Medical Advisor

Ayana Habtemariam, MSW, RDN, LDN

Ayana Habtemariam is a nutrition therapist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and macro social worker based in Arlington, Virginia. She is the owner of Truly Real Nutrition, LLC, a private nutrition practice where she empowers clients to give up dieting in exchange for trusting their bodies and breaking free from food rules that result in feelings of failure and shame.


  • Morgan State University, BS
  • Temple University, MSW


  • Registered Dietitian
  • Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

Professional Accomplishments

  • Completed dietetic internship at the University of Delaware
  • On the Board of Directors for the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)



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