Mindy Podolsky Owens is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition. She also has a certificate in adult weight management. Her broad and extensive experience includes nutritional consultation, designing and managing a nutrition consult service for a Chicago Health Maintenance Organization, developing a grant-based weight management program for childhood obesity at La Rabida Children’s Hospital, establishing and implementing a weight management program for a chain of health clubs in London, England, and managing a thriving private practice, consulting individuals and families on weight loss, healthy eating, healthy pregnancies and "creating healthy homes." Mindy has counseled obesity clinic participants in Detroit, Michigan, children with Type I Diabetes at the American Diabetic Association’s Diabetes Camp in Illinois, and patrons of the Canyon Ranch Health Spa in Tucson, Arizona.
In addition, Mindy worked at Bally Sports Clubs where she implemented and oversaw a pilot program offering one-on-one nutritional consult services and group weight management programs at local Chicago area clubs, in conjunction with their exercise and personal training products. Additionally, she worked with Bally Total Fitness, Inc. on the corporate level to formulate an overall Weight Loss Program strategy. Until her move to Los Angeles, Mindy was the dietitian for the University of Chicago Hospitals Executive Health Program, providing nutrition consultations to executives. She also presented nutrition seminars for GuruToYou, a company that provides onsite wellness services to corporations and for other events. Additionally, she was the dietitian providing one-on-one consultations to participants of a Weight Loss Program at a large law firm.
Currently Mindy is an Adjunct Professor in the Natural Sciences Division of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. In addition, she provides nutrition consultation to individuals and families to help them to manage weight, protect health and live healthfully. Mindy is the exclusive referral dietitian for many prominent pediatricians in the Los Angeles area. Mindy has a personal passion for food, exercise and healthy living, and loves to share her knowledge and experience with others in an ongoing effort to promote healthy lifestyles and positive well-being, and to create healthy homes!