Hi, I'm Maggie

Brain Health Nutrition Expert

Best-selling author of The MIND Diet helping everyone grow their cognitive reserve, from early life to older adulthood, by providing evidence-based food and nutrition solutions for optimal brain health, delivered with cultural humility.


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My Latest Book

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In addition to three consumer books, I am a proud contributor to Krause and Mahan’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process textbook, the industry standard in nutrition education.

Learn more about my


Plant-Based Nutrition Leadership Symposium


Media authority, writing, speaking, white papers, RD career coaching, private practice


H&W positioning, product innovation / reformulation, expert insights, health claims

Nutrition Comms

RD engagement, media relations, conference strategy, event management



Recipe development, food photography, articles, video production

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Expert Review

Advisory boards, recipe evaluations, article reviews

Areas of my


Brain Health / Food & Mood

Nutrition Communications

Business Partnership


Conferences & Events
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Where I planned and executed a strategic presence.

Billion Consumer Impressions​
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That my content has reached each year.

My industry-leading

speaking experience

Organizations and conferences who have invited me to speak, include:

Culinary Nutrition

I combine culinary training and lessons from my mother’s Korean kitchen with an advanced degree in nutrition science for healthy eating advice that’s good enough to eat

I’ve worked with high-end chefs to develop both fresh and frozen lines of better-for-you meals, including kids meals. 

My culinary training started in NYC with courses at the Institute of Culinary Education, followed by formal training at The New School of Cooking in Los Angeles, CA. To stay up to date, I have participated in several conferences at The Culinary Institute of America in Napa, CA over the years.

Check out some of my

Media Mentions

7 Top Health Benefits of Kimchi

Kimchi has gotten a well-deserved reputation makeover. What was once side-eyed as a funky foreign condiment by those unfamiliar with it, has now become a trendy mainstay.

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New Study Claims The MIND Diet Can Help Prevent This Common Aging Problem

Our food choices can build resilience against cognitive decline as we age.

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This Morning Smoothie Is Packed With Stress-Fighting Ingredients

It’s no surprise that something that nourishes you physically can also soothe your frayed nerves.