Jessica Zinn - MS RDN CDN
Jessica is Registered Dietitian and New York State Certified Dietitian Nutritionist who emphasizes the importance of eating foods that satisfy your taste buds as well as assisting you in reaching your nutrition and health goals in order to truly feel your best. Jessica’s passion for health and nutrition emerged from her own personal experience with clinical diagnoses of both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease. Jessica understands firsthand the importance of and difficulties in managing nutrition related diseases while living life to the fullest. Food is central to Jessica’s life and plays a significant role in holidays, special occasions and socializing. She had to learn early on how to manage a disease that impacts food and nutrition while enjoying these special moments, and she can help you do the same. A persons relationship with food is also critical to enjoying these moments. Jessica works with her clients to improve their relationship with food and work through the struggles of an eating disorder or disordered eating.
Jessica graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics completed her dietetic internship and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. Prior to joining the Nutrition Energy team, Jessica previously worked in a clinical setting and has extensive experience counseling patients with varying diagnoses and needs, including high cholesterol, hypertension, weight loss, GI disorders and diabetes.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
- Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University
- Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Syracuse University
- Registered Dietitian (RD)
- Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)
- Active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Jessica danced her entire life and competed on her high school kick line team. At a young age she learned the importance of properly fueling her body for exercise while also maintaining control of her diabetes. While she doesn’t compete in dance anymore, she loves participating in group fitness classes and applies these same ideas today. During the pandemic, Jessica has been enjoying taking zoom fitness classes as both movement and socialization with her friends. In her spare-time, Jessica enjoys cooking and baking, and loves to create delicious and nutritious meals for her family and friends. She would, of course, be happy to share them with you too.
Jessica’s mission is to provide individualized nutrition counseling to help each and every client realistically and tastefully reach their nutrition and health goals. Jessica is passionate about ensuring that each client is eating foods that they love while balancing nutrition and medical conditions, so that they are truly able to enjoy life. Jessica loves to cook and dine out as much as the next New Yorker and understands how important food can be to a person’s quality of life. Jessica emphasizes a whole-body approach which includes mindful movement and stress-management.