Janet Helm

Janet Helm is the Chief Food and Nutrition Strategist in North America for Weber Shandwick.  She provides strategic counsel to a variety of food and beverage clients, including multiple food and agricultural organizations and many of the country’s best loved brands.

As one of the first registered dietitians to break into the field of public relations, Janet has created a specialty in food marketing and nutrition communications.  She has been a leader in the intersection of food, nutrition and social media.

 Janet is a nutrition blogger for WebMD and maintains her own blog called Nutrition Unplugged.  She is the co-founder of Nutrition Blog Network, the first aggregator of nutrition blogs that was created with the support of Weber Shandwick.  Janet received an honorable mention for Blogger of the Year from PR News for her work on the Nutrition Blog Network.  Janet is also the co-founder of Healthy Aperture, the first online food gallery created and curated by registered dietitians.  The Huffington Post recently named Janet one of the top nutrition influencers on Twitter.

Janet previously served as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and was a frequent guest on television, including Today, Good Morning America and CNN, discussing the latest hot topics in nutrition.

Janet is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, International Association of Culinary Professionals, and Les Dames d’ Escoffier International.

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