Amy Goodson, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D., is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Goodson has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of "Swim, Bike, Run, Eat" and nutrition contributor to retired NFL player Donald Driver’s book, "The 3D Body Revolution." She is a writer for Women’s Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.
With a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Goodson is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. She is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and the National Dairy Council, speaker for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV, where she does food and nutrition TV segments nationwide. Goodson has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.
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