Melanie Zook, MA, RD, LDN is the owner & founder of Fresh Start Nutrition, LLC, where she offers wellness classes, workshops and lunch & learns, pantry and refrigerator makeovers, personalized nutrition consultations, wellness necessities (an e-cookbook, supplements, essential oils and aromatherapeutic products), as well as blogs and works as a media spokeperson.
As a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist, Melanie inspires others to take stock of their kitchens and lifestyles in order to start fresh, go green, eat clean and live well…every day. She’s a down-to-earth wife and mama of three who brings her professional background in nutrition, education, holistic health, biology, anatomy/physiology and the environment into the homes & lives of others.
Melanie’s clients are done with dieting and are looking to make simple, quick, healthy changes that can really make a difference and last a lifetime. Keeping up with health, nutrition and eco-friendly trends, especially with limited time and money, can be overwhelming. Melanie teaches clients how to detox their diets, home and personal care so they can have a fresh start for eating and living well. She’s passionate about helping clients save time, save money, and save the planet while they’re at it.
While teaching high school biology and anatomy/physiology, Melanie earned her Master’s degree in Nutrition Education & Wellness Promotion and continues to teach Nutrition and Holistic Health courses at her local community college. Melanie also enjoys practicing barre as a certified instructor and her long time studies of aromatherapy and essential oils. Most of all, she’s a mom trying to keep her family healthy by feeding them nutritious, whole foods as much as possible, while keeping it streamlined, affordable, Earth-friendly, and most of all, enjoyable.