Melissa Mitri, MS, RD

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Melissa Mitri, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian – Nutritionist

Weight Loss Specialist

Expert Health Writer


  • Served as Clinical Dietitian at the Griffin Hospital for over 6 years
  • Volunteered on the Connecticut Public Policy Committee for over 3 years, facilitating food and nutrition advocacy efforts.


Melissa has written for Reisdorf Writing Services, Wellness Verge, Else Nutrition, BRL Sports, CHOMPS, Unico Nutrition, Invigor8, Zebra CBD, and 
She has also been featured in the Huffington Post, Women’s Health, MyFitnessPal, Livestrong, Eat This, Not That!, SHEFinds, Real Simple, CelebWell, Good Rx, Verywell Family, and Insider.


After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics at the University of Connecticut, Melissa went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studied at Saint Joseph College.

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