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Carissa Vega, LD

Dietician & Adult Nutrition


Carissa Vega LD, is a dietitian with more than 22 years of experience in the nutrition field. As the Dietitian for AssociatesMD, Carissa offers nutrition consultation for individuals and groups. She has designed programs and guidelines for all types of interests and levels, using the most up to date information on healthy eating, weight loss, exercise, and wellness.

Her fields of expertise are in: Weight loss and weight management, Hypertension, Menopause weight gain, Hypercholesterolemia, and Diabetes. She has also worked in clinical research in the field of weight management. Carissa has worked in the weight loss field for many years and takes the time to get to know each patient, finding a meal plan that works for them. Her meal plans are easy to follow, basic and offer a multitude of variety for all ethnicities and ages. She takes the time to research and provide patients with items that they can find in their local grocery stores, and provides meal ideas that almost every patient can prepare or purchase.

She is a strong advocate for a healthy lifestyle which includes not only eating right, but also exercising. She encourages all patients to try to get some type of movement and exercise into their daily routine to make healthy habits and healthy changes for life.