Registered and licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist,RDN,LDN
Maria Eugenia Riccombeni is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Keiser University since 2013. Eugenia is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
During her internship, she worked in some of Miami’s most prestigious hospitals including: Baptist Hospital and Miami Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Throughout her clinical and work practice, Eugenia found her passion in helping people with a variety of illnesses learn how to manage their disease symptoms with Medical Nutrition Therapy. She understands how the development of chronic disease is significantly caused by poor nutrition and obesity. Eugenia passionately teaches her patients that using the right foods will improve their quality of life.
After providing nutritional counseling for a number of years, Eugenia’s joy is found in teaching her patients a DIET-FREE approach to losing weight and meeting their nutritional goals. She guides her patients by teaching them how to balance meals, the importance of portion control, and how to become mindful eaters which aids with long term success. Her areas of expertise include digestive disease including FODMAP diet, weight management and bariatric surgery, pediatrics, food allergies and diabetes.
As an avid public speaker, Eugenia worked with the Healthy Weight Alliance to spread the message on the necessity of improving menu selections at Miami restaurants. She went on to assist restaurants in adapting their menus to include healthier options by simply modifying recipes while ensuring great taste.
During her free time she enjoys caring for her family by cooking balanced meals and promoting healthy eating awareness.