Maggie Ward, MS, RDN, LDN – is the Nutrition Director at The UltraWellness Center. Maggie holds a masters degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University which focuses on using whole foods for holistic Nutrition Therapy. In addition, she completed her requirements to become a registered dietitian at Weschester Medical Center in NY. Prior to joining The UltraWellness Center team in 2008, Maggie worked at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York providing nutrition counseling to children and families dealing with HIV. She also taught at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan and other sites through out New York City, teaching nutritionally focused cooking classes for children and adults.
Much of her focus is on food allergies, digestive disorders, inflammatory conditions, Pediatrics and Sport’s Nutrition. Maggie has been counseling individuals, families and business groups on therapeutic diets to address various health concerns for more than 15 years. Her ongoing clinical training through the Institute for Functional Medicine uses a systems biology approach when working with those who suffer from chronic and acute conditions to help them find their path to healing. She has a passion for cooking and reconnecting people with their potential to heal using whole, organic and local foods.
In the fall of 2008, Maggie was featured on Sesame Street teaching cooking classes for children. She is sought after for her nutrition expertise in editing nutrition books, leading community groups and contributes to various health publications. She helped launch and supervised the development of the Nutrition coaching programs for Hyman Enterprises that now provides online nutrition support to the general public.