profile image

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Dietitian, nutrition media expert, foodie and President of 80 Twenty Nutrition

Christy Brissette is a registered dietitian and nutrition and food communications expert. She is the President of 80 Twenty Nutrition, a nutrition and food media company with the vision of ending food confusion and dieting and loving your body by giving it healthy, delicious food. Christy is a TV personality and spokesperson, nutrition and food writer and blogger, recipe developer and YouTube video producer. She is regularly interviewed by the media about nutrition and health. Christy also sees private clients and supports them in achieving their best health through excellent, creative and fun eating plans.

Christy completed an Honours BASc in nutrition at Ryerson University and a Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto.
Try These Holiday Recipes At Your Next shutterstock

Try These Holiday Recipes At Your Next Party

The holiday season is officially in full swing, which means plenty of holiday parties to host and potlucks to gather recipes for. Trying to create something that's healthy, simple and crowd-pleasing can be a real challenge!
11/21/2016 06:59 EST
A New Parent's Guide To Choosing The Healthiest Baby Laboko via Getty Images

A New Parent's Guide To Choosing The Healthiest Baby Food

Thanks to all of the celebrities and mommy bloggers out there, many new moms feel plenty of pressure to make organic baby food from scratch. Some feel guilty if they don't make all of their own baby food, as if they aren't giving their child the best start possible. But when time and sleep are limited, what's a loving parent to do?
08/11/2016 01:54 EDT
4 Mouth-Watering Low Calorie Pasta Denis_Vermenko via Getty Images

4 Mouth-Watering Low Calorie Pasta Substitutions

Sure, pasta fits into a healthy 80 Twenty lifestyle, but the common complaint from pasta lovers trying to watch their waistlines is difficulty controlling portion sizes. A cup of pasta looks a little sad when compared to the amount you would typically serve yourself. Especially when you compare to restaurant portions which can be 6 cups of pasta or more!
03/29/2016 11:25 EDT
5 Nutrition Keys To Boosting Your Child's Brain Health And USDA via Flickr

5 Nutrition Keys To Boosting Your Child's Brain Health And Focus

Nutrition is critical to helping kids reach their full potential. The first three years are especially important because your child's brain is growing. During the early years and beyond, ensuring your child consumes brain-boosting nutrients can help with concentration and performance in school, sports, music and more!
03/24/2016 10:02 EDT