Melissa Nieves, LND Title: Dietitian Education: University of Puerto Rico Expertise: Intuitive Eating, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease Founder of the Fad Free Nutrition Blog and Nutrition al Grano websites Experience Melissa Nieves, LND, RD, is a registered dietitian with Practical Nutrition, LLC. She also works as a bilingual telehealth dietitian for Vida Health Program. Education Melissa earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics and her master’s degree in public health from the University of Puerto Rico. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.