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Riley Thornton, RDN

Nutrition • Obesity • Wellness • Healthy eating habits • Debunking food myths

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riley thornton 2018 expertsRiley Thornton, RDN

UAB Employee Wellness


Areas of expertise:

  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Wellness
  • Healthy Eating Habits
  • Debunking food myths



Thornton is a registered dietitian and nutritionist who specializes in providing resources for UAB employees to live healthy and active lives. She frequently appears in online media outlets and local television providing tips on eating healthy, living well and helping to navigate dieting trends.



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