The Ultimate Guide to Nutritionists and Dietitians in Philly

Looking for some help with eating healthfully? Here’s who you can turn to in the Philadelphia area.

Philly nutritionists and dietitians, like OnPoint Nutrition’s team, will help you navigate all your food-related needs. / Photograph by Mike Styer.

Whether you’re looking to develop a healthier relationship with food, create personalized meal plans, or eat in accordance with allergies or chronic illness, these Philly-based nutritionists and dietitians can help. (This list isn’t comprehensive for the region, but we found some of our best pros to highlight here.) Bonus: If they weren’t previously online, these experts are now offering virtual sessions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Balance Nutritional Health & Wellness

1500 Walnut Street, Suite 700, Rittenhouse

Owned by registered dietitian Kristen Raebiger Shaheen, this Rittenhouse-based nutrition biz wants to help you do what their name implies: balance your health. In one-on-one sessions, you’ll receive an in-depth nutritional assessment, tailored meal plans, and continued support to keep you accountable. Raebiger Shaheen also offers corporate services, including onsite nutrition counseling and lunch-and-learn workshops.

Be Well with Beth

1901 South 9th Street, South Philadelphia

Registered dietitian nutritionist Beth Auguste strives to help busy parents and those with packed schedules prioritize their own healthy living. (She should know — on top of running her own business, she’s a mom!) In addition to nutrition counseling, Auguste offers a series for new moms, a coronavirus-catalyzed online program, and virtual grocery assistance.

Cristina Hoyt

Cristina Hoyt, an integrative clinical nutritionist and body image coach, utilizes weight inclusive, non-diet, and Health At Every Size principles into her practice. Her evidence-based approach emphasizes health improvement, but also joyful consumption and sustainable self-care. Hoyt offers both 30-minute check-ins and consistent bi-weekly meetings.

Fare Well Nutrition

The goal of registered dietitian nutritionist Alexis Newman is to help women cultivate joy and peace in their eating habits. She also has expertise in supporting those with medical conditions and chronic illness. Depending on your needs, Newman provides one-, three-, and six-month commitment packages.


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Jenny Friedman

In addition to being a clinical dietitian for Penn Medicine, Jenny Friedman has her own practice specializing in feeding therapy for children with autism. Her personalized coaching encourages severely picky eaters to try new foods, while also providing parents practical tools to improve their child’s sensory food aversions.

Julie Lichtman

Her Instagram bio says it all: “Don’t call me if you want diet advice.” Registered dietitian Julie Lichtman advocates for intuitive eating, as food should be both nourishing and enjoyable. Her skill-building approach motivates clients to add in healthy foods, rather than restrict certain food groups. Even better, Lichtman runs cooking classes, so you can learn how to make healthy, delicious meals.

Key Nutrition

200 West Washington Square, Suite 120, Washington Square West

Located in Washington Square West, Key Nutrition offers a range of nutritional counseling, including medical nutrition therapy, youth and family services, guided market tours, and pantry takeovers. Plus, they run a food-focused seminar every month to help clients improve their cooking techniques and meal prepping.

Liz McMahon

With over 10 years of experience, Liz McMahon has worked with premature infants in the ICN, oncology patients, and folks with GI issues. As a registered dietitian nutritionist focused on gut health, she virtually coaches individuals who are living with IBS, colitis, Crohn’s, celiac, GERD, and food allergies and intolerances.


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Nourish Philly

1835 South Broad Street and 1025 Mifflin Street, South Philadelphia

Founded by registered dietitian nutritionist Lisa Rudi-Davis, Nourish Philly incorporates nutrition education into every session so that clients become more and more knowledgeable about their health journey. Her services include personalized weight management, disease prevention, and healthy shopping and meal planning.


100 North 18th Street, Suite 300, Center City

Center City-based Nourishmnt is a body positive nutrition counseling service that wants you to ditch your yo-yo dieting and begin eating intuitively. Owner Diana Marlin, a registered dietitian, also supports clients living with eating disorders, diabetes, and heart disease.

Nutrition Unlimited

1512 South Street, Graduate Hospital

Nutrition Unlimited uses medical nutrition therapy to enhance clients’ healthy lifestyle and overall wellness. Through behavior modification and custom strategies, the team — which is made up of registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators — will make sure you get exactly what you need.

Nutritiously Yours

1010 North Hancock Street, Northern Liberties

Founded by registered dietitian Dalina Soto, Nutritiously Yours is all about balance, meaning you don’t have to eliminate your love for white rice or ice cream. Through private virtual or in-person sessions, Soto will help teach you how to make responsible food choices within your own cultural cuisine in order to live longer and healthier. Bonus: Soto is bilingual, so your meetings can be in English, Spanish, or a mix of both.


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OnPoint Nutrition

350 South 15th Street, Rittenhouse

OnPoint’s team of registered dietitians and nutritionists are anti-diet, meaning their programs are more focused on food moderation and healthy living, rather than on counting calories and restriction. With weekly one-on-one virtual sessions, you’ll work with your coach to achieve the nutrition goals that best support your unique lifestyle — whether that involves food allergies, IBS, or plant-based eating.


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Philly Dietitian

Philly Dietitian founder Theresa Shank provides a range of nutritional counseling services, including sports performance, prenatal, eating disorders, GI issues, and disease prevention. She also consults for Philly fitness studios, including KG Strong and B3 Fitness.

Pure Green Wellness

Pure Green Wellness is the brainchild of Melissa Green Henkin, Philly-based nutritionist, health coach, and yoga teacher. In personalized one-on-one sessions, she’ll help you through whatever nutrition-related roadblock you’re working through. From her program, you can expect up to 11 30-minute meetings, virtual support, and recipes for easy-to-make healthy meals.

Yummy Body Nutrition

325 Chestnut Street, Unit 800, Old City

Led by registered dietitian nutritionist Ha Nguyen, Yummy Body Nutrition aims to eliminate barriers to nutritional support. That’s why they partner with doctors, offer evening and weekend hours for in-person sessions (which are temporarily on hold), and phone and video consults. They also provide a fitness-oriented program, as well as in-home culinary services.

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