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Andie is a native to South Texas, where she was raised by two loving and supportive Latino parents. She received her Bachelors of Science in Dietetics, Masters in Public Health, with an emphasis in nutrition and fulfilled her Dietetic Internship from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Through her experiences Andie has developed a strong passion for community nutrition. She has found that working toward improving the community's health and wellbeing to be an incredibly fulfilling responsibility and an important goal of hers.
Andie's experiences are unique. They encompass a range of diverse experiences; from academia (6+ years in Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker community research) working with different populations (adults, children, women), serving in national public health service (HealthCorps at Nuestra Clinica Del Valle), management experience (foodservice supervisor for AL!VE Wellness Center and Outreach Coordinator for Project Puente), and clinical nutrition services (Hayes Green Beach Hospital) are just a few. She is Nationally ServSafe certified, a current member of the Latinos and Hispanics in Nutrition and Dietetics group and Food and Culinary Professionals dietetic practice group through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
She is trained, and continues to train in the nutrition field and through much research and experience she understands the importance of good health and well-being. She is dedicated as the H-E-B Border Region Dietitian and helping her community achieve optimal health and reach their personalized nutrition goals. Through her focus of "taking SMALL steps for BIG changes" she has seen thousands of lives transformed. Andie, a foodie, works with her online blog with the assistance of her 6 year old daughter Aolani, self-taught cooking demonstrations, and community events to help empower, motivate, and promote healthy habits among her followers. She is a highly motivated Latina who values family, hardwork, and helping others.