Sarah-Jane Bedwell is a registered dietitian, national speaker, and media personality. Sarah-Jane’s mission is to help people achieve a higher quality of life through food and nutrition. As the official food and nutrition blogger for SELF Magazine, a national women's health and fitness magazine, she has a valuable platform in which she can share the information that she is both knowledgeable and passionate about.
Sarah-Jane graduated magna cum laude with a major in dietetics and minor in exercise science from Harding University. Sarah-Jane completed her dietetic internship, with an emphasis on Medical Nutrition Therapy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Sarah-Jane serves as a consultant for the food and beverage industry, with clients including CLIF Bar and Company, Welch’s, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Zoe’s Kitchen Restaurants, Grapes from California, and more. Sarah-Jane has appeared on all the major Nashville news station affiliate channels, and regularly does upbeat nutrition-related segments. She has appeared six times on national morning shows, such as NBC’s TODAY Show and The Daily Buzz. She currently serves as a media spokesperson for the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and was recently selected to win the 2013 Media Excellence Award by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Sarah-Jane’s first book, “Schedule Me Skinny: Plan to Lose Weight and Keep it Off in Just 30 Minutes a Week,” was released in January 2014.
Sarah-Jane has been fortunate enough to travel around the world experiencing other cultures and cuisine. She studied abroad for a semester during college in the Tuscany region of Florence, Italy, as well as traveled all over Europe, to Argentina, central America, and the Caribbean, just to name a few. All of these experiences have shaped Sarah-Jane’s approach to food and healthy eating and inspired her to become a food lover and to experiment in the kitchen, where she fuses the Southern food of her roots with her travel experiences and the healthy knowledge from her profession. In her free time, Sarah-Jane enjoys going for long runs (she's completed 4 marathons!), cooking meals with her husband Joe, and walking her two dogs, Inky and Buddy.