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Nutritionist and Dietician Westport CT Stamford CT Nutrigreene Healthy Lifestyle

Nicole Barrato

 MS, RDN, CDCES, CDN

​Nicole is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetic Educator, and New York and Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist. She has extensive experience working with everything from pediatrics to geriatrics, providing nutrition intervention in weight loss, diabetes, eating disorders, pregnancy and lactation, hypertension, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, food allergies, gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis) and sports nutrition. Her greatest satisfaction is seeing her clients succeed and reach their goals.  She has worked at multiple private nutrition practices in Manhattan and ran the Medically Supervised Weight Management program at Mount Sinai Hospital prior to relocating to Fairfield County, CT.

Education & Credentials

 

  • Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from New  York University

  • ​Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut

  • ​Graduate of the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Dietetic Internship

  • ​Connecticut and New York State Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • ​Certified Diabetic Educator (CDCES)

  • Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management by Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management by Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • ​​Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) active member

  • Affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates of Westport, CT

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Holly is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) in Connecticut. She is passionate about helping others reach their health goals along with establishing a healthy balance with all foods.   Holly practices with a non-diet and weight-inclusive approach and enjoys counseling clients on the benefits of eating intuitively.  Her special focus areas include eating disorders, all types of diabetes, body image and weight concerns, cardiovascular disease, and pre and postnatal nutrition. She has worked in private practice and for large hospital organizations in Manhattan, and currently also works in Pediatrics at Yale NH Hospital.  Holly approaches all sessions with a warm, supportive, and positive attitude and enjoys showing others how to find a healthy relationship with food. 

On a personal note, Holly has been living with Type 1 Diabetes since she was 11 years old. She enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and speaking in the community.

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Holly LoRusso

MS, RDN, CDCES, CDN

​Education & Credentials

 

  • Masters of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from Boston University

  • Bachelors of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut

  • Internship at Boston Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)​

  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) active member

  • International Academy of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) active member

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) volunteer 

Wendy Slater is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist Licensed in Connecticut. She has completed the certificate of training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Wendy strives to make eating a joyful and healthy experience, with a focus on nutritious, whole-food choices that are customized for her clients. Wendy loves advising all ages and has done so with over 25 years of experience in various settings including as an inpatient dietitian at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, wellness coordinator, long-term care consultant, and on staff at a pediatric practice. She specializes in weight management, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, PCOS, gastrointestinal disorders, general wellness, and functional medicine.
 

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Wendy Slater

RDN, CDN

​Education & Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Food Sciences from The University of Vermont

  • Graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital Dietetic Internship 

  • Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • Certificate of Training in Child/Adolescent Weight Management by Commission on Dietetic Registration​

  • Active Member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (National and CT)

  • Member of Dietetic Practice Groups: Diabetes Care and Education, Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneur

  • NBNSC Certification (1993-1998)

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Chrissy Silva is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist licensed in Connecticut. Chrissy became a Registered Dietitian after a successful career in the energy trading field. She decided to combine her passions of food and helping others. Educating clients to improve the quality of their lives through healthier life choices is the ultimate goal. Prior to joining NutriGreene, Chrissy worked in long-term care, and private practice, and is currently working inpatient at Norwalk Hospital. She has experience counseling a variety of conditions, such as weight management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, sports nutrition, pre/postnatal, postmenopausal, and general wellness. Chrissy listens to her clients to make realistic, attainable, personalized goals.  Her philosophy is rooted in her belief that healthy eating truly is the best medicine.

Chrissy Silva

RDN, CDN

​Education & Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Stonehill College

  • Completion of Didactic coursework Simmons College

  • Graduate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Dietetic Internship

  • Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • Active Member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (National and CT)

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Mackenzie Gordon is a Registered Dietitian and Connecticut and Massachusetts Certified Dietitian Nutritionist. She has experience providing nutrition counseling for food allergies, celiac disease, weight management, diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and triglycerides, eating disorders, and sports nutrition. She is currently the on-campus dietitian at Fairfield University. Additionally, she has worked at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Boston, in multiple areas including cardiac rehabilitation. Mackenzie enjoys helping people develop healthy relationships with food, and focusing on positive lifestyle changes. She uses real foods as a recipe for change, teaching the importance of getting back to the basics of preparation and the enjoyment of cooking nutritious food.

