Linda, a.k.a The Nutty Nutritionist, has been a nutrition consultant in private practice since 1999, providing individualized counseling services and conducting educational wellness seminars throughout the metro Detroit area and beyond.  On her own time, she enjoys facilitating a monthly diabetes support group at Our Lady of Sorrows church in Farmington, MI.  In recent years, she published "You Gotta Eat!", along with co-authoring "Eating Well with Scleroderma" with Dinesh Khanna, MD, in association with the University of Michigan Scleroderma Program and the National Scleroderma Foundation.


Linda's educational background includes earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, Michigan Secondary Teaching Certification, and a Master of Science degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.  She is professionally credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and certified insulin pump trainer, and is a professional member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), the American Diabetes Association and an active volunteer with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).  Linda taught high school Biology, Chemistry and Physics for several years prior to pursuing a career in dietetics, gaining substantial experience in curriculum development and public speaking, two skills essential for her career as it is today. 

As a lifelong health and fitness enthusiast, Linda enjoys sharing her knowledge, insights and experience with others seeking to adopt a healthier lifestyle.  While she is knowledgeable in all areas of nutrition and wellness, Linda specializes in the prevention & management of chronic disease, such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, digestive disorders and autoimmune conditions, along with a personal passion for sports nutrition and athletic performance.  As a qualified professional who can easily separate fact from fiction, The Nutty Nutritionist is not shy stating her opinion on the latest diet fad or nutrition trend.  In keeping with the ethical rules of the dietetic profession, she never subscribes to, nor recommends, any questionable or unsafe health practices.  


Whether you follow Linda's blog, read her book, hire her to develop a personal wellness plan or to provide an educational session for your family, friends, or colleagues, you will find Linda to be very personable and realistic in her approach to adopting healthy lifestyle practices and improving well-being.   She will teach you how to nurture your body through better food and exercise choices at work, home, and play, and help you maintain these new habits for a lifetime!