Health, with a Grain of Salt

Explaining the science and debunking the myths of nutrition, metabolism, and health.


About Caitlin Dow, PhD


Dr. Dow is a nutrition scientist and physiologist, living and working in Boulder, CO.  Her current work focuses on the role of nutrition, obesity, and cardiometabolic health on vascular health. In addition to her job as a scientist, she is also interested in how to best translate her and others’ work in the laboratory to the public.  Caitlin is passionate about science communication and the impact of science on public health.  She blogs for American Society for Nutrition and volunteers as an instructor for Cooking Matters.