Articles by Jean Hanks

About Jean Hanks (11 Articles)
Jean Hanks, MS, RDN, CDN earned her BA in sociology with a minor in dance from Tulane University in New Orleans, before completing her Masters in Nutrition at Hunter College in NYC. Jean started her career as a clinical dietitian and is skilled at providing Medical Nutrition Therapy for individuals with various nutrition-related health conditions. She has also worked for the NYC Department of Health, where she provided culinary demos at farmers’ markets throughout the city. She is currently the lead dietitian at Well by Messer, where she provides nutrition counseling to busy New Yorkers. You can contact Jean through her website,

Feeding the Immune System

Back in April, when New York City was still one of the hotspots of COVID-19 cases, I was in a small pharmacy in my Brooklyn neighborhood. [...]

October 21, 2020

Quarantine Cooking: Hummus!

In my opinion, hummus is the perfect dip. It’s nutritious, filling, and compatible with most dip-able foods. (Guacamole comes close, but [...]

August 21, 2020

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