Rosanne Rust, Registered Dietitian, Freelance Writer, Blogger - Food Dialogues


Rosanne Rust, Registered Dietitian, Freelance Writer, Blogger

Rosanne is a registered, licensed dietitian-nutritionist with nearly 30 years experience across a broad scope of practice in the nutrition field. She received her bachelor degree in Dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and her Master’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh.
As a Nutrition Communications Consultant and owner of Rust Nutrition Services, Rosanne aims to help consumers make sense of science by creating reasonable messages that can help maintain a healthy lifestyle. Rosanne provides nutrition coaching services for, and she also develops and delivers social media strategies for the food industry. An experienced speaker and freelance writer, Rosanne’s specialty areas include cardiovascular health, weight management, and sugar science. She blogs at and sh’s the co-author of several consumer books in the John Wiley & Sons For Dummies® series, including DASH Diet For Dummies®, Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies®, Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies® and the Calorie Counter Journal for Dummies®. She also authored the chapter “Diet Quality and Sweeteners” in the textbook Sucrose, Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup, and Health (Springer 2014).
A wife, and mother of 3 boys, she practices what she preaches, enjoying regular exercise, good food and enjoys festive entertaining.