Registered Dietician Ilana Muhlstein on Wellness for Realists

Obesity and Overweight are ravaging the USA with more than 1 in 4 adults at or above the obesity level. In 2013 Obesity was officially classified as a disease. On this Episode, Christian Cristiano and Ilana Muhlsein will help you to overcome or avoid the pitfalls of obesity and overweight.

Ilana Muhlstein Bio

Ilana Muhlstein, R.D., is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Private Practice in Los Angeles. She also works at UCLA where she meets with occupational health patients and leads the Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP). Ilana also acts as a nutrition consultant for several companies including Whole Foods Market, Curves, H2 Wellness Inc., and RIPE. In addition she is a certified group fitness and yoga instructor and teaches yoga as well as delivers cooking demonstrations at Whole Foods Market locations. Ilana is also a contributing writer/ researcher for many publications including Hungry Girl Survival Guides, the Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, and The Jewish Home.

Ilana completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Maryland and her Clinical Dietetic Internship through City of Hope Medical Center (rated top 15 cancer hospitals by U.S. News and World Report 2013). She is also currently finishing up her Masters of Science degree in Nutrition from North Eastern University. She is a proud member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association), Los Angeles Dietetics Association (LAD), Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) practice groups.

Along with conducting nutrition counseling sessions in her private practice and with UCLA, Ilana works as a consultant for businesses and schools where she helps organize nutritious and delicious meal plans, delivers seminars and workshops and other related projects. Ilana also contributes her nutrition knowledge and expertise in online sites such as and

Her own 75-pound weight loss transformation also gives Ilana the cutting edge in weight loss counseling. She has a unique framework for overcoming weight plateaus, revving up slow moving metabolisms and ensuring a healthy weight maintenance for many years to come.