Melinda Johnson, MS, RD, is a Registered Dietitian whose passion is making nutrition simple and helping people live peacefully with food. She is a Lecturer for Arizona State University and the owner of Nutrition for Slackers, LLC, a private counseling and consultation practice. Melinda is also a National Media Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and has done over a hundred media interviews for newspapers, TV, and magazines. She has been quoted in numerous publications, such as Parenting and Glamour magazines, and frequently appears on local television shows as the guest nutrition expert. Melinda previously worked in the public health arena, as a Breastfeeding Coordinator and with the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program for the Arizona Department of Health Services.