Ask the Dietitian

Have you ever wondered what the best source of Vitamin E is, or what foods can help you reach your weight loss goals? Or maybe it’s a question about the best way to prepare a certain food or pump up the nutrition of one of your favorite recipes to fuel your busy day. Send an email to and our Dietitian, Jessica Jones, PhD, RD, LDN, will dive in and surface with your answer!

Jessica Jones, PhD, RD, LDN, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and the Senior Manager of Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs for the StarKist Co. She has 15 years of nutrition experience — ranging from research and teaching to outpatient nutrition counseling focusing on holistic lifestyle approaches to support overall wellness, sports nutrition and weight management goals. In her current role at StarKist Co., she serves as the company nutrition advisor and driver of their health and wellness initiatives. She also oversees the regulatory and nutrition labeling initiatives for the company and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Up Your Salad Game!

I want to eat a healthy lunch but am bored with my lettuce and tomato salad.  Do you have any ideas to help me mix it up and stick with my eating plan?

Summer is the perfect time of year to give your salad an upgrade!  There are no rules for salads and it is the perfect time mix it up a bit and enjoy the bounty of fresh produce that is available.  Try these tips for healthy, flavorful tips for a satisfying salad.

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Freshen up Tuna for Spring

Help! My family is tired of tuna noodle casserole and tuna salad. They were staples on Friday during lent, but now that Lent is over my family is revolting! Tuna has always been one of our family favorites, it’s a great way to incorporate fish into our meals and its super cost effective – but I’m out of ideas. Can you help me come up with some easy, healthy and tasty ways to use tuna that will get my family excited for dinner again?

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5 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Heart

Are there easy things I can do at home to make my family’s meals a little more heart healthy?

A little love goes a long way! Making healthy meals is a wonderful way to show your love – for your family as well as your heart! Try a few easy swaps every day and you’ll find it’s easier than you thought and something to feel good about.

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Tips for Sticking With Healthy Resolutions

January is a perfect time to start fresh with a new attitude, new goals and hopefully a positive outlook! While this time of year is filled with resolutions and commitments to build healthy habits and make positive lifestyle changes, it is common to see those good intentions fall by the wayside after just a few weeks. Here are a few tips to help you stick with your plan.

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