Before co-founding NutriFormance, LLC, Ellie completed her undergraduate training at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics. Ellie earned the title of Registered Dietitian by completing a comprehensive dietetic internship at Saint Louis University and passing the registration exam in October 1996. Ellie is a also a certified strength and conditioning specialist with the NSCA and is a personal trainer.
With NutriFormance, Ellie has consulted with a wide array of athletes, from professional triathletes and collegiate football players to beginner exercisers, and is very skilled at bringing the nutrition education to the level and needs of the athlete or fitness participant. Ellie specializes in sports & cardiovascular nutrition, eating disorders, and weight loss and maintenance. She has also worked with a variety of medical nutrition therapies. Ellie lectures frequently about sports nutrition, eating disorders, family nutrition and basic nutrition to various athletic teams, schools, and corporations.
In recent years, Ellie has started doing more functional nutrition when she thinks that the patient would benefit from supplementation. She has worked with patients with GI disorders, PCOS, gluten intolerance and other medical conditions.
On a personal note, Ellie was a state champion in women’s tennis and continues to be an avid tennis player. Her fitness routine involves walking, biking and strength training to prepare her for tennis and relieve the stresses of owning your own business and raising three children! Ellie is a mother of twins and so understands the nutrition demands during pregnancy and after.
It is Ellie’s belief that fitness and nutrition go hand and hand. The nutrition prescription must fit into the lifestyle of the client and be satisfying to the palate. Ellie stresses variety and moderation in eating and teaches clients to fit proper nutrition into their lifestyle.