Anjali Prasertong

Anjali Prasertong is a writer and public health dietitian focused on food systems, racial equity, and nutrition. She led an innovative city-funded corner store program in New Orleans that increased fresh food access in low-income neighborhoods, and worked with food entrepreneurs in the city looking to operationalize racial equity in their businesses. She was previously a contributing editor for The Kitchn, and currently writes the reader-supported newsletter Antiracist Dietitian ( She lives in Denver with her husband and two kids.
A Simple Hack to Make a BILLY Bookcase More Useful in a Kids’ Room
It costs $12 and it made a big difference.
Apr 19, 2023
The Best Kids’ Binoculars You Can Buy for $20
From someone who knows a thing or two about wildlife-spotting.
Apr 18, 2023
Your Old Digital Camera Sitting In a Drawer Could Be Your Kid's New Favorite Toy
Or, why mid-2000s tech makes the best kids’ toys.
Apr 11, 2023
School Lunch Isn’t Free Anymore — Here Are 10 Ways to Plan for A Year of Sending Lunch to School
How did we get here? What can we do to push for change? And how should we plan for a year of packing school lunches again?
Aug 30, 2022
I’m a Dietitian and My Kid Has Eaten the Same Lunch for 3 Years — Here’s Why That’s OK
Nutrition is about more than a single meal.
Aug 24, 2022
Want Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables? Try Giving Them a Catchy New Name
Having a hard time getting your kids to eat vegetables? Hiding them is one option, but here’s an even simpler solution: just give vegetables an irresistible new name. Two Cornell University studies found that kids are more likely to gobble up veggies when they’re given names like “X-Ray Vision Carrots” and “Power Punch Broccoli.
Jul 2, 2021