Office Location: Greenhaven and West Sacramento
Carmelita has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of California Berkeley. She is currently completing an internship to become a registered dietitian. She is a certified health coach, fitness nutrition specialist, group fitness instructor, and is fluent in Spanish. She began her career as a health coach and has worked with companies throughout the U.S. coaching their teams. She is passionate about proper nutrition and establishing good eating habits for each stage of life. She understands the challenges with different dietary approaches and the need for individualization and is able to customize meal plans to meet each person’s needs. Additionally, she is highly experienced in motivational interviewing processes and behavioral modification techniques to ensure long-term success.
As clinical nutritionist for River Bend Medical Associates, Carmelita is able to collaborate with a patient’s primary care physician to provide the best support. She has helped hundreds of patients reduce their blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, fatty liver, and body fat. Carmelita is fluent in Spanish, loves creating recipes, spicy foods, her cat Lola, hiking, and traveling.