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20 Dietitians you should know about!

Today is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist day and my first one as an RDN!

To celebrate I’ve gathered a list of some, not all, the RDs that are making a splash on the online world as RDs. Each one tienen su propio sazón, so make sure to check them all out, give them a follow and let them know we sent you! 

We’ve listed all these amazing RDs in no particular order.

  1. Deanna Belleny, MPH, RDN & Tamara S. Melton, MS, RDN, CPHIMS of Diversify Dietetics

This dynamic duo is the force behind Diversify Dietetics. Tamara uses data to solve problems by day while also serving as the director for Chartwells. Not only is Deanna passionate about equity and supporting students and professionals of color, she’s also leading spin classes and sharing her affection for Chai Lattes.

Give them a follow: Instagram Tamara & Deanna, Facebook, Podcast

2. Alice Figueroa, MPH, RDN of Alice in Foodie Land

Alice is the jack of all trades, she’s a nutrition researcher, policy writer, baker through the beard foundation, a scholar, and she sees her own clients. Her focus is on peer-reviewed science with the holistic teachings of Ayurveda, Yoga, and meditation creating nutrition programs that meet the unique needs of her clients.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn

3. Ayana Habtemariam MSW, RDN, LDN of Truly Real Nutrition

aka the Trill RD Ayana helps women and men who struggle with chronic dieting, disordered eating, and body image concerns make peace with food and their bodies.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

4. Andrea (Andy), MA, RDN, LD of Beautiful Eats and Things & Little Eats and Things

Simply beautiful food photos with equally delicious food! Andrea’s bright photos scream joy and happiness when you see them. Not only does she share recipes for adults, she creates kid friendly recipes that are just as vibrant. She also has some cute RD shirts!

Give them a follow: Instagram, Instagram , Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

5. Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN of Taste Nutrition Consulting

Chef and RD, Tessa works to provide culturally inclusive nutrition tips and approachable recipes to clients, brands and commodities groups from around the world. Fun Fact: she’s currently in South Korea!

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube

6. Germaine Guy, MS, RD, CSR, LDN of Eat Right Guy

Eat Right Guy does just that! He helps people eat right, embracing a positive, non-judgmental attitude while working with clients to achieve optimum health. When he’s not busy seeing clients he’s helping future dietitians prepare for the exam through his Facebook Group and youtube videos.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest

7. Wendy Lopez MS, RD, CDE & Jessica Jones MS, RD, CDE of Food Heaven

BFFs, Cookbook Authors, and hosts of the Food Heaven Podcast! These ladies are your down to earth resource for healthy living. They help people transform the way they eat, make peace with food, and live their best life.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Podcast

8. Christyna Johnson, MS, RDN, LD of Encouraging Dietitian

When she’s not sipping on chai tea lattes and reading research articles, Christyna uses the Health at Every Size approach to help people find a peaceful and sustainable relationship with food and their body.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Podcast

9. Dua Aldasouqi, RDN of Dua the Dietitian

Not only does Dua help clients learn to listen to their bodies while also sharing nutritious and delicious recipes, she’s also a food poet! When she’s not seeing clients she’s working on doing a pull-up.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

10. Jonathan Valdez MBA, RDN, CSG, CDN, CCM, CDE, ACE-CPT of Genki Nutrition

Life of the party and all things fun, Jonathan works clients to provide accessible, understandable, and high-quality wellness knowledge. Jonathan’s goal is to guide clients towards a healthier lifestyle while treating them like family.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

11. Kim Rose RDN, CDCES, CNSC, LD of Kim Rose Dietitian

Not only does Kim have her own practice she also creates youtube videos for current and future RDs and has a podcast where she talks all things nutrition with cohost. When she’s not helping RDs she’s helping clients with diabetes learn that nutrition can be easy!

Give them a follow: Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest

12. Jasmin Foster, RD, LD of Mash and Spread

If you’re looking for deliciously simple recipes then look no further. When she’s not in the kitchen Jasmine is capturing scenes from her local market and developing market inspired recipes.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest

13. Maya Feller MS,RD,CDN of Maya Feller Nutrition

What doesn’t Maya do? When she’s not discussing racial disparities in healthcare you can catch her on Good Morning America, running around with her kids, testing recipes (check out her cookbook), teaching, seeing clients. She does it all!

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

14. Christine Dyan, RDN, LDN of Money Mindset Dietitian

All things money, Christine is your girl. She helps RDs make money! She uses one on one coaching to help dietitians gain confidence and strategies to help them charge what they are worth and make more money.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Podcast

15. Nazima Qureshi, MPH, RDN of Nutrition by Nazima

Nazima’s goal is to helping muslim women live healthier and happier lives, she does this by focusing on what foods and fitness activities we can enjoy to help us live happier, healthier lives.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

16. Krista Linares, MPH, RDN of Nutrition con Sabor

Keeping true to her latino upbringing Krista helps clients navigate their health while maintaining their ties to their culture and families, honoring their latino roots.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest

17. Wintana Kiros RDN, LDN of Reset Lifestyle

This fashionista dietitian is all about helping you gain your health back. Formerly a model Wintana uses her fashion background and nutrition knowledge to help clients gain confidence in the skin they’re in.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest

18. Samina Qureshi, RDN, LD, IFNCP of Wholesome Start Nutrition

Owner of Wholesome Start Nutrition Counseling, a virtual nutrition private practice, in Houston, Texas. Samina’s passion is to help people nourish their bodies and feel their best without stress, guilt, or shame. Her wellness philosophy is derived from her training in Integrative and Functional Nutrition, Intuitive Eating, and Health At Every Size® (HAES®) principles.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

19. Shani Jordan-Goldman, RD, CDE of Nutrition Cheat Sheets

Known as the queen of handouts, by me. After not finding nutrition handouts that were helpful for her, Shani took it upon herself to make them herself. She has a handout for almost every nutrition topic under the sun, helpful for both RDs and RDs to be. She currently has a giveaway going on til 3/13 too.

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest

20. Dalina Soto, RD of Your Latina Nutritionist

When she’s not eating pizza Dalina is advocating for eating without guilt and loving the body you’re in. She’s full of no nonsense nutrition, keeping it real at all times. Dalina helps every chula she coaches to be the best version of them!

Give them a follow: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Bonus!

We couldn’t just stop at 20. These are RDs are killin’ it on the gram and you should give them a follow them for awesome insta content.

Bonus bonus here are some rd2be that are on their way to amazing things! 

To find some more RDs of color. Head on over to Diversify Dietetics and search the gram with #diversifydietietics

While this isn’t an extensive list of all the RDs in the world we hope that you found this list helpful. We want to know, who are some of your favorite RDs that we missed? Share them with us below in the comments!  

To find some more RDs of color. Head on over to Diversify Dietetics and search the gram with #diversifydietietics

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