- Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
- Educator & Coach
- Cookbook Author
- Food & Nutrition Writer
- Recipe Developer
- Nutrition Speaker
- Culinary & Nutrition Spokesperson
Danielle Omar has the unique ability to reach beyond the drumbeat of calories and carbs and into a world where nutrition is tangible, fun and understandable. Not only does she make wise food choices accessible to others, she also meets them on a personal, realistic level. As a registered dietitian in Northern Virginia, Danielle has helped hundreds of working professionals realize their health goals.
More than teaching clients how to make healthful food choices, Danielle shows others how to successfully manage health and personal issues through the power of smart nutrition. Better yet, she makes it enjoyable. Many people fail to tackle their weight loss and dietary issues because they’re afraid it’ll be hard and boring. But that’s not the case with coaching from Danielle.
Danielle‘s lively, straight-shooter personality makes it easy for clients to realize nutrition can be interesting – and valuable. Danielle brings real-life understanding to diet and nutritional counseling. After all, she’s a working mom who has to balance her professional pursuits with a busy home life. She knows how easy it can be to fall into roller-coaster eating patterns when life gets hectic. With a Master’s degree in Health Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and experience managing nutritional care at all levels – from infants to working professionals – Danielle has proven her competence many times over.
Her professional history includes the development of company-wide wellness programs and recognition awards in the Washington, DC area, including Employee of the Year at Lifetime Fitness. In addition to private counseling, Danielle has over ten years experience as an adjunct professor in nutrition science.
Danielle is active in media. She has contributed to nutrition-related news stories for local Washington, DC affiliates at FOX, CBS and ABC, The New York Times and The Washington Post as well as major entertainment outlets such as the Food Network. Danielle frequently contributes to nutrition and healthy eating stories for The Washingtonian magazines health blog, Well+Being. Danielle was recently honored by Washingtonian magazine as a Top Washington D.C. Nutritionist.
Danielle writes the food and nutrition blog, Food Confidence, and served as a member of the Social Media Advisory Board for America’s Wellness Challenge, a campaign centered on the Council For Responsible Nutrition’s three pillars of wellness: healthy diet, exercise, and appropriate supplementation.
Danielle also consults for businesses, restaurants, healthcare organizations, and community groups in the Northern Virginia and Metro DC area. Some of her past clients include Connolly Works, American Legacy Foundation, 2941 Restaurant, National Association of Counties, and Fairfax County Public Schools.
Danielle’s personalized programs include a variety of key life topics, such as family nutrition, sports nutrition, disease prevention, exercise counseling, and weight management. She provides reliable knowledge that accommodates a wide variety of clients, from those who struggle with dietary issues to those who have specific nutrition-related ambitions. By eliminating your struggles with food and diets, Danielle will open you up to a new sense of freedom. Besides helping you attain your health goals, she’ll provide you with a plan of action that fits permanently into your lifestyle. In turn, you’ll discover you have more time and energy for the activities and people who matter most to you.