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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|, 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

Recent Articles
  • Get The Skinny: Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide 2019

    Some of us may or may not be panicking, realizing that our shopping days are quickly ticking away. Not to worry, though, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on a fast, easy healthy holiday gift ideas to help support friends and family in their wellness journeys.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen with Swerve | Peppermint Scones

    We can’t get enough of Ben’s Peppermint Scones – they’re perfect for a festive brunch, also fabulous for homemade holiday gifting that shows you really care.  Adapted from Ben’s Lemon Scones in the Eat Fit Cookbook, these decadent treats are gluten free and grain free, with just four grams net carbs per scone.  

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it | Guilt-Free Peppermint + Peppermint-Chocolate Finds!

    ‘Tis the season for all things Peppermint + Peppermint-Chocolate.  And if you just can’t say no to the holiday sweets, you’ll want to check out Molly’s top picks for good-for-you peppermint mocha & peppermint chocolate finds!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it- Cocktail Mixers, Pimms Cup Edition!

    The holidays are upon us, and with that comes celebration. What better way to celebrate in New Orleans than with a refreshing Pimm’s Cup? Here are some tips to help combat those sneaky sugary calories this holiday season.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen | Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies | GF, low carb

    Holiday indulgences can still be 100% guilt-free – and good for you! – with these festive chocolate chip cookies by Ben McLauchlin, inspired by his Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe in the Eat Fit Cookbook.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Instant Oatmeal Cups!

    Cool weather can have us craving a warm breakfast, and if we’re pressed for time, grab & go oatmeal cups can be an easy solution. Some are better than others; the sugar and protein vary widely – so in today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on best and worst of heat + eat oatmeal and hot cereals.

  • Get the Skinny | Top Picks for Protein Chips

    Craving chips but looking for more protein?  These protein-rich finds on the chip aisle make it easier than ever to make salty, crunchy snacking a notch better for us.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Veggie Chips

    Love it, Like it, Hate it! Veggie chips are a great snack choice when you are craving chips but also want a healthy option. Although veggie chips on the market will never be able to replace the nutritional content of actual vegetables, when you look at the label, they may actually have more nutritional value than classic potato chips....

  • Get the Skinny on Top New Cauliflower Finds

    Cauliflower continues to have its moment, with new recipes and products to try. Here’s a roundup of three new cauliflower favorites, plus one “honorable mention” in today’s Get the Skinny with Molly.

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

    In theory, cauliflower pizza crust is an excellent way to shave carbs and calories, and boost nutritional value of pizza.  But of course some are better than others, so here’s the skinny on which crusts are mostly cauliflower (which we love), and which are mostly starchy flour fillers (which we don’t love). One bright spot: at least all are better than traditional white flour pizza!   LOVE IT!   Outer Aisle Gourmet Cauliflower Pizza Crusts: Per single-serving crust (7.5” diameter; […]

  • Get the Skinny on the next big food trends in 2020

    Whole Foods Market compiled top food trends from their team of culinary experts, buyers and foragers across 490 stores; here's what to watch for in 2020, including locally owned Swerve Sweetener.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Pasta Alternatives!

    Are you looking for a better pasta alternative to eat instead of regular pasta? Some pasta boxes can be misleading, making you think you are choosing the better for you option, when actually you are not. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, Molly has the best & worst pasta alternatives on store shelves.

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