Emily Buchholtz, RD, CDN, CSO

Background:

Emily Buchholtz has been practicing nutrition and dietetics since 2015. Emily has cared for patients at top-ranked New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Hospital in Manhattan since 2017. Prior to joining Weill Cornell, Emily worked at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and SUNY Downstate Hospital. She has presented as an expert to many organizations – including the United Nations on the “Impact of Obesity and Nutrition on Breast Cancer”. Emily earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Indiana University and subsequently completed a Dietetic Internship through the Northwell Health System. While working as a clinical dietitian, she has become fluent in proper medical nutrition therapy for acute and chronic illnesses. Clinical work has honed her deep understanding of the medical aspects of nutrition that she now uses to work one-on-one with clients.

Emily has been passionate about nutrition for as long as she can remember. As a child, she was overweight and unaware of the associated long-term health consequences. Fortunately, she was able to successfully lose weight and keep it off. Through her tough weight loss journey, Emily was able to develop healthy habits that she continues to practice today.  Emily’s empathetic approach to treatment helps to foster close relationships with her clients.

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Specialties:

Emily helps both women and men with:

General Wellness, Behavior Change & Emotional Eating, Weight Management, Vegan & Vegetarian Diets, Anti Inflammatory Diets, Cancer (including symptom management during treatment and cancer survivorship), Prediabetes, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Gastrointestinal Disorders (Constipation, Diarrhea, Heartburn, GERD)

Counseling Philosophy:

Emily believes that food is the foundation for many social situations and family gatherings; therefore, it is essential to develop a healthy and positive relationship with eating. She tries to impart to her clients that food is a part of our lifestyle and that everything is OK in moderation.

Certifications:

Registered Dietitian (RD)

Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN)

Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO)

Affiliations:

Emily is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Oncology Practice Group, and Integrative Nutrition Practice Group.

Personal Interests:

In her spare time Emily enjoys staying active, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. On weekends she loves to eat out at different restaurants and explore new foods. Emily’s favorite splurge foods are pizza and ice cream.

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