MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nutritionist and dietitian expert, Ashvini Mashru, MA, RD, LDN, founder and owner of Wellness Nutrition Concepts, LLC., in suburban Philadelphia, has been recognized and honored with a Today’s Dietitian magazine’s 2017 “TD10” award which recognizes only ten premier registered dietitians from throughout the country for their outstanding work. Today’s Dietitian is the leading news source for dietitians and nutritionists nationwide. Nominated by her peers, Mashru received this honor for excelling in her efforts to help transform the lives of individuals and families throughout the Delaware Valley, one person at a time.
This prestigious award highlights Mashru’s exemplary work and service within her profession, for making a difference in her clients’ lives and within the community she serves. Mashru joins other recipients from throughout the nation named to the magazine’s eighth-annual showcase of registered dietitians who are making a difference, singling out these leading nutrition professionals as part of National Nutrition Month®. Nominees were measured against criteria that include registered dietitians going above and beyond their job description, overcoming significant challenges in their careers, and achieving a high standard of excellence as nutrition professionals.
Through Mashru’s unique tailored nutrition and lifestyle approach, she teaches individuals that “diets don’t work” and helps them to develop permanent lifestyle and behavior changes for better health and successful weight-loss outcomes. Her signature system can help one effectively lose weight, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, manage diabetes and thyroid issues, and achieve better sleep and higher energy levels.
Since the inception of her practice, Wellness Nutrition Concepts, in 2012, Mashru has helped transform the lives of thousands of women in the Philadelphia area, through a number of nutrition, dietary and wellness consulting services she provides. With an eye toward busy working women, she teaches individuals how to make permanent healthful eating habit changes to effectively lose weight, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, manage diabetes and thyroid issues, sleep better and have more energy.
Mashru came to the United States from India as a 22-year-old newlywed, with a degree in nutrition and dietetics. She worked two jobs to put herself through undergraduate and graduate school, achieving credentialing as a registered dietitian and earning her master’s degree in nutrition education. As a businesswoman, wife and mother of two children, she calls on many of her experiences along the way, giving her a unique understanding of the challenges of women dealing with the work-life balance.
Mashru’s passion and commitment to inspiring women to live more healthful lives extends to the community as well, where she volunteers her time with several nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors for Hotties 4 Humanity, a social non-profit group located in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, that supports individuals and families in need.
“I am particularly honored to be selected by my peers from around the country as one of Today’s Dietitian’s TD10,” Mashru says. “Women need to be creative when it comes to finding the right nutrition options for themselves and their families, while maintaining active lives. This recognition gives me even more inspiration to continue creating unique, individualized programs for women that are easily implemented and maintained throughout their lives.”
Among Mashru’s many tools to help people with their diet and healthy lifestyle efforts is a new website designed to provide individuals with easy access to free tips to encourage healthy eating and weight loss. Through her website -www.ashvinimashru.com – individuals can also sign up to receive her latest blog posts, a free newsletter containing useful diet and nutrition information, and learn where to follow her on Facebook and Twitter to receive recipes and watch helpful videos highlighting current dietary trends.
Mashru has also applied her expertise to book publishing, having recently published “Small Steps to Slim: A Simple, ‘No Diet’ Lifestyle System for Busy Moms,” available for sale on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com.
Mashru also reaches individuals through unique avenues such as:
- Nutrition Solution: A monthly column published in the Main Line Media News’ Flair section.
- Motivational/ inspirational speeches: For conferences, organizations and lunch-and-learns workshops at corporations. Mashru is scheduled to speak at TEDx New Albany conference on April 8, 2017.
Mashru’s level of expertise, approach and success with her clients has earned her the respect of the news media and she is a regular expert source for local and national print, online and TV news media. Additionally, Mashru was named ‘Best Nutritionist and Dietitian on the Main Line’ consecutively for 2015 and 2016 by Main Line Media News Reader’s Choice Award, ‘2016 Best Nutritionist/Dietitian’ by Philly Current magazine, ‘Best Nutritionist/Dietitian 2016’ by Main Line Parent, and most recently Mashru was named one of Main Line Today’s 2016 “Women on the Move – a coveted award.”
About Wellness Nutrition Concepts, LLC.
Wellness Nutrition Concepts, LLC helps high-achieving executive and entrepreneur women unlock their energy, youth and confidence through a uniquely tailored nutrition and lifestyle approach. By breaking free of the obstacles that hold them back, Wellness Nutrition Concepts enables its clients to embrace their best selves without feeling overwhelmed or frustrated, allowing them to transform their lives with more ease and joy.