Roberta Clarke Jenero, MS, RD, LDN, is a licensed dietitian, author and public speaker with over 25 years of clinical experience. She is the founder and CEO of Figure Facts, LLC, in Chicago. In 2002, Figure Facts launched Figurefacts.com, a website for nutrition-conscious individuals.
Roberta authored "Figure Facts for Life: Learn to Fuel Your Body for Health and Weight Management!", a handy how-to guide for using food as fuel for your body in order to achieve and maintain optimal health. For those who love hand-held devices, an iPhone, iPad and iTouch version of Figure Facts Heart Health is new and available through iTunes for personalized dietary tracking and nutritional information tracking right in the palm of your hand.
Roberta's professional philosophy includes demystifying nutrition for the general public and making it easy for people to incorporate healthy dietary decisions into their lives. She has specialized in Medical Nutrition Therapy for people with food allergies, diabetes, cardiovascular problems and gastrointestinal disorders. She has also provided nutrition counseling for everyone from athletes to pregnant women to vegetarians, and is a spokesperson for the American Heart Association.
During my years as a competitive high school athlete, I struggled to manage my weight due to changes in practice schedules and tournament participation. I went from being super active during the season to practicing without a rigid schedule during...
January 7, 2013 | Roberta Jenero
Editor's Note: Before STACK Expert Roberta Jenero became a successful licensed dietitian, she was an avid athlete, just like you. Twenty-five years of experience in her chosen profession have provided her with a plethora of nutritional information to help her...
January 2, 2013 | Roberta Jenero