Shelly Malone, R.D.

Dietitian/Nutritionist

Author

Los Angeles, CA, United States

A progressive-minded dietitian, Shelly holds a B.S. in Nutritional Science and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Nutrition from UCLA. She's practiced as an RD in critical, acute & outpatient settings in various specialties.

Practice:

Registered Dieticians (RD)

In Practice Since:2001

Personal Private Practice, Online available

  • Author: INFLAMED: Discover the root cause of inflammation and personalize a step-by-step plan to create a healthy, vibrant life

Contact Information

AREAS OF NUTRITION FOCUS/ DIETS USED IN PRACTICE

SPECIALTY/AREAS OF NUTRITION FOCUS:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism/PDD
  • Autoimmune
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Eczema/Skin Issues
  • Endocrine/Hormones/Thyroid
  • Fertility
  • Food Allergies/Intolerances
  • Heart Disease
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Obesity/Weight Lo

DIETS USED IN PRACTICE:

  • Gluten-free
  • GFCF (gluten-free/casein-free)
  • Allergen-free
  • SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet)
  • GAPS Diet
  • Low FODMAPs
  • Feingold
  • Failsafe/RPAH
  • Weston Price
  • Paleo diet
  • Low oxalate
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Other Diets

Professional Background

Education, Certifications, and Training

  • B.S. degree in Nutritional Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Masters degree in Public Health (MPH) from UCLA, concentration in Nutrition
  • Graduate of VA West Los Angeles ADA Accredited Dietetic Internship
  • Board Certified Registered Dietitian, 2001
  • Certified Bioindividual Nutrition Practioner (CBNP), 2014
  • 100s of hours of training in lactation, human milk nutrition with special training in neonates

Professional Experience

  • Practiced in critical, acute and outpatient care settings in various specialties, including cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, parenteral and enteral nutrition
  • Author of INFLAMED: Discover the root cause of inflammation and personalize a step-by-step plan to create a healthy, vibrant life. Featured nutrition contributor for breastcancer.org's wellness site, breasthealth.org
  • Over 10 years working alongside esteemed clinicians and institutions in research, education and marketing in the medical industry; most recently bringing specialty feeding devices to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and raising awareness around increasing the use of human milk to achieve better long-term health outcomes for premature infants.
  • Founder of Clean Cravings, natural, organic allergy-free food products

BioIndividual Nutrition Training and Certification

N/A

Biography and favorites

BIOGRAPHY

A conventionally-trained, progressive-minded nutrition consultant, Shelly has spent over 20 years working in the health and nutrition industry. She holds a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from UCLA, with a concentration in Nutrition. Shelly has practiced as registered dietitian (R.D.) in critical, acute and outpatient care settings and is the founder of Clean Cravings, a natural food company. She is a Foundational Member of the Bioindividual Nutrition Institute and a Certified Bioindividual Nutrition Practitioner (CBNP) and the featured nutrition contributor for breasthealth.org. Inspired by her own diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and symptom management with diet, she is on a mission to help others understand and reap the benefits of an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Shelly practices in Los Angeles as well as virtually around the world.

MY PRACTICE AND NUTRITION PHILOSOPHY

Beginning my education and career in a very conventional-based system, I am passionate about shifting outdated paradigms to more progressive, evidence-based nutritional guidelines - especially as it pertains to the quality of food supply and food sensitivities. Inspired by my own diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and symptom management with diet and lifestyle, I focus my work on fully educating clients of the critical role nutrition plays in healing, while customizing strategies to fit within their specific lifestyle to achieve long-term success.

FAVORITE NUTRITION SCIENCE AND RESEARCHERS

  • Research on the microbiome
  • Research on autoimmune disease and management through diet and lifestyle
  • Research on nutritional therapy for cognitive/mood disorders
  • Research on maternal & early nutrition for premature infants and relationship with long-term health outcomes

FAVORITE AUTHORS AND BLOGGERS

  • Dr. Mark Hyman
  • Dr. Terry Wahls
  • Chris Kresser, L.AC.
  • Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

SOMETHING PERSONAL

  • I have 2 children, ages 3 & 8 - both with merciless amounts of energy
  • I love beach volleyball and used to compete on the professional circuit
  • I love to dance

NUTRITION WORK AND CAUSE-BASED CONTRIBUTIONS

Books

  • INFLAMED: Discover the root cause of inflammation and personalize a step-by-step plan to create a healthy, vibrant life.

Additional Publications

  • https://www.breasthealth.org/authors/shelly-malone-bs-mph-rd/

Selected Media

  • http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-25499/15-simple-ways-to-create-an-anti-inflammatory-lifestyle.html
  • http://prn.fm/the-natural-nurse-and-dr-z-shelly-melone-rd-06-21-16/
  • http://www.self.com/wellness/2016/07/7-fascinating-and-illuminating-books-that-will-totally-open-your-eyes-about-your-health/
  • Healthy Life Radio Interview: Nutritional Help for Behavioral Issues

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker: The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International Conference

Favorite Posts/Articles I’ve Authored

  • http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-25499/15-simple-ways-to-create-an-anti-inflammatory-lifestyle.html
  • http://shellymalone.com/gluten-2-gluten-what/
  • http://shellymalone.com/gut-check-what-you-dont-know-could-be-hurting-you/
  • http://shellymalone.com/gut-check-2-getting-back-in-balance/

Professional Affiliations

  • Foundational Member, Bioindividual Nutrition Institute
  • Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine

Volunteer Positions

  • Nutrition Docent, Beach Cities School District

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