• Section 10. About the Author

    Sharon Richmond - MBA, RD, LDN, CLT

    Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Certified LEAP Therapist.

    Sharon RichmondSharon is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in Florida with a Certification in Adult Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additionally, she is a Certified LEAP Therapist ( CLT ) working with inflammation of the gut. She earned her MBA from Baruch College in New York prior to becoming a dietitian and has been working in the field of dietetics for 18 plus years. In her current practice she work with clients at her office as well as remotely.

    She started out as a clinical dietitian in New York where she worked with several hospitals and nursing homes. Her clinical experience included, but was not limited to general nutrition, oncology, renal and acute care. During that time Sharon supervised and managed a hospital kitchen, cafeteria and catering department.

    Upon moving to Tampa in 2001, she stayed with clinical dietetics and consulted in hospitals and nursing homes. From there, Sharon moved into a Regional position with the State and observed institutional kitchens, made recommendations on how to improve them, created menus, and worked with doctors to help them prescribe the correct diet for their patients. Since then, she has moved into private practice.

    Sharon is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Tampa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and several special interest groups involving nutrition.

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