/Melissa Pickell

About Melissa Pickell

I am a Registered Dietitian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition and over 25 years experience working with all ages and types of health conditions. I received my four-year degree from Syracuse University including medical fieldwork, and passed a national exam for registration. As a Registered Dietitian, I participate in continuing education requirements every year. My specialties include weight loss coaching; diet makeovers; food sensitivities; heart healthy diets; gluten-free, dairy-free diets; and plant-based, (vegan and vegetarian) diets.

What’s new at New You Nutrition & Healing Touch

2019-09-07T16:21:56+00:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Holistic Wellness|

I support women--typically age 40-80--who struggle with the angst of constant dieting and stress-related health issues but desire health in their body, peace in their mind and balance in their lives. Our work together helps them find their most vibrant self through delicious food that works for them and daily [...]

Summer Special Offer

2019-06-18T13:40:37+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Holistic Wellness, New Products|

Summer is the perfect time for re-balancing. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, more fresh delicious produce is available. It is a time when many of us get back on track with moving our body, eating more healthfully, and find ways to de-stress. Having our energy field in [...]

4 Weeks to a New You

2019-05-03T19:28:28+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Holistic Wellness, New Products|

This is a comprehensive nutrition course to help you jumpstart your health & nutrition goals in just four weeks. I hope you have enjoyed the 5-Day Plant-Based Challenge. I hope you have seen some positive changes in how you’re feeling; maybe less joint pain, more energy, fewer skin blemishes, and [...]

Chronic Dieting versus Whole Food Eating

2019-04-18T14:19:26+00:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Holistic Wellness|

Have you been a chronic dieter for much of your adult life, going on and off diets, up and down on the scale? Weight cycling is very frustrating and we often start to tie our emotional well-being to the number on the scale. Good number: happy day, number we don’t [...]

REVIEW: FREE 5-Day Plant-Based Challenge PLUS Bonus Recipe

2019-03-10T21:46:50+00:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Dessert, Holistic Wellness, Meal Prep, New Products|

The 5-Day Plant-Based Challenge launched on March 1st 2019 and already I’m getting great feedback from those who are doing the challenge! I’ve really enjoyed speaking with Challenge participants during our 20-minute private phone conversation. It’s been an opportunity to get to know some of you (and for you to [...]

New Programs for March 1st and Spring!

2019-03-01T00:20:35+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Holistic Wellness, New Products|

I told you in my last post that removing some digital clutter cleared space to create some exciting new offerings and now I’m thrilled to share a new program with you releasing on March 1st, 2019, my FREE 5-Day Plant-Based Challenge. These are some of the complaints and concerns that [...]

Cleanse and De-Clutter Now So You’re Ready for Spring

2019-02-16T02:45:39+00:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Cleanse, Holistic Wellness, New Products|

January is the time of year when you read about New Year’s resolutions, cleansing and detoxing. Almost as a ritual, many diets, reset programs and challenges begin in January or at the start of the New Year and it makes some sense as this is often the time we are [...]

Why Meal Prepping Works and How I Will Help You

2018-01-11T16:56:54+00:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Meal Prep|Tags: , , |

Happy New Year everyone. I hope your year is getting off to a great start. But I know sometimes we get a slow start in January. It’s too cold to feel motivated about walking outside, and we are still on “holiday time”, not quite on our usual disciplined routine of [...]


2017-07-05T18:38:29+00:00February 13th, 2016|Categories: Dairy Free, Learn More|Tags: |

Dairy-free, usually translates to casein-free. Casein is a protein found in dairy products, as well as some non-dairy products. Those who have casein intolerance should always read labels before purchasing food or a product. Foods with Casein: Casein-free Alternatives: Butter Coconut Butter Cheese Coconut Milk Cream Coconut, Hemp, Potato, Rice, [...]