Specialization: Clinical Nutrition (Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease) Mental Well being with Nutrition
Ms. Lalitha R, a registered dietitian and an Integrative Wellness coach. She possesses a deep understanding of the science behind how food provides more than just energy, and she wholeheartedly embraces the quote “You are what you Eat”.
She has been working as a consulting dietitian and health coach, catering to the needs of the senior adult community at Indian Home in Jamaica Heights, NYC. Through monthly presentations and personalized coaching, she educates and empowers individuals on various nutrition-related topics, making a positive impact on their overall well-being.
As a private practitioner and integrative wellness coach, Lalitha has a proven track record of guiding clients in areas such as weight loss, diabetes management, ethnic meal planning, and personalized nutrition. Her expertise and dedication have earned her a reputation for providing comprehensive and tailored solutions to meet her clients’ diverse needs.
Lalitha’s career also includes valuable experiences as a consulting dietitian for Infinity Primary Care, where she collaborated with primary care physicians across multiple locations in Michigan. Additionally, she worked as a renal dietitian in private practice, focusing on dietary consultations for conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, adult weight management, renal disorders, CKD management, cholesterol management, and general wellness.
With a strong academic background, Lalitha has contributed to the field of nutrition and food science as an instructor and graduate teaching assistant at various institutions. She has taught courses on dietetic technology, clinical nutrition laboratory, introductory food science lab, and has served as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Lalitha’s early career included working as a biochemist at Oxford Biomedical Research, Inc., further expanding her scientific knowledge and research capabilities. She holds a graduate degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Wayne State University, where she also served as a graduate teaching assistant and instructor.
Lalitha R brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for transforming healthcare through technology, wellness, and nutrition education. Her leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to improving the well-being of individuals make her a valuable asset in the healthcare industry.
- 2019 Integrative Wellness Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York City, NY.
- 2003 Dietetic Internship at University of Michigan Public Health System, Ann Arbor, MI.
- 2002 Didactic Program in Dietetics at Madonna University, Livonia, MI
- 2000 Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
- 1995 Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Food Service Management and
- Dietetics, PSG College of Arts and Science, Affiliated to Bharathiyar University,
- Coimbatore, India.
- 2003 Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist, Commission on Dietetic Registration certified.
- 2006 Prevention of Childhood Obesity: An Ecological Approach Sponsored by Cornell University, Ithaca, NewYork, December
- 2005 Adult Weight Management program sponsored by the American Dietetic Association.
- German (spoken)