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Master of Science in nutrition

(specialty in communications) 

Boston University, Boston

Bachelor of Science in dietetics & nutrition 

Florida International University, Miami

State of Florida Teaching Certificate, biology 

Registered Dietitian 

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Board of Medicine License

Florida Department of Professional Regulation 


Teacher Certification

Florida Department of Education


Julien Nutrition Institute, Private Nutrition Consulting Practice
President and Nutrition Counselor: 6/86-present

Nutrition Expert, National Media Consultant and Speaker
Consultant: 3/87- present 


Balancing Life’s Issues, Inc. Speaker’s Bureau

Speaker/Lecturer: 7/12- present


KIND Snack Products

Media Consultant: 2/13- present


Serenity Oaks Wellness Center       
Nutrition Director: 9/16-8/19 

Williams Island Club/Spa

Spa Nutritionist: 10/13 – 6/17

Nova Southeastern University/University School                                                          
Honors Nutritional Science/AP Biology/Biology Teacher: 8/07-7/12

Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Women’s Health
Healthy People 2010 Grant Reviewer (ASIST 2010): 6/07-9/08  


South Beach Diet (Dr. Arthur Agatston), Miami, FL:

Nutrition Consultant , 1/03 - 1/04   


Jewish Family Services of Miami, Miami, FL: 

Eating Disorder Nutrition Specialist—Outpatient Director, 3/94-3/96     

Florida International University, Miami, FL

Adjunct Professor, 1994


Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL:

Clinical Dietitian, 6/88 – 12/89

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Pediatric Nutritionist and Guest Lecturer, Mailman Center for Child Development, 3/86 - 6/87  

Books & Publications

Everything Cooking for Kids, The Everything Series (Adams Media, Inc.)  

Author, 2/10                                                                                                          


What Should I Feed My Kids?—How to Keep Your Children Healthy By Teaching Them to Eat Right Career Press, Inc:  

Author, 12/06                                                                                                                                         


The Trans-Fat-Free Kitchen (Health Communications, Inc.)   

Author, 12/06

The Promise Magazine

Nutrition Columnist/Author, 9/04-12/07

Media Experience

-Webinar Presenter for various cutting edge nutrition topics: June 2013-Dec 2016

-“Healthful” (personal website): April 2006-July 2011
-“Ronni Litz” (personal website): April 2006-present
-“Ban Trans Fats in” (personal): July 2006-July 2010
-“The Menopause Patch, Calcium & Good Nutrition in Menopause: Doc & Diva Show: July 2009
-“Kids and Vegetables, Trans Fats in my Child’s Diet, and more…”: Feb 2008


CNN/Comcast (Miami)
-“Removing Trans Fats from the Restaurant Scene”: August 2007
-“The Dangers of Trans Fats in Our Lives”: March 2007
-”How To Keep Your Children Healthy by Eating Right”: October 2006


-“Keto Diet Truths”: News, 4/19 


ABC/WPLG Channel 10 (Miami)
-“The True Gluten Free Diet for Celiac Disease”: News, 2/15
-“Super Snacks for the Super Bowl”: News, 2/14
-“The Gluten Craze”: News, 12/13
-“The Change of Childhood Obesity”: News, 2/12
-“Organic Foods: Use them or Don’t”: News, 10/11
-“Miami Restaurants Remove Trans Fats from the Menu”: News, 7/07
-“Eating Organic: Is it Really Healthier?: News, 6/07
-“School Lunches: The Pros/Cons”, 4-part series: News, 4/07
-“The Deadly Trans Fats”: News, 10/06
-“What and How Should I Feed My Kids?”: News, 5/06  
-“Dangers of Trans Fats”: News, 2/06
-“Dueling Diets”—Dade vs. Broward: News Series, 3/05
-“Obesity Becoming the Number 1 Killer”: News, 3/04
-“StayFit Kids” - Weekly segments: Summer 2002 and Summer 2003
-“Sports Nutrition for the New York Marathon”: Sports Monday, 10/91


FOX/WSVN Channel 7 (Miami)
-“The Gluten-Free Craze”: News, 11/13
-“Back to School Lunches the Healthy Way”: Parent-to-Parent 7/07
-“Kids and Dehydration in South Florida”: Parent-to-Parent 6/07
-“Teach Those Children Healthy Eating Habits”: News, 4/06
-“Bringing some White Flour Back”: News, 1/04
-“The FAT and Sugar Trap”: News, 12/03
-"Healthy Fast Foods on the Run": Noon News Live, 11/99


NBC/WTVJ Channel 6 (Miami)

-“Restaurants Cooking without Partially Hydrogenated Fats”: 10 a.m. Show, 6/07
-“Superfooods of Today” – South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 4/07
-“Fighting Diabetes” – South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 3/07         
-“What Should I Feed My Kids” - South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 3/07
-“Deadly Trans Fats”: 11 p.m. News, 1/07 
-“Holiday Healthful Tips” - South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 12/06
-“What Should I Feed My Kids?” - South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 6/06
-“Get Rid of those Trans Fats” - South Florida Today: 10 a.m. Show, 3/06
-“Healthy Summer BBQ”: 11 p.m. News, 6/96

Professional & Community Organizations

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1984 - present
 Past State Mentor and Contact Person

Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1984 – present

Florida State Licensure, Department of Business and Professional Regulation

American Heart Association, 1989 - 2000

Speakers' Bureau  

Temple Beth Sholom, Miami Beach, 2005-present
Sisterhood President, 2015-2017
 Board Member, 1993-2017

National Council of Jewish Woman, 1988-present
Past President, Greater Miami Section, 1997-1999
Board of Directors, 2011-2013
National Commissioner, 2000-2003

South Florida Business Association, 1990-1994

South Florida Academy of Nutrition/Dietetics, 1984-2005

International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, 1993 – present

The American Cancer Society, 1989-92

Public Education Committee


“Heavy Hitters in Health Care 2007," South Florida Business Journal: 3/07

“Herstory: Beyond Julia’s Daughters,” Miami-Dade County Impressive Women: 1/07

Greater Miami Distinguished Dietitian Award, Miami Dietetic Association: 3/04

“Who’s Who in the South and Southwest," included in the 24th edition: 95/96

Honors Graduate, Florida International University, Miami, Florida: 5/86

Student Achievement Award, Florida International University, Miami, Florida: 5/86

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