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Nutrition care for every BODY.

Nutrition is the foundation of health, but there is a clear gap in accessing trustworthy, affordable, and relatable nutrition care that actually improves health. Culina Health is here to bridge that gap with inclusive care that emphasizes science, collaboration, and support so you can transform your health and get lasting results. 

Best Online Nutritionists of 2022 & 2023

Very Well Family
Best Online Nutritionist with In Network Coverage of 2023

Winners of the NFLPA Pitch Day 2023

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Everyone should have access to up-to-date, evidence-based nutrition care. We take insurance so we can serve people in most states across the US.


Listening and working with you, not against you, empowers you to gain confidence in your health. We also collaborate with the rest of your healthcare team because it takes a village to get better health outcomes. 


Health is a human right, and everyone deserves to feel well. We respect you, regardless of your background, body size, or health conditions.   


At the forefront of healthcare technology, we find new and better ways of doing things, so you can focus on feeling your best.


Our care is always informed by the latest nutrition, health, and lifestyle research. We go deeper and make nutrition science more accessible and practical to your life.


The provider and patient relationship is sacred. We build trust by communicating openly and honestly with you about your health and your healthcare costs. 

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Meet our Leadership Team

Vanessa Rissetto, MS, RDN

Co-Founder & CEO

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Steve Kuyan

Co-Founder & President

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Tamar Samuels, MS, RDN

Co-Founder &
Vice President

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Kayleen St. John, MS, RDN

VP of Strategy

Robyn Ziemba, MS, RDN

VP of Care Operations

Stacie Velehraddky

VP of Product

Elizabeth Tallerico, MS, RDN

VP of Clinical Care & Research

Audrey Vital

VP of Channel Partnerships

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Mary Matone, MS, RDN

Associate Product Manager

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Meet our Registered  Dietitian Nutritionists

Meet our Scientific Advisory Board

Jessica Shepherd

Board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and Chief Medical Officer at Verywell Health. Dr. Shepherd is also a physician media expert for Good Morning America, The Today Show, Steve Harvey, and more.

Shika Pappoe

Board-certified in nephrology and internal medicine, Dr. Pappoe is the Chief Medical Officer at Strive Health. She completed her medical degree at Yale University, her MPH from Harvard University, and her MBA from Wharton. 

Benjamin Salter DO

Board-certified doctor in osteopathic medicine, Dr. Salter is an assistant professor in anesthesiology and perioperative pain medicine, and the program director for the adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Yevgenia Pashinsky MD

Board-certified gastroenterologist at New York Gastroenterology Associates. Dr. Pashinsky completed medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and her fellowship and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Patricia Davidson

 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and Professor at West Chester University-PA. Dr. Davidson has worked as a nutrition clinician, researcher, and educator for over 30 years.