Edith

Edith Yang, RD, CSR, CLT, FAND is a registered dietitian Board-Certified in Renal Nutrition, a Certified LEAP Therapist, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, cookbook author, and the owner of Healthy Mission Dietitian, Inc. Edith has experience working with a variety of patients and is passionate about all things related to food. She specializes in kidney nutrition, weight management, GI issues, food intolerances/sensitivities, diabetes, heart health, and general nutrition. Her goal is to empower people to properly fuel and nourish their bodies to live happy, healthy lives and prevent many chronic illnesses. “Healthy Alternatives, Infinite Possibilities!” is her motto and she enjoy helping my clients cultivate a joyful relationship with food and learn how to adapt and thrive on their health journey. She wants to empower her clients with the knowledge to know how foods impact their body and their health and how they can make realistic and sustainable changes to live healthy lives and feel their very best.

Do I Need To Avoid Foods High In Phosphorus?

Do I Need To Avoid Foods High In Phosphorus?

This post was written by Atziri Villafana, dietetic intern, and reviewed/edited by Edith Yang, RD, CSR, CLT, FAND. Patients with kidney disease are often told to follow a low-phosphorus diet. Unfortunately, most people do not know what phosphorus is or why too much can be harmful. A low phosphorus diet can be overwhelming to learn […]

How to Make Healthier Holiday Choices

How to Make Healthier Holiday Choices Family gathering at festive table

Family, friends & holiday traditions call for gathering around the dinner table all season long! While the holiday season brings so much love and cheer, it can also bring about stress over managing weight and chronic disease.  Routines are typically askew or thrown off entirely when it comes to holiday parties and spending extra time […]

Is Monosodium Glutamate Bad For You?

Is Monosodium Glutamate Bad For You? MSG powder coming out glass jar

This post was written by Wendy Chung, dietetic intern, and reviewed/edited by Edith Yang, RD, CSR, CLT, FAND What is ‘Monosodium Glutamate?’ Monosodium glutamate is known as MSG and it is a food additive related to the terminology “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”. It is very likely that you have heard about the effects of MSG. These […]

Let’s Talk About Bone Health…

Let’s Talk About Bone Health…

This post was written by Wendy Chung, dietetic intern, and reviewed/edited by Edith Yang, RD, CSR, CLT, FAND Hello, my name is Wendy Chung, and I am a current dietetic intern getting guidance from Edith Yang, dietitian and founder of Healthy Mission Dietitian. There’s nothing more that I like than writing and researching about health […]

Sodium and Kidney Disease

Sodium and Kidney Disease

Hi there! My name is Isabella Tsue and I am one of the Healthy Mission Dietitian’s mentees participating in a Registered Dietitian Mentorship Program organized by the University of Northern Florida. Throughout this mentorship, I have learned about the role of a dietitian and the Asian community and nutrition. Edith Yang, RD, CSR, CLT, FAND, […]

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month ethnic nutritious meal us by utilizing the plate method

Happy National Nutrition Month (NNM)!! This month was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) to promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits.  I’m EXTRA excited about celebrating Nutrition Month this year because of the theme!! This year we are CELEBRATING A WORLD OF FLAVORS!  This year’s theme focuses on celebrating different flavors from […]

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects over 13% of the global population, and 15% of the population in the US. That’s more than 37 million people in the United States (1 in 7 people) and over 1 billion people worldwide that have CKD.Unfortunately, about 90% of these people don’t even know they have chronic kidney disease(1, […]

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