Maya is a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in adult weight management. Working one-on-one with clients, she believes teaching people about nutrition is the fist step; offering consistent support is key to driving healthy behavior change. With an emphasis on balance, Maya develops meal plans, offers menu modifications and tailored nutrition guidelines for her clients seeking nutrition support.
A Loma Linda University graduate, Maya received her Masters of Public Health, with an emphasis in Nutrition and Dietetics, in 2013. In 2014, she received her Level 1 Certification of Training in Adult Weight Management and relocated from California to Chicago. Maya initially worked as a program manager for a clinical weight management program before leaving to establish Chicago-based River North Nutrition. Offering individual nutrition counseling, Maya works with clients to identify and work toward personal nutrition-related goals. Animal-lover and travel enthusiast, Maya enjoys exploring Chicago with her dog, Dexter.