Marisa Moore

Bio

Marisa is a registered and licensed dietitian with a unique background in clinical nutrition, wellness and the food industry. Early in her career, Marisa developed a strong foundation in medical nutrition therapy as an outpatient dietitian where she focused on diabetes education, cardiovascular nutrition and weight management.

Moore owns a nutrition consulting practice where she works with corporations, groups and individuals to improve health outcomes in wellness, weight management, heart health and disease prevention. Moore also consults with the food and restaurant industry to develop and promote healthy recipes, food products and campaigns. She is an adjunct instructor in the department of nutrition at Georgia State University and frequently speaks to health professionals and the public on food and nutrition topics. Previously, Moore was the nutrition program manager for the employee wellness program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control; the corporate nutritionist in research and development for Atlanta Bread Company; and an outpatient dietitian at DeKalb Medical Center where she specialized in diabetes education. Moore earned a specialty certificate in adult weight management in 2006. She is a past president of the Georgia Dietetic Association and continues to be active in local, state and national professional organizations. In 2010, she received the Georgia Emerging Dietetic Leader Award and the Media Excellence Award in 2008. Moore is a graduate of Georgia State University, where she also earned a master's degree in business administration.

In her free time, Marisa enjoys traveling, salsa dancing, cycling and almost anything related to food.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Registered Dietitian Spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Instructor, Georgia State University

Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

Activity

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

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nutrition experts are hailing a federal decision to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption in the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

    Over the past decade, research has shown that a diet rich in healthy fats can be b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight may help reduce asthma severity in obese adults, a new Canadian study finds.

    "We were pleased to see significant improvement in asthma symptoms, as well as quality of life for these individuals. This study ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne.

    However, it's too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B12 intake from food or vit...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most hospitalized Americans aren't asked if they take dietary supplements, such as multivitamins, a new study suggests.

    "If clinicians are unaware of possible drug-[dietary supplement] reactions, they may unknowingly pr...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.

    The new research found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates was linked to lower blood sugar and i...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight, with the rest of the population either overweight or obese, a new report finds.

    About 35 percent of men and 37 percent of women are obese. Another 40 percent of men and 30 percen...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one-third of Americans are currently at a healthy weight, with the rest of the population either overweight or obese, a new report finds.

    About 35 percent of men and 37 percent of women are obese. Another 40 percent of men and 30 percen...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The new blood thinner Pradaxa (dabigatran) is being widely used, but it comes with one serious drawback: rare but dangerous cases of sudden, uncontrolled bleeding in patients.

    Now, a new study finds than an experimental, injected drug called idaru...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Checking your weight every day could help you slim down, researchers report.

    A two-year Cornell University study found that tracking the results of daily weight checks on a chart helped people lose weight and keep it off...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High-fructose corn syrup has long been portrayed as a major villain in the American diet.

    But a new school of thought contends that plain old table sugar or even all-natural honey can be just as harmful to a person's he...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of powerful cholesterol drugs is poised to hit the market, and doctors are both hopeful about their potential, and worried that insurers won't pay for them.

    The drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, can drastically cut LDL cholesterol --...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trans fats may play havoc with your memory along with your cholesterol levels, a new study suggests.

    Younger men who ate high levels of trans fats performed more poorly on a memory test involving word recall than those who ate lower levels, the...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a move that it says is designed to protect the heart health of Americans, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that food manufacturers have three years to remove artificial trans fats from the nation's food supply.

    The FDA ruled ...Full Article