Marisa Persky, MPH, RD, LDN

Client Quotes

"Marisa was wonderful. She empowered my daughter by presenting nutrition information to her in a way she could understand and embrace with enthusiasm. Marisa was able to explain weight and body information to a 13 year old in such a positive and motivating way. My daughter is doing great and loves having the knowledge to make better choices."
-Meaghan S. Northbrook, IL

Nutrition Expert

Marisa Persky has a Bachelors of Applied Health Sciences in Dietetics form Indiana University, a Masters in Public Health from Benedictine University, and is certified in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management. She is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in the State of Illinois (LDN), a member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), and a member of the Chicago Dietetic Association (CDA). While providing consulting services for infants, children, adolescents, and adults, she provides medical nutrition therapy at Childrenís Memorial Hospital as a Senior Pediatric Dietitian.

Eating with Confidence Philosophy

Marisa believes that maximizing good health is a lifestyle choice. Having a healthy relationship with food, a good support system, regular exercise, and a positive attitude are keys to reaching one's goal. Believing in the goal is the most important step in achieving it. It is never too late to make improvements that will benefit your health. Every day is a good day to make small changes, & eventually they will add up to one big healthy accomplishment.

Marisa can help you use food to provide your body with adequate nutrients and the energy your body needs to maintain a healthy weight and prevent chronic diseases. Marisa can provide you reliable and factual nutrition information for the entire lifecycle from birth up to geriatrics. With Marisaís clinical background and counseling experience, she can help you adopt healthy and sustainable eating habits. These learned practices can reduce disease risk and improve feelings of well-being that will last a lifetime!