About

Kim Shapira M.S., R.D.  is a registered dietitian, and a true diet expert.  Kim has been a Registered Dietitian for 18 years.  Her unique emphasis is in helping her clients to develop normal eating habits, thereby preventing obesity and heartache.  She tailors her sessions to meet her client’s individual needs and lifestyles.  Much time is spent teaching her clients to approach meals without stress, in a planned fashion, ultimately, to make food and nutrition part of their “normal” life taking up a small fraction of time and energy in their day.  Kim has worked with all age groups through the years.   She has appeared on Fox’s morning news programs as the nutriton expert in the “Ask the Expert” segments.  In addition,  she has appeared on Channel 7’s Eyewitness news programs and recently completed a pilot about health and family.  Other credits include, writing for Dr. Drew’s online expert question and answers segment, Glamour Magazine, teaching at CSUN and working as the resident dietitian for Professorit.com, and the General Mills Sponsored nutrition commercials for the web.

Kim’s main goal is to help each and everyone of her clients  be successful in maintaining a healthy way of eating that fits into their life style. Specifically with an emphasis on disease prevention and overall health awareness.  Kim has extensive knowledge and is extremely  compassionate albeit with straight shooting life-coaching skills. She is a “nutrition detective and nutrition therapist”… she knows what each body needs to work and how best to implement the changes in lifestyle.

Kim has a B.S. in Exercise Science and Kinesiology from Tulane University and an M.S. in Human Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition from Boston University.

 

SERVICES:

NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY
is provided for the following conditions:

  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food Allergies
  • Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Pre/post-natal Nutrition
  • Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Irritable Bowel Disease
  • Heart Disease: High Cholesterol, High Triglycerides, History of Heart Attack or Stroke, and Hypertension
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • PCOS


Initial Nutrition Assessment: (1 hour and 30 minutes)
This session will include your medical history, review of your current eating habits, nutrition education and a personalized meal plan.

Nutrition Follow Up: (15, 30, or 60 minutes)
The follow up session consists of monitoring goals, reviewing food records and planning for the following week or weeks.

Supermarket Tours ( 1 hour and 30 minutes)
An opportunity to visit any/or all of your favorite supermarkets with a food expert.  This provides an excellent opportunity to learn   how to shop right for your meal plan.

Phone consulting is available for any of the above appointments.

Fee Schedule:  Please contact the office for the current fee schedule.