Since she was in high school preparing replicas of her favorite restaurant meals at home, Elizabeth B. Rahavi, RD, has enjoyed eating and learning about food. In college at Texas Woman’s University she turned her passion for food into a career by achieving a B.S. in Nutrition and Institutional Administration. Elizabeth moved to Washington, DC and successfully completed a professional dietetic internship with Sodexho. In December of 2004, she became a registered dietitian and is now an active member of the American Dietetic Association and the Institute of Food Technologists. Elizabeth is currently employed at the International Food Information Council (www.ific.org) where she monitors and analyzes nutrition information in the media and tracks trends in coverage. She also authors and co-develops nutrition materials that are used to educate health professionals, scientists, and others about the barriers and motivators that play a role in helping people achieve more healthful lifestyles. Elizabeth is an accomplished public speaker and presenter, having presented nutrition information to US and International audiences. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys being outdoors and recently completed her first marathon.