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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
  • Get the Skinny: Carb Counting: The Skinny on NET CARBS

    We’ve had a lot of excitement and a lot of questions about the new Eat Fit King Cake, especially about just how it’s so low in carbs. So we figured it’s a fantastic opportunity for a little education on how to calculate net carbs + how this fits in with your daily allotment of carbs. So whether you're counting carbs because you're watching your weight, your blood sugar, or following a keto diet, tune in to Get the Skinny with Molly on this, plus more FAQ about the Eat Fit King Cake!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Grab & Go Oatmeal Cups

    Cooler weather has many of us craving oatmeal to start our day. And while plain old-fashioned oatmeal can be a wholesome way to start our day, some of those seemingly healthful grab & go cups can pack in nearly a day’s worth of added sugar. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny on best & worst grab & go oatmeal cups.

  • Get the Skinny: Swerve’s KETO King Cake! | GF, Eat Fit, Keto

    This king cake recipe by Ben McLauchlin of Swerve served as the inspiration for the Eat Fit King Cake hitting retailers this Carnival season. Registered Dietitian Molly Kimball worked closely with Ben and John Caluda of Caluda’s Cottage Catering to scale this recipe for retail production while still maintaining the specialty features that make it Eat Fit, not to mention gluten-free, low-carb, diabetic-friendly and keto approved.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: KING CAKE!

    If you love king cake but you’re also keeping an eye on nutrition, we’ve got the best and worst king cake finds. Molly’s “Love it” top picks have little or no added sugar, naturally gluten-free -- and they’re tasty, too!

  • Get the Skinny: Intermittent Fasting – Starter Guide

    Intermittent Fasting has tons of potential benefits, and very little drawbacks. So if you’ve heard about, or perhaps are considering intermittent fasting in the New Year, here’s the Skinny plus tips for getting started, and how to modify it to make it work with your lifestyle.

  • Love It, Like It, Hate It: Popular Diets

    If all of the “New Year, New You” messaging has you thinking about slimming down and getting healthier, you may be considering one of the popular diets that are oh-so-trendy right now. Here’s the Skinny from Molly on her top picks for nutrition plans and lifestyles – and which she recommends to steer clear of.

  • Get the Skinny: Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide 2018

    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.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Guilt-Free Candy Cane + Peppermint Finds!

    ‘Tis the season for all things Candy Cane + Peppermint Mocha. 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!

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen | Accidental Pecan Sandies by Ben McLauchlin of Swerve

    Get the Skinny in the Kitchen | Accidental Pecan Sandies by Ben McLauchlin of Swerve

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Egg Nog!

    Eggnog is a love-it-or-hate it holiday tradition - and for those who love it, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but even the “light” versions of eggnog can squeeze nearly 300 calories and 40 grams of sugar into a single 8-ounce cup. Crazy-high stats, packing in TWO DAYS of added sugar, and of course regular eggnog stats are even higher. But we’ve got good news for eggnog fans, there are actually lower-sugar, better-for-you options on shelves that taste pretty decent – plus Molly has an easy tip to make light eggnog a little bit thicker & richer, in today’s Get the Skinny with Molly on all things eggnog!

  • Get the Skinny: 3 Top Fast Food + Drive-Thru to Fuel Holiday Hustle on the Run!

    Let’s be clear, we’re not saying that fast food is “healthy” – but we can actually get some decent options at the drive-thru, especially convenient especially during a crazy-busy holiday season!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Caffeinated Pick-Me-Ups for the Holiday Bustle

    If you’re struggling to keep up with the pace of holiday hustle and bustle, you may be turning to energy drinks for a quick pick-me-up. So we’ve got you covered with today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best & worst of energy drinks + caffeinated pick-me-ups on shelves.