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Meet Claudia Martin-Ayoade
MBA, MS, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Consultant, Speaker and Writer, Claudia Martin-Ayoade, MBA, MS, RD, was born and raised in Jamaica and her passion for global nutrition and education lead her to switch careers from Finance and Risk Management to Nutrition and Wellness almost 15 years ago.

Claudia specializes in weight management, vegan and vegetarianism, sports nutrition, food allergies, general wellness and disease prevention. Claudia uses clinical medical nutrition therapy to improve Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol.

 

Claudia is a frequent speaker and presenter of Nutrition topics at conferences, seminars, workshops and at Johnson County Community College where she is the staff dietitian for dining services and a Non-Credit Instructor. She has also spearheaded efforts to combat food insecurity by co-creating and directing the JCCC Meal Share program to assist food insecure students. Claudia also provides clinical nutrition consulting for a local hospital and offers private nutrition and wellness counseling.

She volunteers her time to give nutrition presentations at various local schools. She is a featured health and nutrition writer for the menopause lifestyle website called The Turquoise Years.com and have published articles in the Johnson County Lifestyle Magazine. Claudia strongly believes in using healthy eating as a means to prevent some illness and to cure others and champions diverse ethnic foods to help those that are not on the typical American diet.

She offers nutrition counseling, personalized nutrition programs, grocery tours, corporate wellness. She can come to meet you in person, via Zoom, or over the phone.

Memberships:

Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition

Kansas Academy of dietetics and Nutrition (Nominating Chair 2021 to present)

Kansas Nutrition Council (Treasurer, 2017 to present)

Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition (Steering Committe since 2018, Secretary since 2020, Racial Equity Task Force, 2020-2021)

United Community Services of Johnson County (Housing for All Task Force, 2020)

Specialties

Vegan/Vegetarian

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Food Allergies & Sensitivities

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Weight Management

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Sports Nutrition

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Diabetes/Heart Health