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Nutritionist Spotlight – Leah Keeney

Leah Keeney

Bachelor Food Science and Nutrition

 

When did you know you wanted to study nutrition?
When I was little I was always in the kitchen baking and making my own food experiments with substitutions. It wasn’t until high school when I started wondering why there weren’t healthier alternatives and substitutions in baked goods. I then started experimenting with healthy fat alternatives in baked goods, wrote a research article and won a college scholarship with it!”

 

What was your favorite course during your nutrition studies and why?
“My favorite course was Nutrition Education. We got to be creative in developing nutrition lesson plans. These lesson plans ranged from teaching yoga classes to food prep with children. We also went to the local food bank and did food demos to the community.”

 

What was one academic accomplishment you are proud of?

“I was on the Deans List the last 2 years of college.”

 

If you could expand your expertise on one topic, what would it be?

“I would love to learn more on herbal and homeopathic medicines.”

 

Even nutritionists love junk food – what is your guilty pleasure?
“Ice Cream! And wine?”

 

What do you like to do in your free time?
Snuggle with my dog, Sherman.”

 

What is the scariest thing you have ever done?

Tackled a bank robber.” *Winks sarcastically*

 

What is the coolest thing you are ever done?

“Traveled through Italy, French Riviera and Spain!”

 

What motto do you live by?
I try and take life day-by-day and not worry too much about the future.”

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