Hi! I'm Asako Miyashita.  I'm a New York-based registered dietitian nutritionist but am originally from Japan. I grew up in "food is (as) medicine" environment because my mother believes cooking high-quality foods is important for her family.  Although I knew how to eat to keep my health, I was very busy with my college, macrobiotic cooking schools, and weekend part-time jobs and lost my period for 3 months. I learned how stress affects our health at that time but could heal my body with a plant-based diet and some tips from a macrobiotic diet to improve my health.  I felt the food power at that time. After working in several jobs involving nutrition including NIH Tokyo in Japan, I moved to the U.S to complete my Master's degree in nutrition at Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Nutrition Consultaion: 

I offer medical nutrition therapy with whole-food principles. I focus on analyzing the client's body type first and create personalized nutrition consultation to treat medical conditions and help improve diet. I also teach how to use Japanese foods such as miso paste, seaweeds in the clients' diet if they need it. I have seen various medical conditions such as diabetes, gestational diabetes, weight issues, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disorders, hormone imbalance, etc.  In the past few years, I am seeing more clients with reproductive health. I believe that a fertility diet will improve your chances of getting pregnant. Please see this page for the details. 

Let's find the root causes of your health problem and work together to change your diet

by eating nutritious foods! Are you looking for healthy eating without medical conditions?

My consultation also emphasizes prevention too!

 

Education:

  • Master of Science of Nutrition Education in Health and Behavior Studies, from Teachers College, Columbia University

  • Bachelor of Science of Food and Science in Home Economics, from Tokyo Kasei Gakuin Women's University.                                          

Certification: 

- Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

- New York State of Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)

- Certified Macrobiotic Diet instructor issued by Japan

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