Melissa Halas-Liang
Biography 

Melissa Halas-Liang is a nationally recognized nutrition educator, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and wellness expert who truly practices what she preaches. She personally lives a healthful lifestyle while also inspiring others to do the same.

Halas-Liang believes that good nutrition plays an essential role in all aspects of health: spiritual, physical and mental. Through nutrition counseling, presentations, healthy living guides, nutrition seminars and media work in Los Angeles and nationwide, she inspires and teaches individuals, families and kids to realize their full health potential.

She is a spokesperson for the California Dietetic Association and has over 15 years of diverse experience in the field, including nutrition through the life cycle, teaching, education and curriculum development, clinical/critical care, nutrition management, counseling, media, and writing. Halas-Liang holds an MA in nutrition education and is certified in childhood and adolescent weight management and wellness coaching. She recently served as a panelist expert on childhood obesity for TEDMED.com and has partnered with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) to help families prevent nutrition-related cancer by making positive health behavior changes.