Meet Jennifer

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Jennifer Haas, MS, RD, CPT

Founder and Director of  The Healthy Haas, LLC
Contact: jenn.h.haas@gmail.com 

 

Jennifer believes in the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away!” A runner and cyclist, herself, she encourages patients to enjoy an active lifestyle everyday while eating fresh, unprocessed foods to fuel their bodies and brains. Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from the PennsylvaniaState University before completing her dietetic internship at the National Institutes of Health.  A true Nittany Lion, she returned to Penn State to attain her Master of Science degree while working as the sensory lab technician for the Center for Food Innovation.  Jennifer joined Nova Medical Group in 2006 as the Director of Nutrition Services after moving back to Northern Virginia.

 

In 2011, she founded The Healthy Haas, LLC as a means of providing a comprehensive nutritional makeover that begins with a grocery tour and ends with empowering clients to make healthy, delicious meals that prevent disease and promote optimal health.  She partnered with Universal Wellness as part of the comprehensive weight management, fitness, nutrition, and support team in 2012.  She also works as a TNT Nutrition Coach and offers online counseling and webinars to help clients all over the world.  

 

She stays active in both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (previously the American Dietetic Association) and the Northern Virginia Dietetic Association. Her favorite aspect of being a dietitian is the interaction that comes from working with patients one-on-one in a collaborative setting with other physicians and specialists as part of the medical care team. She thrives on seeing her patients improve under her guidance and has used her nutritional knowledge to diagnose and treat difficult conditions in various age groups.

 

Her ultimate goal for every patient is to wean them off of prescription medications (or prevent them from starting medications) by changing their lifestyle habits! In 2013, Jennifer became a certified personal trainer and certified cycling instructor at OneLife Fitness. Come take a class or sign up for personal training sessions -- whatever your goal is, she can help you achieve it!