About Tina Fuchs, R.D.Christina Fuchs, MS, RD, CDN, a.k.a. Tina, is the President and Registered Dietitian of First Line Nutrition.
As a registered dietitian for 30 years, Tina is dedicated to keeping people well.
Her counseling practice First Line Nutrition launched in April 2010, where she provides medical nutrition therapy to individual clients. She is an adjunct professor, teaching nutrition courses at Nassau Community College.
Tina spent many years at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Manhattan, serving the Greenwich Village Community. As Director of Community Health Resources, she organized nutrition and health screenings for groups ranging from preschools to senior centers to corporate employers. She founded the West Village Community Supported Agriculture program, which has continued to thrive since 2000. She is committed to supporting local farmers and sustainable agriculture.
Her extensive experience as a speaker and nutrition educator includes one-to-one nutrition counseling, facilitating interactive workshops, weight control groups, and healthy cooking programs.
Her planning and management skills include coordination of large-scale health fairs and screenings for women’s heart health, prostate cancer and diabetes. She directed a New York State Department of Health grant focused on improving nutrition and physical activity options for employees at 125 worksites in New York City.
Tina is a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist and holds a Master of Science degree from New York University. She is a past Chairperson for the New York City Nutrition Education Network. She has served on the Nutrition Committee and the Wellness Committee of the Port Washington School District and is currently the Co-Chair of the Port Washington Public Library’s Health Advisory Council.
She has appeared on Good Day New York, and has been a featured expert in the Daily News, and other print and web publications.
The strengths of this company reside in the fact that the owner is a registered dietitian and expert in the field of food and nutrition.