Ava Safir, JD, MS, RDN is a Registered Dietitian specializing in nutrition counseling and education. Ava began her professional career as an attorney in New York City.
After moving to Connecticut in 2001, she worked as a certified personal trainer and certified Pilates instructor with a focus on teen athletes and seniors. Ava deepened her passion for nutrition after experiencing firsthand how nutrition therapy and lifestyle changes significantly improved her health and well-being.
After earning her master’s degree in Nutrition Education at Columbia University-Teacher’s College, she worked as a clinical dietitian at Stamford Hospital, Center for Discovery and most recently, as a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Educator at RVNAHealth.
As co-founder of Nu, LLC, Ava enjoys working with adolescents and adults on a range of issues, with special focus on gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, heart disease, anti-inflammatory protocols, weight gain/loss, and intuitive eating.
During her free time, Ava can often be found hiking, at the gym, spending time with her family, reading, and participating in continuing education programs focused on the latest research in nutrition and dietetics.