Healthy Dining CEO Set to Attend TEDMED Next Week

Anita Jones-Mueller invited to join other leaders of health, medical fields at global conference in San Francisco

Healthy Dining CEO Set to Attend TEDMED Next Week

Anita Jones-Mueller

Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH, founder and president of California-based Healthy Dining, has been invited to participate in TEDMED 2014, the prestigious annual gathering of health and medical leaders from around the world. The event will be held Sept. 10-12 in two host cities – Washington, DC, and San Francisco. Jones-Mueller will attend the San Francisco conference, to be held at The Palace of Fine Arts.

TEDMED is a global community of leading doers and thinkers from every walk of life. Its goal is to seed innovations in health and medicine today, making the breakthroughs of tomorrow possible.

As one of the nation’s leading experts on health and nutrition in the restaurant industry, and with a wealth of expertise on proposed menu labeling regulations, sodium guidelines and child obesity prevention, Jones-Mueller offers a unique perspective on how restaurants are rising to the challenge of creating cuisine with taste and health in mind.

“I’m looking forward to interacting with some of the brightest professionals in the world in the fields of health and medicine,” said Jones-Mueller. “It’s an honor to be invited to TEDMED, and I’m excited to share how Healthy Dining is contributing to a healthier America, every day in a delicious way! Taste is key in improving nutrition, and restaurants are applying their culinary brilliance to make a difference in how America eats.”

Healthy Dining’s web and mobile site,, offers the only resource of its kind, providing a search engine of healthy restaurant meals handpicked by registered dietitians based on qualifying nutrition criteria that emphasize lean proteins, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and unsaturated fats. More than 4,000 menu items served at participating restaurants across the nation can currently be found on the site, and more are added weekly. Likewise, a Kids LiveWell feature provides a growing selection of healthful options that younger eaters are sure to enjoy.

To interview Jones-Mueller during her time in San Francisco, contact Ladd Biro at Champion Management at 972.930.9933 or via email at; or Deborah Lawrence at or 760.809.2622.

Healthy Dining CEO Set to Attend TEDMED Next WeekHealthy Dining provides Americans with digital tools and resources to find the best restaurant choices for their dietary goals and healthy lifestyles. President and founder Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH, launched Healthy Dining by combining the brainpower and creativity of chefs, restaurateurs, health experts, registered dietitians and communication strategists. In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association, the Healthy Dining Program has grown to become the most powerful restaurant industry nutrition initiative in the nation. Healthy Dining’s signature website,, enables millions of nutrition-conscious restaurant diners, as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other nutrition-related conditions, to easily find dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. The site is publicized by influential partners including the American Heart Association, Produce for Better Health, Whole Grains Council and many others dedicated to supporting healthier eating. Additionally, Healthy Dining has been selected by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement a variety of restaurant nutrition-related research projects. For more information, please contact Deborah Lawrence,, 760.809.2622.