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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist |
Newport Beach

Get clear, personalized guidance to navigate
your health journey with confidence

Newport Beach | Orange County | Inland Empire

Beyond The Information Overload

Many of my clients are lost in the barrage of nutritional advice. Overwhelmed by influencers or healthcare professionals’ conflicting suggestions – lost in contradictory and complex information.

They’re desperate for simple, clear guidance about what to eat. And a roadmap to better health without the detours and dead ends.

Imagine navigating your health journey with confidence. Armed with the essential knowledge tailored for you and free from the noise of countless diet myths.

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Avocado on Toast with Radishes and Dill. Recipe from Marina’s Plant-Based Weight Loss Solution Book

I noticed people struggling with the overwhelming wave of confusion when it comes to nutrition

Especially when trying to work out what to eat to manage several medical problems at the same time.

People were either handed too little or far too much information, and the need for a clear, concise guide was evident.

So, I channeled my expertise and experience to craft tailored solutions, ensuring that everyone can understand and apply essential nutritional principles to their unique situations.

The Missing Link in Your Nutritional Voyage

Early in my career, I saw how important it was for people to have accurate, personalized and clear nutrition education, support and ongoing care.

Having the right balance of information can illuminate the path to optimal health, ensuring no one feels overwhelmed.

The journey isn’t just about which nutrition information to follow but also about feeling empowered with the right tools to make sustainable changes.

Many of my clients kept asking for the basics of meal planning, food preparation and cooking – practical, relatable information that benefited their health.

And this is what I’m here to do.

I believe in a holistic approach to nutrition, considering the food we consume and our lifestyle, preferences, and unique needs.

With over 17 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, working in private practice and hospital environments, I’ve seen how important it is to provide clear, practical and simple nutrition information. Especially when trying to manage multiple health conditions.

I aim to empower my clients to make informed choices and adopt sustainable dietary habits that promote long-term health.

I grew up in Europe without fast food, eating homemade meals.

I learned how to cook from scratch – learning to make meals that focused on whole food ingredients – but they had to be quick and easy. Because who wants to spend hours cooking?!

 

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I moved to the United States over 20 years ago and have a good understanding of American foods and what else is available besides American food. In Europe and other global cultures, people can live longer if they eat traditional, whole foods, not just highly processed foods.

So, I help my clients bring the benefits of traditional whole foods from around the world to their everyday diets.

Qualifications, Publications & Awards

  • 2005 Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from California State University.
  • 2016 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management
  • 2017-2022 Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
  • 2018 ServSafe Allergens Certification
  • 2020 Monash University FODMAP and IBS Certification
  • 2020 ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
  • 2020 Published cookbook “Easy Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery Cookbook
  • 2021 Published cookbook “The Plant-Based Weight Loss Solution
  • 2022 “Excellence in Clinical Dietetics Award” from the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
4.5/5 stars based on 684 reviews

Easy Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Cookbook: 100 Recipes For Healing And Sustainable Weight Loss.

4.4 / 5 stars based on 218 reviews

The Plant-Based Weight Loss Solution: A 28-Day Plan And Cookbook To Lose Weight The Healthy Way.

Core Values

Guiding Your Nutritional Compass

With me, you won’t just get generic advice. I listen, understand, and tailor my guidance appropriate to your medical conditions and lifestyle, ensuring that the choices you make are easy.

Whole-Person Approach

I believe in a holistic perspective on nutrition. Recognizing that every individual brings their unique lifestyle, preferences, and needs, I make sure my advice is practical, comprehensive and tailored, helping you gain sustainable, long-term health benefits.

Evidence-Based Guidance

Staying updated with the latest in nutrition research, my recommendations are rooted in science. You can trust my advice, knowing that it’s backed by contemporary studies and expert consensus, not the latest Instagram trend or Facebook post.

Empowerment Through Education

Knowledge is empowering. I’m not just about giving advice; I want to help you understand what’s going on. Through awareness and learning, I aim for my clients to be able to make informed choices that will benefit their well-being.

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“At the heart of my practice lies a simple belief – everyone deserves clear, accurate, and practical nutritional guidance.

Whether you’re recovering post-surgery, aiming for optimal health, or merely seeking to understand the maze of nutrition, I’m here to help you chart a smooth path.

So, why tread water in confusion when you can sail with confidence?”

~ Marina Savelyeva, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

“I lost 60 lb and look forward to losing 20 more!”

“I started my new healthy lifestyle journey last year in January and as a result, I eat better and mindfully, I feel and look better, overall, I lost 60 lb and look forward to losing 20 more.”
- Inessa A.

Personalized

Nutrition Guidance For Adults

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Weight Management

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Heart Disease

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Digestive Issues & GI Surgery

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Nutrition For Health

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Three Steps

to Set Your Course

Confidently get started on your journey. With my expertise by your side, you’re just three simple steps away from setting your course to better health.
1

Book a Discovery Call.

Drop anchor and let’s talk about your challenges and goals and make sure we can sail smoothly together.

2

Personalized Consultation.

Set your sails with a customized plan, ensuring you’re on the right path towards better health.

3

Live a Better Life.

With your nutrition map in hand, sail towards a happier, healthier future, free from confusion and overwhelm.