Bannan, M.S., R.D., is a Los Angeles-based registered dietitian
specializing in nutrition and health communications. She develops news
segments for television stations, writes articles for magazines, and
serves as a consultant and spokesperson to PR agencies and industry
groups nationwide. She is the author of &qid=1286826104&sr=8-1" >Eat Right When Time Is Tight: 150 Slim-Down Strategies and No-Cook Food Fixes.
has conducted more than 1,000 media interviews over the past decade,
including guest appearances on The TODAY Show, The Doctors, ABC News,
Fox News Channel and CNN. She has written for and been interviewed by
such leading magazines as O, The Oprah Magazine, People, Self, Shape, Fitness, Glamour, Parenting, Men's Health, Redbook and Good Housekeeping. In the broadcast news arena, she worked as health reporter and producer for CNN.
about helping children and adults implement easy steps to improve their
lives, Patricia’s creative and doable health messages reach 6 million
people each day through the in-school and corporate wellness programs of
Health-E-tips, Inc. As a public relations and food industry consultant,
Patricia helps develop strategic platforms and oversees tactical
execution for health professional, consumer and media outreach programs.
graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of
Science in nutrition and dietetics and completed her dietetic training
at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Patricia
received a Masters of Science in nutrition communication from the
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in
to Los Angeles, Patricia lived in New York City for several years. She
is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, which is located just ten miles
outside our nation's capital.