Rebecca Bitzer is an award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who is both a seasoned nutrition counselor, professional speaker, author, and successful business owner. As a REBEL Dietitian, Rebecca has been counseling clients using a non-dieting approach for over twenty years; even before Binge Eating Disorder was an official diagnosis. She has the knowledge, experience, and passion to provide both individualized and group nutrition counseling to clients of all ages and backgrounds.
She enjoys finding creative solutions to keep her clients motivated to make positive lifestyle changes and to meet their nutrition goals. She strives to continually fine-tune her nutrition counseling skills, sharpen her knowledge of dietetics and develop new programs to encourage the success of her clients.
In 2011, Rebecca launched the Empowered Eating program, designed to provide hope for people struggling with eating disorders and their loved ones. Regardless of where someone is in their recovery process, they will receive the personalized care they need to overcome their food struggles and reclaim their lives. Rebecca helps her clients find creative outlets for expressing their feelings and working through issues related to food and tailors her approach to each individual person to encourage their success.
She has co-authored two books , most recently a workbook to help people nourish their bodies well without dieting called Taste the Sweet Rebellion: REBEL Against Dieting. This nutrition book is featured in the 2017 edition of the Gurze Catalogue, and has been the inspiration for the Mayhem to Mealtime virtual meal planning program, which was designed to make food simple again. She is on the board of directors of Nutrition Entrepreneurs, a Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is active with many professional organizations, including Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders (DEED), National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Academy of Eating Disorders (AED), and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp).
She was recently awarded Behavioral Health and Nutrition’s Excellence in Practice in Eating Disorders award and TD10: Today’s Dietitian’s Six Annual Showcase of 10 Incredible RDs Who Are Making a Difference.