Registered and licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, RDN,LDN
Maria Mayorga is a Registered Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist with the Florida Department of Health.
Maria was born in Managua, Nicaragua and raised in Miami, Florida and is fluent in Spanish and English. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Maria eared her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2006 from Florida International University. Maria has over 10 years of experience working with older adults with chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart and kidney diseases. She leads community workshops for after school programs to help reduce childhood obesity as well as helped adults self-manage their chronic conditions.
Maria’s aim is to help clients build a strong healthy relationship with food and find sustainable changes in their eating habits and lifestyle. Maria believes in the joy of rediscovering nutritious eating to improve life and health. Maria understands that there is no diet that fits all; nutrition must be individualized to a person’s specific condition and cultural background and counseling must be conducted in a compassionate manner. Her area of expertise includes diabetes counseling, weight management, and pediatric nutrition. She enjoys speaking to groups on the benefit of good nutrition to prevent disease.
In her free time Maria enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and three daughters. Admittantly one of her daughters is a picky eater. She is active volunteer in her church community.