Amber A Green, RD, LDN

Amber is a registered dietitian based in Maryland, where she lives with her husband and young daughter.


    Amber graduated cum laude with her bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed her dietetic internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. She earned her Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Commission on Dietetic Registration in 2002. She is a licensed dietitian in Maryland and the District of Columbia.


    She has been practicing dietetics for 8 years, in both military and civilian settings. She was chief of the clinical dietetics branch at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox, Kentucky. She spent several months as a clinical nutrition specialist at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, working with a variety of patients including pre- and post-partum women and infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. In 2003, Amber started working in the area of vegetarian nutrition with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

    Published studies:

    Turner-McGrievy G, Barnard ND, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Gloede L, Green AA. Changes in nutrient intake and dietary quality among participants with type 2 diabetes following a low-fat vegan diet or a conventional diabetes diet for 22 Weeks . J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Oct;108(10):1636-45.

    Barnard ND, Noble EP, Ritchie T, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Turner-McGrievy G, Gloede L, Green AA, Ferdowsian H. D2 dopamine receptor Taq1A polymorphism, body weight, and dietary intake in type 2 diabetes. Nutrition. 2008 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

    Barnard ND, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Turner-McGrievy G, Gloede L, Jaster B, Seidl K, Green AA, Talpers S. A low-fat vegan diet improves glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in a randomized clinical trial in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2006 Aug; 29( 8): 1777-83.

    Reilly JK, Lanou AJ, Barnard ND, Seidl K, Green AA. Acceptability of soymilk as a calcium-rich beverage in elementary school children. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Apr; 106( 4): 590-3.



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