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“Begin by selecting a nutritionist who has professional credentials and experience you can relate to.”


Dana Reed is committed to helping you integrate science-based nutrition with your medical care and lifestyle as a primary approach to both prevention and treatment.

Dana holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist by the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists and a Certified Dietician/Nutritionist by New York State. She interned at the Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine in NYC and the Center for New Medicine, Rockville, MD. She has also completed advanced training at the Institute of Functional Medicine.

Dana founded her private practice in 2000. Concurrently she served for three years as lecturer and nutritional counselor at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in the Berkshires and taught nutrition at a local college. Working with people of all ages, she is especially focused on the special health issues of adults over 40. In addition to her private practice, Dana serves on the boards of two national and one state nutrition organization. She also leads group workshops for non-profit support organizations, has served as national spokesperson, and writes and develops educational programs for various organizations and companies. She has been interviewed by numerous consumer publications and news services.

Before entering private practice, she served as founding Director of Nutrition for Vitamins.com, where she developed a major web presence and multi-location nutrition outreach service. She supervised staff and consumer training programs, authored a weekly Web column on nutrition, managed an online Q & A service, and developed private label nutritional supplement formulations.

As a former business executive, Dana understands the special needs presented by our fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

Professional Associations

American College of Nutrition (Board of Directors)
Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists (Board of Directors)
Institute for Functional Medicine
New York State Board of Dietetics and Nutrition (Board Member)