Meet Maya

Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN, CLC is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in nutrition for chronic disease prevention. Maya’s believes that by making simple food choices, you can greatly reduce your risk of developing a diet related chronic disease. Half of all Americans suffer from a preventable chronic disease like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, cancer, and stroke. To address this difficult and complex epidemic, Maya is dedicated to promoting nutrition education that helps the public to make informed food choices that support health and longevity. Maya shares her approachable, real food based solutions to millions of people through regular speaking engagements and as a nutrition expert on The Dr. Oz Show and Good Morning America.

Maya received her masters of science in nutrition at New York University and completed her clinical nutrition training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After graduating, Maya established a DOHMH funded food and nutrition program in an outpatient setting where she oversaw the nutrition program, counseled patients and was responsible for the daily soup kitchen and weekly food pantry where she partnered with neighborhood CSAs and food co-ops to bring local and organic food to her clients.

Alongside her speaking priorities, Maya runs a private practice in Brooklyn, New York. Ensuring that her clients have access to high-quality local and organic foods is a top priority. When working with clients, Maya believes in meeting the whole person where they are and using a patient-centered, culturally sensitive approach to enable each client to meet their unique nutrition-related goals.

Maya is also an adjunct professor at NYU where she teaches nutrition and lectures at nutrition symposia.

When shes not hard at work, you may spot Maya out for a run, shopping at the Park Slope Food Coop or enjoying a delicious meal with her family.

Memberships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Women’s Health Practice Group
Greater New York Dietetic Association
The Ryan White Dietitians Group
New York Coalition of HIV/AIDS Nutrition Services (NYCHANS)

Distinctions

2013/14 Nominating Committee Chair for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group