Maria is the founder of Top Balance Nutrition with offices in NY and Miami. Having started her career with a weight loss of over 70 lbs in 2006, Maria now specializes in weight management and heart health.
In addition to running a busy private practice, Maria is currently on the board of directors of the Northeast Chapter of the National Lipid Association and is the Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at the NYU School of Medicine.
Maria has been quoted in the leading national publications such as Oprah Magazine, Oxygen, Prevention, Fox News, International Business Times and Prevention. Maria's first book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Acid Reflux Diet was published in January 2012.
Maria's motivational approach has led to thousands of success stories. Her support and genuine nature is incomparable. Maria is thoroughy invested in each patient and there is nothing she won't do to help her patients achieve their goals.
Maria completed her Masters in Clinical Nutrition at New York University and her Dietetic Residency at New York University Langone Medical Center. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics(Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Weight Management, Behavioral Health, and Vegetarian Nutrition practice groups), the Greater New York Dietetic Association, the National Lipid Association, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. …