Press and Media Partnerships

Appearing on the Today Show twice a month, Culina Health CEO Vanessa Rissetto, MS, RDN, is the most recognizable nutrition expert in the U.S. We also share nutrition advice in various national publications, and endorse products and services that meet our standards.

Award-Winning Care

Best Overall Online Nutritionists 2022 & 2023 - Shape Magazine
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Best Nutritionists, In-Network Coverage 2022 & 2023 - VeryWell Health
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NFL Players Association Pitch Day 2023 Winner - NFLPA
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Our Co-Founders

Vanessa Rissetto
MS, RDN

Vanessa champions the mission of making nutrition care accessible to all as the CEO and co-founder of Culina Health. She is a regular on The Today Show and an audience-favorite on the podcast circuit, sharing her uniquely approachable science-backed perspectives on food.

Tamar Samuels
MS, RDN

Tamar's unique approach to personalized nutrition care pulls from her background in clinical nutrition, psychology, and coaching science. She has been featured in Chowhound, HuffPost, Prevention, PopSugar, Women's Health, Shape, Insider, and The Tamron Hall Show.

In 2020, registered dietitians Vanessa Rissetto and Tamar Samuels were running separate private practices when they realized they could make a bigger impact together in one of the fastest-growing, highest-need areas of healthcare. Driven by their shared commitment to providing inclusive and accessible nutrition care, they started Culina Health. 

Our Impact

7,500+

patients served

4.9/5*

patient rating

600+

referring physicians

200+

healthcare partners

70+

registered dietitians

7.1M

covered lives

We’re on a mission to make clinical nutrition accessible and sustainable for all

Recent Articles, Podcasts, and Appearances

Tamar Samuels MS, RD, CDN | Making Personalized Nutrition Accessible
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Ep 203 - Change the Way You Eat with Vanessa Rissetto 
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11 Healthy Hispanic Foods You Should Be Eating, with Tanya Bernard, RDN

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Keep Back-To-School Meal Prep Simple With 3 Dietitian-Approved Recipes

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These Are the 10 ‘Perfect Proteins,’ Says a Nutrition Expert

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162: Hustle & Nourish: Optimize Your Diet for Peak Productivity w/ Vanessa Rissetto

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Fresh Food Fast: Chickpea Tomato Salad with Feta by Vanessa Rissetto, MS, RD, CDN

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How to Raise Venture Capital as a Black Woman

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The Whole View, Season 3 Ep 44: Disordered & Emotional Eating W/ Tamar Samuels, Rd

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The Myth of Healthy Eating with Christina Chaey and Vanessa Rissetto

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The 5 Best High-Fiber Foods for Diabetes, According to a Dietitian

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Lemon Juice In Your Coffee For Weight Loss? Nutritionist Debunks Diet Trends

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