Marianne obtained her BS in Nutrition & Culinary Arts from Bastyr University, a school specializing in natural medicine. She has special interests in translating nutrition concepts into whole foods cooking, functional nutrition, and healthy lifestyle behaviors that extend beyond the gym and kitchen. To round out her education in holistic nutrition, she completed her Dietetic Internship with Sacramento State University, CA and went on to work as a Registered Dietitian for Stanford Health Care. During her three years at Stanford, she specialized in pre- and post- lung transplant for adults with Cystic Fibrosis and advanced lung disease. Marianne is excited to delve into the world of online nutrition counseling because she believes in improved access to health care. She wants to create an environment that is intentional, light-hearted and focused on taking steps towards healthy behaviors in her sessions.