Ask the Dietitian

About the DietiTian

carole_5.jpgCarole Bartolotto is a Registered Dietitian with a lot of passion for nutrition and health. She was a Senior Consultant at Kaiser Permanente where she oversaw the development of publications and educational materials and managed health education programs and projects related to health, diet, and cardiovascular disease. She has published articles on the plant-based diet and sugar and artificial sweeteners in the peer-reviewed Permanente Journal. She has written for online sites such as Kaiser Permanente and Yahoo Food and been featured in Elle Magazine and Additionally, she has spoken at many conferences, symposia, and webinars on a variety of nutrition-related topics. In 2014, she became an adjunct professor for Pepperdine University where she taught Nutrition 210: Contemporary Issues in Nutrition. She created and implemented a plant-based Diabetes Prevention Program.

Carole, a California native, earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics/nutrition and a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Northridge. She is enthusiastic about helping others move towards a healthy diet and lifestyle.


As part of our commitment to helping student-residents make healthy choices, UCLA Dining Services offers the expertise of our Registered Dietitian (RD), Carole Bartolotto, to be available to:

  • Answer your nutrition-related questions.
  • Provide tips on how you can make healthy choices at our restaurants.
  • Address your dietary concerns or special needs.
  • Provide information on Dining Services and other nutrition-related resources.

For questions regarding special dietary issues such as food allergies, vegetarian/veganism, general nutrition, or any of the programs or initiatives listed below, please don't hesitate to contact:

Carole Bartolotto, M.A., RDN
Telephone: (310) 206-3193
Email: [email protected]
Office: Sproul Hall, Suite 176

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