As a nutrition communications consultant, Rima helps translate nutrition science into bite-sized language for companies and individuals. She partners with food commodities, food and beverage companies, communications agencies and health care organizations. Services focus on educating consumers, media, chefs, nutrition professionals and other allied health care professionals on food, nutrition and wellness.
Food & Nutrition Writing
Rima writes articles for magazines, health and wellness websites and other national outlets.
With a strong and easy-going media presence, Rima is an experienced nutrition communications spokesperson who has appeared on TV (local ABC, CBS and NBC affiliates), on the radio (Washington DC’s WAMU, National Public Radio affiliate) and in print in many magazines, newspapers and websites (such as Family Circle, Washingtonian, Colorado Parent and Toddler).
Additionally, Rima has served as the Public Relations co-chair for the Colorado Dietetic Association, Media Representative for the Virginia Dietetic Association and, currently, as a Media Representative for the Greensboro District Dietetic Association.
Rima follows national and international food policy guidelines and consults with Federal agencies on food policies and nutrition science. She also understands nutrition and allergen labeling laws.
Keynote Speaking & Workshops
Rima brings nutrition communications and food science to a fun and approachable level for groups of all sizes, ages and backgrounds. Her nutrition workshops pack a heaping helping of expert nutrition guidance with practical ideas on how to make smart food choices every day.
She speaks at employers’ corporate offices, conferences, schools, nonprofit organizations, community facilities and other events. Clients include Food Allergy Families of the Triad, AOL, National Fisheries Institute, Kaiser Permanente, The Coca-Cola Company and Frontier Airlines.
While Rima can create a presentation specifically for your audience, you can also choose from popular presentation topics, such as:
• Managing Food Allergies & Nutrition Needs
• Mindful Eating
• The Importance of the Family Dinner
• Easy Allergy-Friendly Meals
• Eating on the Run
• Healthy Holiday Eating
Food Allergen Management
Rima helps companies and organizations understand the importance of safety from food allergens when developing innovative products, creating new recipes or menus, deciphering food labels and food policy or educating staff and consumers.
Nutrition Analysis & Recipe Development
Need healthy recipes for your organization, website, restaurant or even family? Using your guidelines and diet specifications, Rima creates new recipes using fresh, locally-available and healthy foods.
Rima also provides nutrition analysis and recipe recommendations for restaurants, gyms, supermarkets, media, healthcare organizations, chefs or food companies.