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Allison Tannebaum

Allison Tannebaum

MS, RDN, CDN

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Master's degree in Nutrition and Physical Fitness from New York University
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mother of two
“Nutrition education and coaching is a family affair. When it comes to food, nothing is off limits. Moderation, balanced intake and mindfulness are what are to be key factors in a healthy diet.”

Allison Tannenbaum holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Physical Fitness from New York University. She completed her dietetic internship at Emory University School of Medicine. As a private practice nutritionist and health coach, Allison has worked extensively with adults, teenagers, and children in need of assistance with general healthy eating, weight loss, eating disorders, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. She also is a Health & Wellness Coach certified through Wellcoaches. Allison is a mom to two young adult daughters.

Andie Schwartz

Andie Schwartz

M.Ed., RD, LDN, CLC

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Certified Lactation Consultant
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mother of two, Soren, 4, and Addison, 2
“I believe nutrition should be approached as both a science and an art to achieve a healthy lifestyle balance.”

Andie Schwartz is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Lactation Consultant, Certified Personal Trainer, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She completed her dietetic internship at the Department of Veteran Affairs in Los Angeles. She specializes in lactation, sports nutrition, exercise fitness and weight loss programs. She developed a heartfelt connection to helping other mothers successfully breastfeed their children after having her own difficulties breastfeeding her first child.

Andie enjoys educating others in health and nutrition and has served as a nutrition science instructor at the college level. Andie believes nutrition counseling should involve both science and sensitivity to each client’s individual food preferences, culture and lifestyle. She's passionate about incorporating nutrition wisdom using wholesome foods and ancestral cooking practices. She enjoys shopping with her kids at local farms and farmers markets to prepare home cooked meals for her family.

Angela N.

Angela N.

RD, LDN, CBS

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Wellcoaches Health & Wellness Coach
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mom to two daughters, ages 3 and 1
“I believe in a practical plan that fits into your everyday life, while empowering you to make better food choices for you and your family.”

Angela N. is a Wellcoaches Health & Wellness Coach who completed her dietetic internship at La Salle University. Angela has helped individuals reach their own personal health and wellness goals in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient centers, medical offices, integrative health and wellness centers, schools, and fitness centers.

Angela has also facilitated a healthy lifestyle program for pregnant women to optimize prenatal and postnatal care and the health of moms and newborns. Angela is passionate about nutrition and health and believes a realistic plan, that includes balance and moderation within a non-judgmental approach, is the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle in today’s busy world.

Colleen

Colleen

RD, CD, CBS

“There are many different ways to have a healthy diet and all foods can fit. Food is meant to be enjoyed as well as something that nourishes our bodies.”
Jamie W

Jamie W

MS, RD, CBS

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University
  • Certified Breastfeeding Specialist
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
  • Mother of 2 girls
“Being a role model to my daughters, Annabel and Alexa (age 8 and 5), has proven to be the best way to raise healthy kids. Eat the veggies on your plate and they will too!”
Janel Funk

Janel Funk

MS, RD, LDN

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mom to a preschooler and identical twin toddler girls
“Small changes lead to big results! I strive to help clients reach their nutrition goals, one bite at a time.”

Janel holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University. She was the recipient of the 2010 Massachusetts Young Dietitian of the Year award. Janel has worked as a brand ambassador, speaker, writer, counselor, blogger and consultant. She has also served as a college dietitian, where she provided counseling and developed campus-wide nutrition programming. She helps make healthy eating simple, sustainable and delicious by providing understandable nutrition information.

Leesha E.C.

Leesha E.C.

MD, MPH

"It's okay not to be okay. It's okay to have tough days intermingled with wonderful days. Motherhood is filled with challenges and laughter. Those overwhelming moments don't mute the beauty of parenting."
Rachel Gargano

Rachel Gargano

MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, CBS

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University
  • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mother of two boys
“We can't live without food, it nourishes us both emotionally and physically, and everyone's body needs different nutrition to be their best self."

Rachel Gargano holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University and completed her dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.

Rachel works as a nutrition and wellness coach, with focuses that include infant and maternal nutrition, sports nutrition, intuitive and mindful eating, and weight loss.  Rachel believes that healthy eating should not be a chore or exclude foods we love, but rather be easy, natural, balanced, and delicious. Rachel has two young sons, Daniel and Miles.

Theresa

Theresa

MA, RD

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
  • Master's in Nutrition Science from Syracuse University
  • Lactation Consultant
  • Certified in Maternal and Infant Nutrition from Cornell University
  • Mom of 3
"There's no such thing as a perfect diet or a perfect baby. All of us, from babies to adults, are going to change our patterns, change our eating habits, and feel differently day to day - and that's OK! I’m here to help through the ups and downs"

Theresa is a registered dietitian, lactation consultant, and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She completed her Master's in Nutrition Science at Syracuse University and her dietetic internship in the Washington, DC, area through Virginia Tech. After her internship she started working at a WIC and outpatient nutrition program at a Boston community health center, and it is there that she fell in love with lactation and helping parents feed their kids heathfully and happily.

Theresa believes in being a cheerleader for the parents she talks to. She wants everyone to feel empowered and like they can accomplish their goals. She has 3 little ones at home and enjoys hanging out with her family, reading up on the latest lactation research, and trying new tiki cocktail recipes.

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Navigating allergies can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help you along the way. Ask our team of registered dietitian nutritionists how to introduce allergens to babies and how to adjust diets for toddlers with intolerances or food sensitivities. Always consult your pediatrician before introducing allergens to your baby.

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Meet our newest Happy Baby Expert, Dr. Leesha! She is a board-certified psychiatrist, available to chat about topics from cultivating a healthy mindset, to understanding where mommy guilt comes from and how to turn it off, to what self-care really looks like and how to practice it.

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