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Emily Braaten, BS, BA

Emily Braaten, BS, BA received a joint degree in Nutrition and Spanish from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill).  She’s currently a M.S. Nutrition and Public Health candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City.  This fall, she will begin her dietetic internship and work towards becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.  She hopes to follow any new interests sparked by the internship before affecting change in policy and structured environments.  Emily has worked with a variety of nutritionally focused organizations, including Stronger Health Fitness, Compass Nutrition, Art & Healthy Living programs, and Harlem Grown.  Her nutritional philosophy emphasizes whole foods, mindful eating, and personalized approaches to food and fitness.  Find her on Twitter at @emilydbraaten.