In 2019, Rebecca Jaspan, MPH, RD, CDN, CDCES joined the practice of Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition & Yoga where she specializes in anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, as well as disordered eating and orthorexia. In addition, she specializes in gastrointestinal health, sports nutrition and diabetes, as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.
Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 2013, and her Masters of Public Health from the CUNY School of Public Health in New York City, in 2016.
Upon completing her dietetic internship through Hunter College, she gained valuable clinical experience at Bronx Lebanon Hospital providing nutrition care for patients with diabetes, renal disease, gastrointestinal disorders and critically ill tube-fed patients.
Prior to assuming her current position, Rebecca was Clinical Administrative Dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center, where she directed the outpatient nutrition program at Montefiore’s ambulatory hospital.
Rebecca’s love of food and cooking has resulted in her frequently contributing articles to The Kitchn, a popular website.
As a runner, Rebecca has a special interest in sports nutrition and works with athletes to improve their performance through nutrition. She has given presentations about nutrition for long distance runners at New York Road Runners Club and USA Track & Field.
She frequently speaks at NYU Medical School to students leads webinars about the gut microbiome and sports nutrition.
Rebecca practices with a non-judgmental, non-diet, all foods fit approach, consistent with Laura Cipullo’s Eat Kale & Cupcakes philosophy. Using the Stages of Change model, Rebecca meets her clients wherever they are on the continuum level of readiness, striving to make them feel understood and giving them confidence to make realistic and sustainable changes with their health.