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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
  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Chocolate Protein Bars

    Craving chocolate? A square or two of 70% dark chocolate is always okay – but if you find a chocolate protein bar you like, it can also do the trick. Here’s the rundown of popular chocolate protein bars on shelves, in today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it with Molly.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen: Keto Chocolate Tart

    Craving chocolate but want to stay on track with your nutrition goals? You’ll love – and savor – every bite of this decadent chocolate tart. Naturally gluten free, grain free and sugar free, Ben has done it again!

  • Get the Skinny | Vietnamese Chicken Wings By Brad McGehee of Blue Line Sandwich Co.

    Sample Chef Brad’s delicious Vietnamese-style Chicken Wings & other Eat Fit fare at this coming weekend’s New Orleans Home & Garden Show. The Eat Fit team has a full schedule of Eat Fit NOLA partners & local chefs in the cooking demo lineup for Saturday and Sunday at the New Orleans Home & Garden Show's Outdoor Cooking Experience, featuring Ochsner Eat Fit NOLA-approved dishes - plus Eat Fit Jr. Chef Challenge Saturday morning!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Wing Sauce

    Wing sauce and buffalo sauce are delicious ways to spicy up plain old chicken or shrimp, but some can pack in half a day’s worth of sodium into just a couple of spoonfuls!  In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best and worst bottled hot wing sauce.

  • Get the Skinny: #AlcoholFreeFor40 Challenge + Big Easy Bucha’s Melon Magic Fauxjito!

    Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, and whether we’re Catholic or not, many of us give up something for Lent – and that “something” is often alcohol.  So here’s the #AlcoholFreeFor40 Challenge:  Use this time for a self-experiment to see what’s really happening inside of your body during this detox.  And make it easier than ever to stick with your #AlcoholFreeFor40 resolution  with Big Easy Bucha’s Melon Magic Fauxjito!

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Mocktail Mixers!

    Molly’s annual #AlcoholFreeFor40 challenge starts today, with the goal of going 40 days alcohol free, tracking things like weight, appearance of our skin and eyes, and certain labs pre- and post-challenge to see the impact that alcohol has on our individual bodies. But simply being “alcohol-free” doesn’t make a drink “healthy”, so today we’re Getting the Skinny on best and worst mixers for DIY mocktails!

  • Get the Skinny: 2019 #AlcoholFreeFor40 Challenge – Heads up that it’s around the corner!

    We realize we're right smack in the midst of Carnival Season.  But we wanted to put this on your radar: Starting next week, Ash Wednesday, is the 4th annual #AlcoholFreeFor40 challenge, complete with steps to make it your own personal self-experiment to see just how going booze-free affects your whole-body wellness.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Get the Skinny: Mardi Gras Parade Route Cocktails

    Mardi Gras is in full swing, which for many New Orleanians means many more cocktails over the coming days.  And while we all know there can be a big difference in calories and sugar, you may not have realized just how much.  We’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on popular Carnival cocktails and top picks and worst bets for parade route drinks.

  • Get the Skinny in the Kitchen: Triple Berry Vanilla Cupcakes with Triple Berry Buttercream Frosting

    These little berry-cream cupcake gems are gluten free, low carb, no sugar added AND keto approved, with just 1.5 grams net carbs per serving. Perfect for brunch, showers, Easter, Mother’s Day, or just anytime you’re looking for a guilt-free indulgence.

  • Love it, Like it, Hate it: Chocolate Milk

    Chocolate milk is promoted as the ideal all-natural sports drink, perfect for muscle recovery after a tough workout, but the reality is that most of us just don’t need so much sugar.  Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on why chocolate milk is touted as great option for athletes, and which varieties are really best for you.

  • Get the Skinny: 3 Truly Good-For-You Heart-Shaped Valentines

    A typical heart-shaped box of chocolates packs in nearly 1,000 calories and more than 120 grams of sugar! But if you’re looking for a heart-shaped sweet that’s also GOOD for your sweetie, check out these 3 DIY ideas for heart-shaped Valentines.

  • Love It, Like It, Hate It: Last-minute Valentine’s Chocolates!

    It’s no secret that Valentine’s Day chocolates aren’t exactly good for us, and unfortunately, it’s slim pickings for truly good-for-you heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. But with a little creativity and imagination, there are options! Tune in to today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it as we Get the Skinny with Molly on her top picks and worst bets for Valentine’s sweets.

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