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Jenna Bell, PhD, RD

Jenna Bell, PhD, RD
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Jenna A. Bell, Ph.D, RD, Senior Vice President, Director of Food & Wellness, is a Registered Dietitian with a doctorate in Health & Human Performance specializing in food and nutrition communications. At Pollock, she provides input and oversight for all nutrition messaging and health & wellness consumer, healthcare and influencer programs. In behalf of clients, she analyzes research, develops scientific affairs position statements, and writes letters for submission to government regulatory organizations. Jenna is a national leader with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She is a contributing editor and blogger for Today's Dietitian, co-author of two consumer books and several textbook chapters, international presenter, and peer influencer.
Can You Have Your Carbs and Eat Healthy, Too? (Adobe Stock)

Can You Have Your Carbs and Eat Healthy, Too?

The glycemic index (GI) is a value based on how fast or how slow a food increases blood sugar. A food that has a low GI can be considered a slow carb, while a high GI is a fast carb.
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