots campaign, IBelieveinyourStory, to raise awareness of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), provide a safe place for people living with IBS to share their story, raise research funding and produce educational handouts. This year, Kate has added a new tenet to her IBelieveinyourStory campaign—raising awareness of food insecurity in America, a growing problem in the times of the pandemic, and how people living with food intolerance may be particularly impacted.