Faculty & Advisory Board

Coco Newton, MPH, RD, CNS

Coco Newton, MPH, RD, CNS is owner of Lifetime Nutrition, LLC, a private practice in Maple City, Michigan. She has expertise in Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (FMNT) for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases and syndromes. Coco received her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Dietetics/Community Nutrition from the University of California (Davis) and her Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of California (San Diego) and is a registered dietitian (RD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) through the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists.

Coco co-founded and served on the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Nutrition Advisory Board from 2007-2010. In 2010, she co-founded the University of Kansas’ Nutrition Fellowship Program, a collaborative program through the University’s departments of Integrative Medicine and Dietetics & Nutrition.

Coco served on the state of Michigan Board of Dietetics and Nutrition from 2007 to 2013, and championed the successful repeal of the anti-competitive and discriminatory Dietetics/Nutrition Licensure Law on July 1, 2014, the first repeal in the United States.

Coco authored the chapter: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): The Application of Integrative & Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (IFMNT) published April 2020 by Springer in the textbook: Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles & Practices.