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Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN

Taste Nutrition Consulting

Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN, is the founder and principal of Taste Nutrition Consulting. She is a professionally trained Chef and Registered Dietitian working with clients around the world. Tessa’s areas of expertise include recipe development, speaking engagements, food writing and hands-on culinary experiences. Her work has been featured in several international publications.

As an alumna of Johnson & Wales University and Meredith College, Tessa has extensive knowledge and experience in providing medical nutrition therapy through culinary applications for clients. Her ingenuity as a Dietetic Intern was recognized as she received both Meredith College’s Dietetic Internship Award for Leadership and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Outstanding Dietetics Student Award in 2014. She was also honored with the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award in 2017 by the North Carolina Dietetic Association.

Tessa is proudly multi-ethnic and serves on the Advisory Council for Diversify Dietetics, a non-profit organization aimed at increasing diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering students and young professionals from underrepresented minority groups to join the next generation of nutrition experts. She believes cultural inclusion is a key component in providing true culinary nutrition care for clients across all borders.

Tessa’s latest assignment has her teaching in South Korea. She incorporates cooking and nutrition into her lessons as well as blogging about her new adventures at www.tastenutritionconsulting.com.