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Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian

Ellie Kelsey is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Ellie’s clinical interests include nutrition for advanced heart failure, oncology, and nutrition in the critical care setting.

Fight Harmful Inflammation With These 10 Healthy Eating Tips

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian
June 17, 2021

Inflammation is the body’s way of protecting itself against harmful agents—injury, toxins, infection. When cells are damaged, an inflammatory response…

Why Processed Foods Are Not Good for the Heart

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian
February 15, 2021

The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that 50 percent of calories consumed by the average American come from ultra-processed foods….

Mindful Eating for Healthy Weight Loss

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian
January 05, 2021

Maintaining a healthy weight can be a constant challenge—and potentially more so in a pandemic situation. Many of us are…

Shopping Smart and Eating Healthy During a Pandemic

by Ellie Kelsey, RD, LD, CNSC, Registered Dietitian
April 02, 2020

One way we can try to keep a sense of normalcy during the COVID-19 pandemic is to create well-balanced meals…