Registered Dietitian

Ricia Taylor

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About
I am a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), and Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach with 25 years experience working with diverse populations. I have specialized training in weight management and motivational interviewing. I specialize in working with clients who have pre-diabetes, diabetes, heart disease and those looking to lose weight and improve their quality of life.
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Education & Credentials

Master of Science (MS) in Health Sciences from James Madison University (JMU)
Dietetic Internship at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hampton, VA
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nutritional Science/Business Management from Hampton University
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Level 1 & 2
Certification of Training in Adolescent Weight Management
CDC Lifestyle Coach Training (National Diabetes Prevention Program)
Healthcare Media Training
Motivational Interview Training

Areas of Expertise

Diabetes
18 years
Weight Management
25 years
Overall Health and Wellness
25 years
Cardiovascular Disease
25 years

Career

Bariatric Innovations of Atlanta & General Surgery / Northside
2019 to present
Kaiser Permanente
2006-2019
DeKalb Medical Center
2004-2006
Emory University
2000-2004
Doctor’s Hospital
1998-2000
Marriott Management Services, Consultant Dietitian
1996-1998

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My coaching style

My goal is to empower, educate, motivate and propel clients to be the best version of themselves. I am committed to inspiring others to enjoy the benefits that come from proper nutrition and physical activity. I practice what I teach. We can’t all do the same thing but we can all do something to improve our health and well-being. My goal is to partner with you and make your journey towards lifelong health and wellness a little easier. There is only one way to eat an elephant, a bite at a time…I will help you identify small changes that make a big impact!
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We can’t all do the same thing but we can all do something to improve our health and well-being.
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Publications

Nutrition Consultant - Healthy Children, Healthy Futures

Nutrition Consultant - Families Implementing Good Health Habits “FIGHT for Life”

Nutrition Consultant - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Weight Management

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

DeKalb County NAACP - Wellness Committee

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