Recent Television Appearances
FOXLA Segment with Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Melissa Hooper, MS, RDN
Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist
Melissa Hooper, MS, RDN is an award-winning, expert Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist in the greater Los Angeles area. She launched Bite-Size Nutrition to help individuals and the corporate sector implement sound, scientifically- based nutrition in fun, “bite-sizes” to improve quality of life.
She’s often called on as an expert for her expansive knowledge in nutrition, diet trends and what’s going on with the food industry in general.
Melissa pioneered a new nutrition focused program for Clear Channel Radio, L.A. featured on KOST 103.5fm, and HOT 92.3 fm. Wrote consumer blogs for Vosko’s Greek Yogurt, press releases for the Chilean Citrus Fruit Association and has given presentations at the Glen Ivy Spa
Melissa was the Registered Dietitian for Stater Bros. Markets’ Healthy Selections Program. In that role, she produced the quarterly Healthy Selections Newsletter; wrote nutrition messages that reached 3.9 million homes monthly in the mailer; wrote & recorded overhead nutrition messages that played monthly in all 167 stores (number of stores at that time) in Southern California; attended community events; created and hosted monthly health fairs; conducted consumer and industry presentations and media interviews.
With 20 years’ experience and a Master’s Degree in Nutrition, she has worked as a media spokesperson and consultant with TV stations in LA and across the Midwest and has been interviewed live on a wide-ranging variety of nutrition topics, even producing her own weekly television segment, called the Easy Living Segment..
Hooper was a contributing author for The Competitive Edge book and a guest panelist at the Fresh From the Americas Produce annual meeting in Mexico. She completed her Master’s Thesis on Childhood Obesity.
As a registered dietitian, Melissa is dedicated to helping improve quality of life by promoting and communicating balanced, research-based, cutting-edge information in a fun, practical, applicable way in “bite-sizes.”
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Media & Brand Spokesperson
From live television interviews and advice to written publications such as USA Today, and Livestrong.com, Melissa has extensive media experience.
Brand Partnerships &
Strategic Nutrition Marketing
Ms. Hooper is well-versed on partnering with food brands to represent healthy products. Extensive product placement expertise with years of working as a Supermarket Dietitian.
Meal Plans &
Meal plans can be customized to fit your health goals, whether you need to lose a few pounds or have a medical condition that needs special attention. Ms.Hooper conducts personalized sessions via Telehealth through Zoom and/or Skype.