Yasi Ansari, MS, RDN, CSSD
Yasi Ansari is currently working as a Registered Dietitian in Southern California, where she provides medical nutrition therapy to patients with a variety of health conditions (orthopedics, oncology, women’s health, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal disease). As a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), Yasi consults for dance companies and local athletic teams in both Los Angeles and Orange County. Yasi’s dietetics experience has also included work for USC Norris Cancer Hospital and for UCLA Athletics providing Bruin-athletes with nutrition counseling and education for optimal performance and recovery.
In addition, to working with a variety of clients, Yasi is a freelance nutrition and lifestyle writer. She writes as the monthly health contributor for FitBliss, as well as her own blog, “Spoonful of Yaas”. Yasi’s undergraduate degree was completed in Mass Communication Studies from UCLA and graduate degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Nutrition and Dietetics from CSUN. Her passion has always been to combine educating the masses on the topic of health through one-on-one patient care and through the media.
Yasi’s content and nutritional guidance has been featured on “Doctor in the Dugout” presented on AM 830 Angel’s Radio, CNN Health Media, U.S. News and World Report, The Las Vegas Sun and Yahoo Media.
Yasi is a Bay Area native who is currently enjoying the Southern California sun and loving to share her knowledge of health and wellness to patients, clients and large audiences in the community!