Robert Iafelice, MS, RD, LDN is a functional nutritionist and freelance medical writer. He is the author of “Hold On to Your Muscle, Be Free of Disease,” a unique perspective on wellness and disease in the context of muscle health. Prior to writing his first book, Robert contributed several chapters to the 6th edition of Disease Prevention and Treatment, a medical reference book of evidence-based protocols to combat the diseases of aging. He has also written continuing education programs for nutrition professionals, including “Intermittent Fasting: Evidence-Based Approaches to Optimized Health and Disease Resistance” and “Clinical Strategies to Combat Food Allergies and Intolerances.”
Robert received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Master of Science degree in Nutrition Science from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Most of his experience as a practicing registered dietitian was in the field of integrative/functional medicine with a focus on food allergy.
Robert’s diverse background also includes extensive experience in fitness/wellness as a gym owner, university nutrition instructor, health educator in the nutraceuticals industry, and oncology. As a fitness enthusiast, he competes in Masters track & field events