We are food marketing experts and we are partnering with nutritionists and dietitians who know their food. With our panel of experts, we can provide our clients a no-nonsense resource that will help spread the word on the benefits of their brand.
Whitney is a nutrition expert. She holds a Master’s in Clinical Nutrition from UTSW, with a supporting undergraduate in pre-med & physiology from SMU where she was awarded department Woman of the Year. Her practice & social brand, Whitness Nutrition, educates the masses of real-food rooted nutrition with an emphasis on balance, grace & evidence-based facts. Whitney delivers personal, one-on-one attention to every patient to develop customized programs based on specific barriers, lifestyle and goals. All guidance is based on Whitney's persistent commitment to nutritional knowledge and research; a rapidly growing and improving field. She focuses on evidence-based research, backed by board-certified licensure and national accreditation. Her work experience in medical institutions provides a unique edge with her access to cutting edge research and constant continuing education.
Samina Qureshi is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN, LD) and owner of Wholesome Start Nutrition Counseling, a virtual nutrition practice in Houston, Texas. Samina received her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics from the University of Texas in Austin, where she also completed her dietetic internship to become an RDN. Samina specializes in digestive health and empowers her community to nourish their bodies and feel their best without stress, guilt, or shame. Through nutrition counseling, her clients are able to heal their relationship with food and body image and address the root cause of their digestive distress. She believes that all foods fit within a balanced eating pattern and celebrates body and cultural diversity. In her free time, Samina enjoys exploring new restaurants in town, walking her dog, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Kelly Schmidt is a top-rated speaker, published author, dietitian coach, media guru, and creator of Healthy Cuisine, A Wellness Guide for Diabetes, tools that are helping thousands of individuals with blood sugar imbalance or insulin resistance cut through the noise and adopt the right healthy habits to get results. Her number one goal is to empower her clients to understand peak health and healthy blood sugar control far beyond your plate and that being your own best advocate is the ticket to success. In her moving speeches, alongside personalized nutrition, she educates her audiences not only on what to ask and learn but on how to optimize their lifestyle, beyond what, how and when they eat. Kelly’s mission is to guide clients with blood sugar challenges to live a life where diabetes is less hard. Not easier, less hard.
Emily is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. At LexStart Nutrition, it’s Emily’s goal is to give her clients their freedom back by working with them to improve health and teach skills that last a lifetime. Emily takes a functional, whole-body approach to help clients feel better by utilizing nutrition for the whole body. She loves to dive deep and find the root cause, as well as tailor a nutrition intervention specifically to her clients, their body, their lifestyle, and their goals.
Kelli Shallal is a Phoenix, Arizona based Registered Dietitian with a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from LLU. She is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer. In addition, She’s a mom, coffee addict, and hope to share recipes, workouts, nutrition tips, and life happenings to accompany her work.
Kayla is a Cincinnati-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. With experience from Cincinnati Children's Hospital and adult chronic disease management & outpatient oncology, she is focused on providing comprehensive and personalized nutrition to all individuals in various
stages of life to achieve their personal goals and best state of health. Kayla has written and spoken on various nutrition topics in her personal blog, as well as for Quidwell, Cincy Lifestyle, ‘You Can Pound This’, Local Channel 12, and more! She loves making the world of food creative, realistic, and fun! She’s focused on providing comprehensive and personalized nutrition to all individuals in various stages of life to achieve their personal goals and best state of health. Determined to provide realistic meals and recommendations to fit within a busy and well-balanced day-to-day life (all foods included)!
Starla Garcia is a Houston city-dweller, a Rio Grande Valley native, former University of Houston Track & Field/ XC distance runner, and Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. After fully recovering from an eating disorder and experiencing a few injuries during her collegiate and post-collegiate running career, she reflected on how her nutritional choices and self-care could help improve not only her running but also how it made her over well-being so much butter. These days you can find Starla running on her favorite trails in Houston, doing strength training at the gym, and scouring the city for new green juice spots and healthy eats, as well as helping her clients learn their relationship with food, and what it can do for their bodies.