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Our Experts: Nutrition

Maribel Alchin, MBA, RD, LDN Field of Expertise: Nutrition, Culinary Art, Heart Health

Maribel is a Registered Dietitian and Personal Chef. She has a Master’s in Business Administration and fluent in Spanish. Maribel combines her culinary and nutrition expertise to provide healthy cooking demonstrations. She also creates weekly dinner menus for Meijer shoppers based on sale items. Maribel specializes in Mexican heart-healthy cooking and enjoys showing consumers shortcuts to making ethnically diverse and flavorful meals. She loves cooking with her girls, enjoys outdoor activities and yoga.

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Melissa Hehmann, MS, RDN, CDE, ACE-CPT, RYT Field of Expertise: Nutrition, Fitness, Diabetes, Health & Wellness Communication

Melissa is a nutrition and fitness communications professional with over 15 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a background in diabetes education, fitness and corporate wellness. Melissa doesn't just preach it, though. She walks the talk. Melissa lives a very active life as an avid runner and yoga junkie. Melissa believes a nutritious plate is a colorful one. If you need to find her, she'll likely be in the kitchen with her husband and toddler son whipping up simple, vibrant and tasty meals.

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Tina Miller, MS RD Field of Expertise: Nutrition, Holistic Health, Education

Tina is passionate about food and health and is a self-described food-geek. She holds a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Food Science and has professional training in Integrative Health. Tina specializes in translating nutrition science into easy and enjoyable family meals for optimal health. She enjoys outdoor activities and cooking with her family. Tina is active in her profession, serving as 2016-17 President of the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a mentor for many dietetic students and professionals.

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