Melissa Hooper is an award-winning, expert registered dietitian/nutritionist in the greater Los Angeles area. She launched Bite-Size Nutrition to help individuals and the corporate sector implement sound, scientifically-based nutrition in fun, “bite-sizes” to improve quality of life. Melissa pioneered a new nutrition focused program for Clear Channel Radio, L.A. featured on KOST 103.5fm, and HOT 92.3fm. Wrote consumer blogs for Vosko’s Greek Yogurt, press releases for the Chilean Citrus Fruit Association and has given presentations at the Glen Ivy Spa
Melissa was the Registered Dietitian for Stater Bros. Markets’ Healthy Selections Program. In that role, she produced the quarterly Healthy Selections Newsletter, wrote nutrition messages that reach 3.9million homes monthly in the mailer, wrote & recorded overhead nutrition messages that played monthly in all 167 stores (number of stores at that time) in Southern California, attended community events, created and hosted monthly health fairs, conducted consumer and industry presentations and media interviews.
With 20years experience and a Master’s Degree in Nutrition, she has worked as a media spokesperson, as well as consulted with TV stations in Kansas City, Wichita and Tulsa, Oklahoma to conduct T.V. interviews covering a wide variety of nutrition topics as well as healthy cooking demonstrations, recipe modifications and recipe development. Melissa co-hosted and co-produced her own weekly segment on the Good Day Tulsa Show, called the Easy Living Segment.
Melissa was a contributing author for The Competitive Edge book and a guest panelist at the Fresh From the Americas Produce annual meeting in Mexico. She completed her Master’s Thesis over Childhood Obesity.
Melissa was awarded the Rising Star Award from Oklahoma State University. She was also the recipient of the Emerging Leader Award from the Kansas City District Dietetic Association.
As a registered dietitian, Melissa is dedicated to helping improve quality of life by promoting and communicating balanced, research-based, cutting-edge information in a fun, practical, applicable way in “bite-sizes.”
Contact Melissa today to start your journey toward better health!