Elena Paravantes

Elena Paravantes, RDN is the creator of olivetomato.com, the top online resource for the authentic Mediterranean diet. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist, writer, consultant, and lecturer with over 20 years of professional experience both in the United States and Greece. An award-winning expert on the Greek Mediterranean diet, her interviews and articles have appeared in publications and websites including U.S. News and World Report, CNN, Prevention, Men's Health, Women's Health, Shape, Fitness, Parade, Salon, Today's Dietitian, Food & Nutrition, and NPR. She is the past food and nutrition editor of the Greek editions of Men's Health and Prevention magazines. Elena is frequently invited to speak about issues related to the Mediterranean diet at international and national conferences, and has collaborated with a number of institutions including Yale University, Loyola University, The University of Missouri, Louisiana State University, American College of Greece, and American University of Madaba in Jordan.