About Melissa

Melissa is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, and has a master’s degree in nutrition education. Her first love was clinical nutrition and clinical trials, providing her with a solid science foundation. Melissa is passionate about sharing her health philosophy, favorite products, and nutrition solutions with her online community.

Well over a decade ago, she launched SuperKids Nutrition for families, shortly followed by Melissa’s Healthy Living to reach adults’ unique nutrition and health interests.

Melissa works closely with brands providing services to optimize their impact on their target audiences. She also maintains a private practice to engage with members of the community to make a difference in their lives. Melissa’s healthy and fun approach, grounded in nutrition science and behavioral change, inspires audiences around the world to live their best life.

Melissa’s Bio Highlights

With 20 years of nutrition experience, Melissa offers a high level of expertise in multiple subspecialties. See Work With Me for more details.

Highlights include:

  • Author of several books, including Forbes Best Fitness and Nutrition Books of 2019, The Plant-Based Boost, Nutrition Solutions for Athletes, and Exercise Enthusiasts.
  • 1000+ online and print publications
  • Appearances on national and local TV broadcast
  • Served as event nutrition expert at Nutrition or Fitness Expos
  • Created and taught several syndicated nutrition courses at over 100 colleges and universities for close to 2o years. Including Functional Foods, Sports Nutrition, Public Nutrition and Wellness (brain health, disease prevention, vitamins, and minerals), Weight Management (throughout the life cycle), Kids and Family nutrition.

Melissa’s Expertise

  • Functional Foods (Phytonutrients)
  • Sports Nutrition with a Plant-based Focus
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome,  Diabetes Care, Brain Health, Weight Management, and Disease Prevention
  • Childhood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention
  • Nutrition Education and Curriculum Development
  • Public Nutrition and Wellness Education
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Hi, I’m Melissa, Registered Dietitian, author, health writer, and nationally recognized nutrition expert. Get inspired by my nutrition insights, tasty recipes, and fitness tips. Let me help you live your best life! See About Melissa to learn more.

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