Award-winning author and global nutrition entrepreneur Dr. Sylvia Meléndez-Klinger is founder of Hispanic Food Communications, Inc.
, a nutrition communications and culinary consulting company.
It’s her Hispanic background that has fueled her passion for nutrition, which has led her to empower and encourage those in her community through the foods they make in their kitchens.
Understanding that everyone’s needs are different, Sylvia seeks to individualize nutrition, so that it can be a highly beneficial experience to us all during the unique journey we are here to live.
It has been through the study of nutrition and her experiences growing up in a Hispanic home, that Sylvia has realized the power nutrition has; the power to glue people together, no matter who they are or where they come from.
She is relentlessly passionate about helping people fall in love with the process of creating and enjoying delicious but most importantly, nutritious foods.
Sylvia is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and past chair of the Latino Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition network group (LAHIDAN). She co-authored a recent award-winning publication, the Hispanic Family Nutrition Counseling Kit, which was published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in December 2015.