Anita Jones-Mueller

President and Founder,
Healthy Dining

Anita founded Healthy Dining with a desire to contribute to a healthier America by “bringing together the culinary brilliance of the restaurant industry with America’s growing quest for great-tasting, healthier cuisine.” She is a nationally recognized authority and an inspiring leader who brings to market innovative nutrition-related strategies and solutions to help restaurants prosper while educating and empowering Americans to enjoy healthier cuisine. Anita earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from San Diego State University.

Moe's Southwest Grill president on menu strategy 
Paul Damico says the chain is focusing on improving healthfulness
Health experts share insights on healthy dining for kids 
Thoughts from CIA's Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids Conference
Produce grows on restaurants 
Bryan Silbermann talks fruits and veggies
2010-2011: The biggest nutrition news stories 
Anita Jones-Mueller breaks down the biggest nutrition stories
Sodium reduction: What restaurants can do 
Restaurants can use several techniques to reduce sodium
A look at The Palm’s new, healthful menu 
Anita Jones-Mueller talks to chef of The Palm about healthy menu items
Q&A: Ype Von Hengst of Silver Diner 
Chef Ype Von Hengst of Silver Diner talks healthy food for kids
How restaurants can build KIDS LIVEWELL choices 
The unveiling of the new KIDS LIVEWELL program made big news
Q&A: Dan Barash of Moe’s Southwest Grill 
Anita Jones-Mueller talks to Dan Barash about healthy, family-friendly food
How restaurant plates can measure up to ‘MyPlate’ 
Healthy Dining’s Anita Jones-Mueller breaks down the new food pyramid for the industry
Q&A: More with Paul Antico, founder of 
Anita Jones-Mueller continues her discussion with Paul Antico of
How will your guests measure the value of the calories you serve? 
What calories on menus mean for operators and tips to increase value of calories served
Old news is good news 
What the new dietary guidelines mean for your restaurant
Three reasons restaurants should offer low sodium items 
Healthy Dining's Anita Jones-Mueller on why restaurants should take the issue of sodium seriously
Gluten-free menus: A must-have for millions 
How to gain the loyalty of a growing consumer segment and avoid the ‘veto vote’
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