Deborah Kennedy, Ph.D. is a pediatric nutritionist and has worked in the field of nutrition for more than 20 years at institutions that include Cornell, Columbia, Tufts and Yale. Her doctoral work focused on the impact of sugar and carbohydrates on brain and behavior. She has also worked in the field of childhood obesity as associate director of nutrition at Yale’s Prevention Research Center. She currently has a patent pending for a healthy meal delivery system and is the CEO and founder of Build Healthy Kids (http://www.buildhealthykids.com). Dr. Kennedy has worked with noted physicians Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. David Katz. She resides in Guilford, CT.