Through her years as a dietitian and nutrition expert, Leslie has practiced in many settings including research, infant nutrition, general pediatrics, sports facilities, and children with special health care needs. In addition, she focuses her own private practice on counseling families, those of all ages with disordered eating issues, and professional athletes and performers. With her warm, compassionate, and entertaining personality, Leslie been featured in media outlets like Women’s Health, Self, Pregnancy Magazine, The Yoga Journal, BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, USNews, and HGTV.
She owns Schilling Nutrition, a private nutrition and wellness coaching business, and an online dinner menu planning service. When she’s not counseling, writing, cooking, or hanging out with her family; you can find Leslie using her social media channels and speaking platforms to deliver science-based, non-diet lifestyle and wellness messages with a dash of humor. Her most recent endeavor was creating and co-authoring the book Born to Eat.
Leslie's Professional Bio
Leslie is a Master’s level, registered dietitian who specializes in disordered eating, sports nutrition, family nutrition, and weight concerns. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees both from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Leslie has worked with recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes and performers. She has worked across many practice settings including nutrition research, acute care and outpatient pediatrics, adult and pediatric weight concerns, as well as in recreational and professional athletic training facilities. Leslie has served as an adjunct instructor in the Graduate Nutrition Program at the University of Memphis and as a guest lecturer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), the International Federation or Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD), the Collegiate & Professional Sport's Dietitian's Association (CPSDA), and the Behavioral Health Nutrition and Pediatric Nutrition Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Leslie is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a former committee member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). She is a specialist in sports dietetics and is the only Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and supervisor (CEDRD-S) in Southern Nevada.
Leslie has been accepted into The National Speakers Association (NSA) and has been invited to provide nutrition programs and presentations to teams and professionals across the nation. Leslie reviews and writes for national media outlets like US News & World Report, professional and consumer publications, and is an expert influencer. She is also the creator and coauthor of the book Born To Eat (Skyhorse 2017) and the owner of Schilling Nutrition, LLC, a private nutrition consulting practice, in Las Vegas, NV.