Jessica has over ten years of experience working in the field of nutrition, ranging from clinical nutrition counseling to research and nutrition communications. She received her M.S. in Nutrition Communications from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, where she worked with food chemists, nutrition policy makers, global researchers and healthcare professionals alike. She is a registered dietitian (RD) and licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) with advanced clinical board certifications in critical care nutrition support (CNSC®) and diabetes management (CDCES®).
Jessica spent close to a decade working in the hospital setting, providing nutrition support and education for acutely- and chronically-ill patients with multiple comorbidities, including, but not limited to, renal and hepatic disease, diabetes, pressure ulcers, HIV, GI concerns, pulmonary disease, neurological needs, sepsis, malnutrition, trauma, post-surgical, and critically ill vent-dependent patients. Jessica has also provided successful weight-loss counseling in clinical and outpatient settings for both adults and pediatric patients with multiple healthcare needs.
In her role as Lead Dietitian and Founder of FL Nutrition Group, Jessica tailors condition-specific nutrition interventions for her patients. She leads a team of talented women in her entrepreneurial setting and maintains practice licensure through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the Florida State Department of Health.
Jessica is also a National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and has sat on several committees within the organization, contributing to the growth of the nutrition field and recognition for dietitians, globally.
Nutrition is Jessica's passion. She takes pride in contributing to national healthcare goals and helping individual patients manage their nutrition needs.
Nicole brings a wealth of nutrition, exercise and physiology, and behavior change expertise to the FL Nutrition Group team. She is currently pursuing her second career as a registered dietitian. As such, Nicole has a deep understanding of the evolution of nutrition and dietetics, from a scientific and research-based perspective. As an athlete and Certified Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Trainer herself, Nicole has an expanse of knowledge in Sports Nutrition. She also has expertise in dietary management of eating disorders and women's health.
Nicole's passion for nutrition goes beyond individual patient care. She currently sits on the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Presidential Advisory Board as the Consumer Protection Coordinator, advocating for the importance of maintaining dietetic licensure for both registered dietitians and patients, alike. Nicole directly partners and work with political leaders to make improvements to nutrition and health policies on the the State and Federal level.
FL Nutrition Group and our patients feel very fortunate to have Nicole as part of the team.
To connect with Nicole directly, please email Nicole.FLNutritionGroup@gmail.com.
To provide superior and accessible nutrition care for all patients.
To decrease the national and individual healthcare burden by providing preventive therapy through nutrition education and counseling.