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Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD is a Sports and Lifestyle Dietitian, Board Certified as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is WGNO’s nutrition and fitness expert, with weekly segments on Good Morning New Orleans, Get the Skinny with Molly.

She is also columnist for The Times-Picayune|NOLA.com, covering the latest trends in the nutrition and the fitness industry.

Molly manages the nutrition program at Ochsner’s Elmwood Fitness Center in New Orleans, advising clients in reducing body fat, building lean muscle, endurance training, disordered eating, and general health and wellness.

She has developed Eat Fit NOLA, a free partnership between Ochsner Health System and more than 50 local restaurants to develop & identify healthy menu items, and collaborates with local chefs in preparing and presenting fun, upbeat, and nutritious cooking classes.

As a Sports Dietitian, Molly has worked with hundreds of athletes, both amateur and professional, including players in the NFL, MLB, and NBA, as well as soccer players and professional boxers.

Serving as a spokesperson at various events targeting the New Orleans community, Molly is featured regularly as a nutritional expert on local and national news stories. She has been featured in national media outlets including Vogue, The New York Times, Newsweek, Shape, Health, Fitness, Runner’s World, Wine Enthusiast, Cosmopolitan, WebMD and CNN.com.


Recent Articles
  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Caramel Flavored Finds!

    Caramel makes everything a notch more indulgent – and if you’re one who REALLY loves caramel everything, you’re in luck! We’ve got a whole morning of good-for-you caramel-flavored finds, starting with Molly’s top picks and worst bets in today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it!

  • Get the Skinny: Dulce De Leche + Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Caramel Corn | GF, low carb, no sugar added

    Get the Skinny with Molly and Ben McLauchlin of Swerve, whipping up a batch of Dulce De Leche + Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Caramel Corn – also known as Ben’s “Falling for You” Cupcakes! Low-carb and gluten-free with the tiniest bit of added sugar, these decadent caramel + pumpkin spice treats are sure to satisfy any fall craving!

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen: Eat Fit NOLA at the Superdome + Win Drew Brees-signed Saints Guitar!

    Ochsner’s Eat Fit NOLA has teamed up with Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s Executive Chef Lenny Martinsen and SWEGS Kitchen to offer Eat Fit-approved menu items at 6 locations throughout the Superdome. The Superdome is serving up Eat Fit-approved dishes like Southwest Chicken Sliders, BBQ Shrimp & Grits, Seared Tuna Salad, Chicken & Kale Salad, and Buffalo Chicken Wraps.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Stadium Food + Cocktails

    If game-day is one of the few times of the year that you have a hot dog or nachos, it’s not the end of the world – go ahead, and enjoy every bit of it. But for those of you who want healthier options, even at Saints games, we’ve got the full Skinny for you in today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it.

  • Get the Skinny | 5 Must-Haves for your Tailgate Toolkit!

    Football season is in high gear, which means pre-game tailgating and football parties at home, where the emphasis on food and drink comes second only to the game itself. But eating healthy doesn’t have to mean raw veggie platters. We’ve put together a list of 5 essentials for those who want to join in all the game-day celebrations without wrecking your diet – consider this your “Eat Fit” Tailgate Toolkit.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Tailgate Chips + Dippers

    Football season means tailgating, which of course means chips and dips. And even when we have the best intentions of eating clean, chips are one of those snacks that can quickly get the best of us, especially with distracted or mindless nibbling. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on some truly good for you chips and dippers, and which ones to steer clear of!

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen: Mississippi Mud Brownies | Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Zero Added Sugar

    Get the Skinny with Molly and Ben McLauchlin of Swerve, whipping up a batch of Mississippi Mud Brownies. Low-carb and gluten-free with no added sugar, these decadent treats are sure to satisfy any chocolate craving without the blood sugar roller coaster.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Trends Spotted at Natural Products Expo East

    Natural Products Expo East features the hottest trends in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with more than 1,900 brands onsite. Registered dietitian Molly Kimball scoped out the products – asking questions, reading labels and taste-testing – and is back with the skinny on her favorite and not-so-favorite finds in this week’s Love it, Like it, Hate it!

  • Get the Skinny: DIY plant-based cheese that’s TASTY, too!

    Let’s be honest, vegan cheese isn’t exactly what most of us would call delicious. But if you’re watching your sodium, calories, or animal fats, you may be looking for dairy-free cheese alternatives. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on one of her favorite new cookbooks that features vegan plant-based cheeses that are truly nutritious AND delicious!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Vegan & Plant-Based Cheese

    Vegan cheese isn’t exactly known for its flavor and meltability – it sure sounds more nutritious, though. But have you ever really looked at the ingredients in store-bought vegan cheese? Starch and oil top ingredients of many – not exactly what you’d call nutritious, either. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it segment, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on best & worst bets of vegan cheeses on shelves!

  • Get the Skinny: 3 DIY Recipes for Low-Carb Pizza Crusts, from cauliflower to chicken to Portobello

    Craving pizza but don’t want the carby calories? We’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on 3 DIY recipes for super low-carb pizza crusts that are crazy-simple and surprisingly delicious!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

    Cauliflower is getting a ton of press these days as a stand-in for potatoes, rice, and even pizza crust – and now companies are making it easier than ever to indulge a bit healthier by offering frozen pizza with the twist of a cauliflower crust. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on cauliflower crust pizza week’s Love it, Like it, Hate it segment!