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Marlisa Brown MS, RD, CDE, CDN is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, international speaker,and chef with over twenty five years culinary experience. Marlisa, who follows a gluten-free diet herself has just completed her new book "Gluten-Free Hassle Free" and she also developed the website www.glutenfreeeasy.com.
She has also contributed to many publications including, Salute, Scholastic, Shape, Food Service Management, Newsday, Parenting Magazine, Weight Training for Dummies, and Sports Nutrition Medicine and Rehabilitation . Marlisa has also worked on many programs including, Richard Simmons Food Mover Program, cookbooks, recipe cards and web site, Kathy Smiths' Project You II for Diabetes, and Jorge Cruises' The 3-Hour Diet Cookbook.
Marlisa has a graduate degree in nutrition and a bachelor's degree in marketing from C.W. Post/Long Island University and has also studied at the Culinary Institute of America.
Marlisa is president of Total Wellness Inc., in Bay Shore, New York a private nutrition consulting company specializing in, culinary programs, corporate wellness, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, weight loss, medical nutrition therapy and sports nutrition.
She has served as an officer on many boards including' past president, media representative, and public relations chair of the New York State Dietetic Association. Marlisa is a recipient of the Emerging Dietetic Leader Award from the American Dietetic Association, Dietitian of the year from The Long Island Dietetic Association,Best Of Long Island from the L.I. Press and the community service award from C.W. Post/Long Island University, and she is listed on the school's website along with other outstanding alumni.