Ruth Carey, RD, CSSD, LD Ruth is a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant specializing in sports nutrition, general fitness, and weight control. Throughout her career, she has worked with kids and adults in her private practice and in her work teaching nutrition in the Oregon public school system. Ruth is skilled in conveying ever-changing nutrition science into friendly, practical, easy to follow messages.
Ruth writes for national magazines and is an experienced media spokesperson, garnering local and national placements in her work with food companies. A Board Certified Sports Science Dietitian, Ruth was the sports nutritionist for the Portland Trail Blazers NBA basketball team for 13 seasons, consults for the Portland Timbers MLS soccer team, Portland State University athletics, and Lewis and Clark College.
How does Ruth Connect Nutrition in her life? Ruth’s interest in nutrition began as an athletic teenager who liked to cook healthy food and wanted to combat a family history of obesity. Ruth’s two grown children both enjoy gardening and growing healthy food… just like their mother!