Laura Ascenzi

Laura is a Registered Dietitian who believes that it is never too early or too late to focus on improving your health. She understands that each person is unique and has individualized nutritional requirements, needs, and personal goals. She enjoys getting to know each patient, and focuses on their strengths, working side by side with them to create a realistic, tailored plan that provides them with the tools and support needed to reach their goals.
Laura earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and then went on to complete her dietetic internship at The University of Massachusetts, located in Amherst, MA. After becoming an RD and spending 3 years working with athletes, she went on to fill the requirements to become a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). Laura has experience working with individuals of all ages in both individual and group settings. She specializes in performance nutrition for athletes, pediatric and adult weight management, diabetes management, food allergies and intolerances, and disease prevention counseling. Her personal philosophy is that foods rich in nutrients are the powerful foundation of a wellness plan and become part of a sustainable lifestyle through credible information, practical solutions to eating concerns, and keeping food fun and interesting.
Besides nutrition counseling, Laura also offers metabolism testing, body composition testing, and food sensitivity testing. Visits are covered by most all major health insurance carriers.
Contact Laura today at lascenzi@nimrd.com.

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