About LeeAnn Weintraub, MPH, RD
LeeAnn Weintraub is a Los Angeles-based registered dietitian nutritionist offering nutrition counseling and consulting services to individuals, families and businesses. As an experienced speaker, writer, nutrition expert, and media consultant, LeeAnn translates current scientific evidence into practical lifestyle advice and educates and motivates clients of all ages to reach their health and fitness goals. LeeAnn has extensive experience in medical nutrition therapy and she is certified in child and adolescent weight management.
As an evidence-based practitioner, her understanding of the latest scientific research paired with effective technologies helps clients achieve their goals. She facilitates ongoing communication with the client's healthcare team and provides the referring physician with progress notes and recommendations.
She received a Bachelor’s in Dietetics from James Madison University and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her Dietetic internship was completed at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. LeeAnn worked as a renal dietitian for DaVita, Inc. for nearly ten years where she gained valuable clinical nutrition knowledge and skills.
In addition, LeeAnn has worked on national research studies and has contributed as an analyst to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Evidence Analysis Library. As a trusted source of credible and practical nutrition information, LeeAnn contributes to local and national news media. She is active with the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Public Policy Advocate. She is the author of the Everything Glycemic Index Cookbook and the nutrition columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News and the Daily Breeze.