Welcome! I’m Francesca, A Science-based Functional And Integrative Nutritionist And Health Coach With A Passion For Evidence-based Practices.

As a firm believer in the power of research and scientific advancements in nutrition, I strive to empower individuals to make informed dietary choices for optimal health.

With a Master of Science in Integrative Nutrition and a remarkable 4.0 GPA, my academic journey has led me to delve into the captivating realm of nutrition. I’ve explored the intricate connections between food, health, and well-being, and my thesis focused on the influence of maternal diet on gene expression and offspring health outcomes. This research revealed the developmental origins of chronic diseases and emphasized the crucial role of maternal nutrition in shaping future generations’ long-term health.

“When I moved to the United States in 2006, I started eating the standard American diet (the acronym of which is SAD, the irony…) and my health fell apart.”
– Francesca Orlando

My approach involves integrating scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to provide comprehensive and effective nutrition strategies tailored to your unique needs. I stay updated with the latest research by closely following peer-reviewed studies, attending scientific conferences, and engaging in ongoing professional development. This ensures that my practice reflects the most current understanding of nutrition science, allowing me to offer informed guidance to clients like you.

As a board member of the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board (HNCB) and a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC), I’m committed to bridging the gap between research and practical application.

Beyond my profession, I enjoy playing with my two boys, hiking, paddleboarding with my Newfoundland, and pursuing my passion for powerlifting.

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”
– Hippocrates 460 B.C.

My mission is to make nutrition accessible, transparent, and grounded in scientific principles, empowering you to achieve optimal well-being through an informed and holistic approach. Together, we can work towards improved health and vitality.

I’m dedicated to continuously expanding my knowledge base and refining my skills to provide the highest standard of care and support. Let’s embark on a health journey together, making evidence-based choices and implementing sustainable dietary changes aligned with your goals.

Contact me today to start your transformative path toward a healthier and happier life!

Francesca Orlando, M.S.
Doctoral Candidate
Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®


*The Nutritional Therapy Association mission statement says that “the health problems of modern society are the result of poor nutritional foundations that do not support good health. The Nutritional Therapy Association is guided by a profound respect for the teaching of the nutritional pioneers; a commitment to the concept of biochemical individuality; and a belief that within each of us lies an innate intelligence that will guide us.”

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