about sheila

About the DIetitian


Sheila's passion for nutrition and health makes her approach to nutrition coaching fun and unique. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and certified health coach, Sheila loves helping her clients reach their wellness goals through modern approaches like mindfulness and breaking free from the diet culture. See the WLN philosophy to learn more about her approach to nutrition

There’s a time and a place to be serious, but there’s always a time to have fun.
— the dietitian

Sheila is the Registered Dietitian and founder of Wellness Living and Nutrition, a nutrition consulting company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earning a Bachelor of Science in both Business Management and Psychology and a Master of Science in Dietetics, Sheila has always known that she wanted to work closely with clients to help transform their lives.

As a former picky eater, Sheila learned how to cook when she moved away for college and began to try a variety of foods she never would have considered before. This experience opened her eyes to the way food could impact her health and mood, and sparked her passion for health and wellness. She experimented with every diet in the books and learned everything she could related to nutrition and health, but knew that receiving a formal education was a necessity to her career. 

During her graduate education and internship, Sheila kept an open-mind to the endless possibilities of a future career, but it didn't take long for her to confirm her ultimate dream - fostering relationships with clients and the community through her own private nutrition consultation.

Her approach to nutrition goes beyond basic food recommendations and expands to living well both physically and mentally, utilizing approaches such a cognitive restructuring, behavior modification, and self-manegemnt techniques to promote lifelong changes for her clients. Check out the philosophy behind WLN!

Sheila specializes in:

  • Digestive health
  • Inflammation/Inflammatory disorders
  • Vegan + vegetarian nutrition
  • Sports nutrition for runners
  • Nutrition for the busy professional
  • Recipe development
  • Behavior change
  • Mindful living and eating
  • Self-management
  • Cognitive restructuring
  • Non-diet/non-supplement approach

professional bio

Sheila Schlegel, MS, RDN

Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist | Master of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics | Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Psychology from Florida State University | NCCA Certified ACE Health Coach Plant-based Nutrition Certificate from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies