Dr. Jennifer Leheska
Dr. Leheska is registered and licensed dietitian who is passionate about educating, inspiring and motivating people to achieve optimal health through eating delicious, nutrient rich foods. At the same time she is a wife and mom. As an entrepreneurial mom it is her mission to find real-life solutions to help others like her balance life and maintain wellness through optimal nutrition on a daily basis. Dr. Leheska has extensive and unique training and research experience in human nutrition and meat science, and her recommendations and philosophies are based on sound science. Additionally, she strives to stay current in her field as an active member of the American Society of Nutrition, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Meat Science Association. Currently, she is serving on the Umami and Healthy Eating Evidenced Based Analysis Committee for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Dr. Leheska’s interest in human nutrition and meat science started at a young age, as a hands-on, Ohio farm girl who loved pigs. This led her to begin her higher education at The Ohio State University where she earned her B.S. in Animal Science. Then she moved to South Dakota State University to complete her M.S. in Meat Science. Finally, she became a registered dietitian while her earning her Ph.D. in Human Nutrition and Meat Science at Texas Tech University. Now, Dr. Leheska provides Medical Nutrition Therapy to individuals or groups through her private practice. She believes in educating her clients so they are equipped to make the best dietary choices in every life situation and are capable of maintaining their health for their lifetime. Dr. Leheska understands that each day presents new and unique challenges that can often limit our ability to make the best choices. Therefore, she continually works to develop new programs and identify a variety of tools that equip her clients in jumping the unexpected hurdles that pop up. With the abundance of nutrition headlines that flood the media everyday it is easy to become overwhelmed in trying to determine which recommendations to follow and which to disregard. Allow Dr. Leheska to guide you in the right direction and clear up the confusion as your trusted personal nutrition expert.