Reshaunda Thornton RD. LD.
Reshaunda Thornton RD, LD is our in-house registered and licensed dietitian and owner of BetterVessel Nutrition. She specializes nutrition in the field of wellness and exercise.
Reshaunda is an alumnus of Stephen F. Austin University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. After relocating from Houston, TX to St. Louis, she pursued and obtained a second bachelor’s in Nutrition and Dietetics from Kansas State University. As a Licensed Dietitian, she primarily focusses on exponentially increasing health by changing the mindset of approaching healthy eating. The key areas she presents as the pathway to sustainable and attainable healthy living are:
- Strategy – How to prep and be proactive
- Diversity – Eating a broad range of food choices
- Creativity – Preparation and manipulation with foods in a healthy manner
Reshaunda understands that physical activity should be matched with the best fuel possible to feed our bodies, help avoid injuries, and optimize recovery thereby improving performance whether it’s on the job or in the gym. This allows her to build customized nutrition programs that will efficiently enable each person to meet their fitness goals. “Everyone is different, therefore so is their foods” is a statement that she makes often.
Also, she conducts nutrition segments on St. Louis FOX2 News biweekly. She has become the “nutrition expert” in promoting healthier living by displaying creative ways to eat healthy and educating the public on understanding foods and how they contribute positively to health. She also hosts seminars to enhance knowledge of how to apply healthy living to individuals and organizations that are seeking energetic and informative nutrition education.
She provides nutrition services in:
-Those who desire to eat healthier and couple with exercise
-Nutrition-related Seminars and Presentations
Her energy, enthusiasm, and approachability allows her to connect with a broad range of clients. She believes in empowering and bringing positive change to her clients by creating personal relationships in a supportive environment.
Credentials & Education
BS Nutrition and Dietetics