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About Me

Heidi (Reichenberger) McIndoo,
MS RD
LDN is a freelance writer, spokesperson, and nutrition consultant specializing in nutrition education, communication, and culinary topics.Her writing experience includes:

  • Author: The Complete Idiotís Guide to Superfoods Cookbook (Alpha, 2008)†
  • Author: Pocket Idiotís Guide to Superfoods (Alpha, 2007)†
Writing regularly for publications including Fitness, Looking Good Now,† Shape, and Self; and Better Homes and Gardens cookbooks.
  • Complete Idiotís Guide to Low Sodium Meals (Alpha, 2006) Edit for nutritional content and perform nutrition analysis of recipes

  • Better Homes and Gardens Simple Everyday Diabetic Meals (Meredith, 2004) Contributing Writer

  • Diet book reviews for Dietwatch.com
Media Experience:

As a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association for 3 years, McIndoo was featured in over 300 magazine articles and TV broadcasts, including The Boston Globe, CNN and MSNBC.

Public Relations Experience:

One of the three Mom RDs on www.Momrd.com.† A joint venture between Wendy's and the American Dietetic Association to help empower and teach young moms how to make healthy food choices for their families.††
Through Public Relations agencies such as Pollack Communications and PainePR, Heidi has served as a media expert and spokesperson for clients such as Enova Oil, Nature Valley , and The Tea Council of the USA .

Additional Work Experience:

McIndoo spent four and a half years as a clinical and outpatient dietitian at the Naval Submarine Base Hospital in Connecticut. She also served as the Head of the Nutrition Department. She currently counsels people of all ages on a variety of food and nutrition topics at a Boston-based community health center.

Education and Awards:

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Connecticut and her Master of Science degree in Nutrition Communications from Tufts University.While at Tufts she spent three months interning at the Television Food Network. Upon completion, she stayed on as a freelance producer.McIndoo was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal by the Department of the Navy, and was named Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Massachusetts Dietetic Association.

Ms. McIndoo lives just outside of Boston with her husband Sean, daughter Laila, and son Colin.