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Melissa Nieves, LND, RD, MPH

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Melissa Nieves, LND, RD, MPH is a registered nutritionist dietitian. She was born in and lives in Puerto Rico where she also began her career. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. She’s been a registered dietitian for over 15 years and now works as a clinical dietitian at a private hospital in San Juan, PR. To learn more about Melissa Nieves, visit Fad Free Nutrition Blog.

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