Heather Mangieri is an award-winning expert in food and nutrition and a board certified specialist in sports dietetics. She owns Nutrition CheckUp, a nutrition consulting practice in Pittsburgh, which specializes in sports nutrition, weight management and disordered eating. In her practice, Mangieri provides nutritional guidance and expertise to casual exercisers and competitive athletes so they can maximize their training efforts to reach their fitness goals. For the past three years, she has served as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and she’s been quoted in hundreds of local and national publications, including Fitness Magazine, Cosmopolitan, More magazine, Woman's Running magazine, ELLE, Woman’s Health, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and USA Today. She’s also been featured on Self.com, MSN.com, ESPNW and Foxnews.com, among others, and she regularly appears on KDKA TV-2. Mangieri received her B.S. in Nutrition from Pennsylvania State University and her M.S. in Wellness and Human Performance from the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more at www.nutritioncheckup.com.
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