About Us


  • Michelle Berman, MS, RDN, CDE
  • Amy, RDN
  • Kalyn
  • Paul
  • Erika Raiza Candidat
  • Jessica
 

Michelle Berman, MS, RDN, CDE


Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Family and Consumer Studies from California State University, Long Beach. She earned a Master of Science Degree in Human Nutrition and Foods at Arizona State University. Michelle has worked in the field of health and nutrition in the Phoenix area since 1990. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Michelle is a Certified Diabetes Educator.

In 2006, Michelle established her nutrition practice, working with individuals, providing personalized information to help them achieve their health and nutrition goals. As the practice grew, Michelle shared in the successes and healthful outcomes of her patients. She saw the need for more dietitians to provide the same high-quality, evidence-based nutrition information. In 2012, her practice became The Nutrition Professionals.

Michelle is passionate about nutrition and feels that nutrition is the foundation for health and wellness. She realizes it takes a commitment to be healthy and fit. She practices what she teaches by eating healthfully, running, and practicing yoga. She enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking and eating out. Michelle is a life-long learner and studies nutrition in her spare time.

Certifications:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Certificate of Training in Chronic Kidney Disease Management
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration, certification in Adult Weight Management
  • Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, Leadership Certification
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators, Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition Management Certificate of Training from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Organizations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group
    • Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group
    • Nutrition Entrepreneurs Practice Group
  • Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society

Amy Reynolds, RDN


Amy graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia with a B.S. in Dietetics, after which she worked teaching nutrition and culinary skills to children in Virginia. She then worked for a year teaching Health, Nutrition and Biology in Honduras before completing her Dietetic Internship through Maricopa County Department of Public Health to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Since then, she has worked in various clinical settings, including: acute/critical care, oncology and renal.

Amy loves teaching people about nutrition and working with her patients to find the balance between proper nutrition and the enjoyment of eating.

In her free time, Amy enjoys playing sand volleyball, kayaking, cooking, and hanging out with her dog-child Andy.

Kalyn Williams, RDN


Kalyn received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics from Arizona State University. After earning her degree, Kalyn completed her supervised practice through the Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s Dietetic Internship and became a CDR certified Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist. She has worked at a variety of levels of care in the health and nutrition field in the Phoenix area, including inpatient and clinical settings.

Kalyn’s background includes working with eating disorders, where she developed an understanding for the importance of individualized care in helping others meet their health and nutrition goals. She is passionate about teaching others how to find balance in their life through good nutrition.

In her own life, Kalyn carries out the health and wellness principles she teaches by cooking nutritious recipes, practicing yoga, and running. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the Phoenix area by hiking with friends and trying new restaurants across the valley.

Paul Berman


After over 10 years in the hotel business, Paul joined The Nutrition Professionals in December of 2012. Paul’s role at The Nutrition Professionals is to manage the administrative side of the practice and expand the practice in order for the registered dietitians to see and help more patients. During Paul’s tenure, the practice has grown to four Registered Dietitians while adding additional support staff.

Paul has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Arizona State University. In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time with his wife, 1-year-old son and two dogs, hiking, trying new restaurants and watching sports.

Erika


Erika was born and raised in the Philippines. She migrated in the United States in 2008. She can speak fluently in both languages (Tagalog and English). Erika received her Associates Degree in Health Information Technology from Central Arizona College. She loves to hang out with friends and watch TV shows on her spare time.

Jessica


Hi, my name is Jessica. I am a native to Arizona. I have an Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice, and I am attending Northern Arizona University. I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies there. I currently volunteer with Mesa PD at the Family Advocacy Center which I love, it’s also helping me figure out my long term career goals. Other than school and work, I do like my free time. I love the outdoors and have recently gotten myself into biking. I like to keep busy on the weekends and remind myself I can still have fun even with a busy schedule!

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