By: Maria Frye, RDN
Maria Frye is a registered dietitian nutritionist who is passionate about elevating community health through nutrition and education. She believes that all students, families and communities should know how to eat healthfully, have the knowledge on how to build a healthy eating pattern, and feel empowered to make healthier eating choices as a way to support optimal growth and development while reducing risk of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes.
A Community Nutrition Adviser with Dairy Council of California, she believes in the nutrition resources she promotes, which teach students and families healthy eating patterns and how to make healthier eating choices from all food groups. Frye is excited to answer commonly asked questions to empower healthier students, families and communities.
Stay up-to-date and tune-in to future episodes featuring Maria as she answers questions related to nutrition and wellness. We invite you to join the conversation! Visit us at www.HealthyEating.org for more information and follow our social channels!
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Maria Frye, RDN
Maria Frye, RDN
Maria is a registered dietitian nutritionist and Community Nutrition Adviser serving Los Angeles communities.
For many children, school meals may be their best source of nutrient-dense foods due to the National School Lunch Program + School Breakfast Program.
Maintaining a healthy gut supports the immune system + overall health since it is affected by genetics, medications, the environment + nutrition.