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Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.

Nutrition • Obesity • Diet myths • Nutrition's effect on bone health • Aging

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Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.

beth kitchin experts 2017Department of Nutrition Sciences


Areas of expertise:

  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • The effect nutrition has on bone health and osteoporosis
  • Diet myths
  • Aging



Kitchin developed and manages Tone Your Bones osteoporosis program. She also manages the UAB EatRight Information Hotline and Tone Your Bones Hotline.

Her research interests include patient education and health behavior. She can be seen weekly on Birmingham’s local morning program Good Day Alabama.


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