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Rebecca Bitzer, MS, RD/LD, CEDRD

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Rebecca is an award-winning Registered Dietitian who is both a seasoned nutrition counselor and successful business owner. As a nutrition coach, Rebecca has been counseling clients with all kinds of eating issues for over twenty years. She has the knowledge and experience to provide both individualized and group nutrition counseling to clients of all ages and backgrounds.

She enjoys finding creative solutions to keep her clients motivated to make positive lifestyle changes and to meet their nutrition goals. She strives to continually fine-tune her nutrition counseling skills, sharpen her knowledge of dietetics and develop new programs to encourage the success of her clients.

She has written numerous newspaper articles, co-authored a textbook chapter in a Medical Nutrition Therapy book, and has been featured in both nutrition and business textbooks. She is currently on the leadership committee of Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders group with Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition (SCAN) and is a former board member of Nutrition Entrepreneurs, a Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and has taught classes at the University of Maryland, Columbia Union College, and Montgomery College. She earned her Undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Maryland in Food and Nutrition and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.

In 2014, she co-authored a workbook on running a successful dietitian private practice and was selected for Behavioral Health and Nutrition’s Excellence in Practice award for her work with Eating Disorders.


About Me

I am the owner of the largest outpatient counseling center in Maryland. We have 6 Registered Dietitians (RDs) and 3 locations providing individual counseling for clients of all ages with an array of eating issues.

As a team, we specialize in Diabetes, weight management, food allergies, digestive issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome, eating disorders, sports nutrition and overall healthy eating.

I am personally passionate about helping people who struggle with all forms of eating disorders. I have recently launched a new program called Empowered Eating to help clients in a more, structured, intense way to increase their success in providing freedom from food struggles. I am also a nutrition coach, providing consultations and coaching to RDs looking to start or advance their own businesses.

I am passionate about food, health and getting the most out of life.

In 2011, Rebecca launched the Empowered Eating program, designed provide hope for people struggling with eating disorders and their loved ones. Regardless of where someone is in their recovery process, they will receive the personalized care they need to overcome their food struggles and reclaim their lives. Rebecca is continually fine-tuning her skills and developing solutions to keep her clients motivated to make positive lifestyle changes and meet their nutrition goals. She helps her clients find creative outlets for expressing their feelings and working through issues related to food and tailors her approach to each individual person to encourage their success.

Rebecca is the founder of Rebecca Bitzer MS RD & Associates, the Eating and Exercise Experts. Rebecca has been a pioneer in private practice, successfully running her business for over 20 years.  Rebecca has been able to combine her nutrition knowledge and business savvy to create a nutrition counseling practice that has grown to three offices, 13 employees and features five, hand-selected, excellent Registered Dietitians.

Rebecca’s most recent entrepreneurial endeavor involved selling one of her practice locations to an ambitious employee who was interested in launching her own nutrition business. This transaction illustrates Rebecca’s dedication to the entrepreneurial spirit fostered within Nutrition Entrepreneurs of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and her commitment to a mentoring approach within her own practice.

Rebecca can help you fast track your business to success without piling up too much on your plate. Rebecca has successfully coached other Registered Dietitians and health professionals to take their businesses to the next level. Rebecca uses her unique style of creative thinking and ability to inspire talented people to make their dreams a reality. Since Rebecca maintains a large private practice herself, she has tons of practical, tried-and-true hands on experience.

Rebecca looks forward to helping other health professionals grow and expand their practices. To contact Rebecca for more information, please call the number above or send an email.