Mackenzie Gordon

MS, RDN, CDN

Education & Credentials

 

  • ​Master of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from the University of Rhode Island

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Haven

  • Graduate of the Sodexo Southcoast Health Group Dietetic Internship

  • Connecticut and Massachusetts Certified Dietitian (CD-N)

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Associations Active Member

  • Active Member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (National and CT)

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Sarah McDougal

RDN, CDN

Sarah McDougal is a registered dietitian with a passion for health and wellness. Sarah graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and dietetics and completed her dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Sarah is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a member of the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine and Behavioral Health Nutrition dietetic practice groups. Sarah recently obtained the certificate of training in Obesity and Weight Management through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

 

Sarah is passionate about the power of nutrition for health promotion and disease management or prevention. Sarah helps people use nutrition to optimize their health and well-being. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to health and wellness, and Sarah understands the importance of customizing and personalizing nutrition plans for each person. Sarah’s goal is to make eating well stress-free, enjoyable and sustainable.

Sarah also teaches a nutrition course at the University of New Haven to dietetic students. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her three children, cooking, baking pies or getting outside for some fresh air and exercise!

​Education & Credentials​​

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from New York University

  • Graduate of New York Presbyterian Dietetic Internship

  • Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • Active Member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults (through 2023)

  • Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager

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Gina is a Registered Dietitian and a Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist. Gina has a wide range of experience and has worked with clients of many age groups, from pediatrics to geriatrics. She has worked with individuals in long-term care and subacute settings, and with children in conjunction with a pediatrician. She has also worked in a private nutrition practice in which she has provided nutrition intervention for a variety of nutrition issues including weight loss, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and triglycerides, food allergies and intolerances, gastrointestinal issues, sports nutrition, and pediatric nutrition. Gina has a passion for health and fitness, and as a professional, she relies on a realistic and holistic approach. She enjoys helping people reach their goals and improve their lives by establishing healthy habits that can last.

Gina Fregosi

RDN, CDN

Education & Credentials

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dietetic Internship

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

  • Connecticut State Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist

Jessica is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Dietitian Nutritionist Licensed in Connecticut and New York State. She has extensive experience providing nutrition counseling services for weight management, pregnancy and lactation, gastrointestinal disorders, and cardiovascular disease. Most recently, Jessica worked at Bloomberg LP in New York City in a workplace wellness capacity to help employees maintain a healthy diet and increase overall resilience while dealing with the stress of a demanding job. Jessica enjoys working with clients to break free from the cycle of fad diets and adopt a pattern of healthy eating to last a lifetime. She recently relocated to Fairfield County from Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two children.

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Jessica Gilbertson

MS, RDN, CDN

Education & Credentials

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from The University of Michigan

  • Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences from Hunter College

  • Graduate of Hunter College Dietetic Internship

  • Connecticut and New York State Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) active member

  • Mental Health First Aid and is certified by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing

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Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian. She has completed the certificate of training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Jennifer is passionate about helping others create a positive connection between the foods they eat and a healthy lifestyle. Jennifer has experience with weight management, GI disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease.

Prior to joining Nutrigreene, Jennifer worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs as an outpatient dietitian. Jennifer has experience in participating in studies and was a participant in two publications in both Federal Practitioner and the American Journal of Medication. She is currently working and helping patients on dialysis. Her philosophy is that all foods can help support healthy lifestyle goals and maintain family values and traditions.

JenniferJay

MS, RDN, CDN

Education & Credentials

  • Master of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Saint Joseph

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Haven

  • Internship at the University of Saint Joseph

  • Connecticut Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

  • Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management by the Commissions on Dietetic Registration

  • American National Kidney Foundation volunteer

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