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Jen Brewer is a registered dietitian and mother of six children. When she is not fixing meals for her kids, she can be found in one of three community/school gardens that she tends to help teach children in her corner of the world where real food comes from! She loves all things healthy and loves even more all things chocolatey!
She graduated from BYU in 1999, finished her dietetic internship in 2000, and then hopscotched around the country with her husband through his medical training. Jen spent two years as a full-time dietitian in the Detroit Health Department before having twins, after which she traded changing lanes in the commuter traffic for changing diapers in her home. After being contacted by the health department again, she agreed to start on the speaking route, and has been loving it ever since. After their Michigan days, they spent a year in Connecticut, then scooted to Rochester, MN where her husband finished his training, and stayed on at Mayo Clinic as a skin cancer surgeon. She now works part-time as the Dietitian and Aerobics Instructor at the YMCA.
Jen has published two books, Stop Dieting and Start Losing Weight and Be the Chocolate Chip (Now that's a pair of perfectly tuned books!), and has another one in the works. She loves speaking, writing, and just plain being silly with her kids. She blogs very irregularly, but oh so earnestly at foodmoodmotherhood.com.