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Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CPT

Dietitian, Author, Professor

Expertise

Nutrition, Maternal Health, Fitness

Education

Northern Illinois University, San Diego State University

Highlights

I firmly believe small changes lead to big differences in your overall health! If you are tired of the confusing nutrition messages presented in the media and feeling like you have to overhaul your diet overnight, then you've come to the right place! Based on sound science and facts, not fads, I will breakdown nutrition science in a down to earth way alongside how to implement this science in your own life. As a busy mom of two littles and a full-time business owner, I know time is tight! I'll cut through the mixed messages to make sure you feel safe, secure, and empowered to make the right choices when it comes to nourishing you (and your family!)

— Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CPT

Experience

Elizabeth (Liz) Shaw is a nationally known nutrition expert and owns a nutrition communications business and private practice in California. Liz has been a dietitian for over 10 years, an adjunct professor for over 7 years and is a certified personal trainer.

She is a four-time author, with titles including the Instant Pot Cookbook For Dummies, Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies, Fertility Foods Cookbook, and the Stress-Free IVF Nutrition Guide! A guest on local and national television, she serves as a spokesperson for many different agencies, discussing the importance of food and nutrition as key players in leading a healthy life through sound, evidenced-based nutrition. You’ll also see Liz frequently quoted as a national nutrition expert in the news for publications such as Prevention, Oxygen Magazine, Shape, and others.

Education

Liz holds a Masters of Science from Northern Illinois University, where she also completed her dietetic internship and graduate certificate program in Eating Disorders and Obesity. She has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over a decade, and a certified personal trainer through the American Council of Exercise (ACE) since 2018.

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