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Melissa Rifkin, MS, RDN, CDN

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Melissa Rifkin, MS, RDN, CDN is a registered dietitian living in New York with over 14 years of experience. She earned her BS in clinical nutrition from the University of Connecticut and her MS in clinical nutrition from NYU. While she is a dietitian by profession, Melissa believes that being healthy does not just mean from a dietary perspective. She practices with the belief that your body is a sanctuary, and health encompasses eating nutritious foods, exercising, and balancing mental wellbeing. Melissa encourages small, attainable, and practical goals to help her clients achieve a balance in all three areas. She wants her clients to enjoy the process of change and to like the foods and exercise they incorporate into their lives. Melissa is also a fitness enthusiast who has run two marathons, loves to spin, and enjoys cooking and creating new recipes. To learn more about Melissa Rifkin, visit

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