MPH, RD, LDN
Founder / Managing Partner, Clinical Nutritionist
Perhaps you already know Alexis Beck. You may have seen her as a featured Contributor on ABC's Good Morning America and World News Tonight. Or, closer to home, she has been the Clinical Nutritionist on Boston's WCVB-TV's News Center 5, and the nightly news magazine -- Chronicle. You may have even read one of her columns during her fifteen-year tenure at the Boston Globe as Nutrition Columnist and Feature Writer, or more recently in The Metro - a Boston-based newspaper. And finally, you may have heard about her groundbreaking Clinical Practice -- NutritionRx™ that she founded in 1985. More recently, Ms. Beck has expanded the scope of her organization to include a Concierge Services Division that offers kitchen makeovers, menu planning, healthy grocery shopping and personal chefs; in addition NutritionRx™ now offers “Nutrition At Home” where RD’s come to your home, office, or favorite coffee shop for nutritional counseling.
Additionally, Ms. Beck is the co-author of two nutrition books for children. Ms. Beck coined the term "Disordered Eating" to describe the broad-based pervasive syndrome that afflicts not only women and girls in our culture, but surprisingly, men, boys as well. Ms. Beck is considered not only a pioneer in the treatment of this disorder but a compassionate expert.
Ms. Beck works closely with many of Boston's leading physicians to provide a unique medically-based weight loss program. Ms. Beck is considered a leading expert in: weight reduction; management of compulsive eating in adults, adolescents, and children; pre-natal and post-natal nutrition; menopause management; and eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia. Alexis is a Board Certified Obesity Expert under the auspices of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ms. Beck earned a BS in Nutrition at Cornell University and performed a dietetic internship at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned a masters degree in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley. More recently, Ms. Beck returned to university to work on her PHD at Harvard University and is currently working on her dissertation. Ms. Beck is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, MEDA, a groundbreaking, nationally recognized eating disorder facility. Of special note, Ms. Beck was recognized as the Dietitian of the Year in 1979.
When not spending time with her clients, you might find Alexis hiking the Appalachian Trail, designing her home and garden, or teaching Aqua Aerobics.
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