Areas of Specialty
Monika Saigal, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, CDN and her team specialize in providing nutrition counseling and consulting in the following areas. Don’t see your concern listed? Contact us!
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We teach mindful and intuitive eating principles to help you learn how to eat in a way that makes you feel your best physically and emotionally. Varying levels of structured eating and meal planning may also be used. Together, we will develop a customized plan that takes your unique needs into account as you work towards your health and wellness goals.
We appreciate the courage it takes to reach out for help, and understand that change can be difficult. So, we provide our clients with ongoing guidance, support, and encouragement to overcome challenges and achieve enduring results.
Monika Saigal, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, CDN
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To better address the health needs of dancers, Monika created the Head to Pointe® Workshop series, which includes nutrition and self-care workshops for dancers as well as specialized trainings for dance teachers, parents, and healthcare professionals on eating disorder awareness and prevention. Monika has been featured as a nutrition expert in Dance Spirit and Dance Magazine and had the honor of speaking about the prevention and treatment of eating disorders in dancers at the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) Conference for the past four years.
Prior to focusing on her own nutrition practice full-time, Monika spent several years as a dietitian at a group practice in Manhattan where she became well regarded for her work with clients with eating disorders. She has also been a clinical dietitian at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and has worked as a curriculum developer and instructor for a non-profit, school-based fitness and nutrition education program for children.
Monika completed her dietetic internship in affiliation with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan and received a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. Her experience and expertise in the field of eating disorders has earned her the Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian credential and the iaedp Approved Supervisor designation.
Monika is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; the Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (BHN); the Sports and Human Performance Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (SHPN); the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED); the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp); the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD); the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA); and the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS).