Heather R. Mangieri

Bio

Heather Mangieri, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN began her career in nutrition and dietetics over fourteen years ago after graduating from Penn State University with a degree in nutrition. Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including health clubs, hospitals, long-term care, research and education. Heather went on to obtain her master degree in wellness and human performance from the University of Pittsburgh and is now board certified in sports dietetics and holds additional certifications in adult weight management.

Heather is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and the owner of Nutrition CheckUp, a private nutrition practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Through her practice, she helps casual exercisers and competitive athletes maximize their training efforts with nutrition to reach their fitness goals. She also coaches weight management and wellness clients to improve their life with nutrition and physical activity to feel better and prevent disease. As a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Heather is a trusted source of nutrition information, helping translate science into practical messages that can be understood by the public. She has been quoted in over two hundred local and national publications including Fitness Magazine, Cosmopolitan, More Magazine, Men's Fitness, Men's Health, Woman’s Health Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, La Times and USA Today. She has also been featured on Self.com, MSN.com, CNN.com and Foxnews.com among many others.

Heather is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine and is actively involved on the leadership team for the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness nutrition groups, The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Pittsburgh Dietetic Association.

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Affiliation:

  • Nutrition CheckUp, LLC, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesperson

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you are slim or obese, if you drink lots of sugary soda or other sweetened drinks you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a new analysis reveals.

    Until now, health experts have thought that sugary drinks...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you are slim or obese, if you drink lots of sugary soda or other sweetened drinks you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a new analysis reveals.

    Until now, health experts have thought that sugary drinks...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of diabetes meds that include widely used drugs such as Actos and Avandia may help protect users against Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 44,600 British diabetes patients who took what are known as glit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of diabetes meds that include widely used drugs such as Actos and Avandia may help protect users against Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 44,600 British diabetes patients who took what are known as glit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends.

    To come to that conclusion, the researchers looked at the results of a four-year program in North Carolina that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends.

    To come to that conclusion, the researchers looked at the results of a four-year program in North Carolina that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite smaller, prior studies suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos might raise users' risk of bladder cancer, a large new study finds no evidence for such an effect.

    However, the study did find an association between the use of Actos (pioglit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite smaller, prior studies suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos might raise users' risk of bladder cancer, a large new study finds no evidence for such an effect.

    However, the study did find an association between the use of Actos (pioglit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite smaller, prior studies suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos might raise users' risk of bladder cancer, a large new study finds no evidence for such an effect.

    However, the study did find an association between the use of Actos (pioglit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking two 12-week courses of alefacept -- a drug already approved to treat the skin condition psoriasis -- may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes preserve some function in the beta cells in the pancreas, a new study suggests.

    Peopl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking two 12-week courses of alefacept -- a drug already approved to treat the skin condition psoriasis -- may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes preserve some function in the beta cells in the pancreas, a new study suggests.

    Peopl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dads-to-be take heed: The so-called "fatherhood effect" means that first-time fathers will likely have a growing waistline to go with their growing family, a new study finds.

    The findings stem from what the study authors call one of the first res...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dads-to-be take heed: The so-called "fatherhood effect" means that first-time fathers will likely have a growing waistline to go with their growing family, a new study finds.

    The findings stem from what the study authors call one of the first res...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people would assume that spending more time sitting at home or work might have a negative impact on a person's diet, but a new study shows no such effect.

    Researchers led by Dr. Kerem Shuval of the American Cancer Society looked at the habits...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of overweight and obese American teens don't think they have a weight problem, a new study shows.

    The finding is cause for concern because people have to admit they have a weight issue before they take action, the researchers note...Full Article