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Jennifer Lefton, MS, RD/N, CNSC, FAND

Nutrition Consultant and Author

Expertise

Clinical nutrition and dietetics, ,

Education

Virginia Tech, Florida International University

Highlights

"My goal is to share evidence-based nutrition information that is easy to understand and follow."

— Jennifer Lefton, MS, RD/N, CNSC, FAND

Experience

Jennifer Lefton is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RD/N) with over 20 years of experience in clinical nutrition. Her experience has led her to obtain the RD/N - Advanced Practice credential. She is also a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC). Her experience ranges from counseling cardiac rehabilitation clients to managing the nutrition needs of complex surgical patients. As a member of the nutrition support team, she assisted with nutrition research protocols, wrote policies to standardize best practices, and authored education materials provided to patients.

Jennifer has authored several peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters on clinical nutrition and has volunteered at the national level for her professional organizations. She has been recognized as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

Jennifer is also passionate about nutrition education for families and children.

Education

Jennifer has a Master of Science degree in nutrition from Florida International University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Food from Virginia Tech.

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