About Leslie Schilling
Through her years as a dietitian and nutrition expert, Leslie has practiced in many settings including infant nutrition, general pediatrics, 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 Women’s Health, BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, USNews, and HGTV. She is also the co-founder of RDs for Body Confidence, a non-diet and healthy body-image initiative for registered dietitians and nutrition students throughout North America. 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 coauthoring the book Born to Eat.
From the very bottom of my heart, thank you! Thank you for delivering an engaging presentation. Thank you for "turning the light on" for me. But most of all, thank you for showing me that it is ok to eat when I am truly hungry....without guilt.Jackie, National Conference Participant
Leslie Schilling Professional Bio:
Leslie is a master’s level, registered/licensed dietitian who specializes in disordered eating, sports nutrition, and weight management. 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 a guest lecturer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Leslie is a born speaker. She has been invited to provide nutrition programs and presentations to teams and professionals across the nation. Leslie also reviews and writes for local media, professional and consumer publications, and is a media spokesperson. Leslie is the 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.
Leslie 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 (BHN) and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a member and conference committee member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Leslie has been accepted into The National Speakers Association (NSA) and is one of the few Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) in the Las Vegas area.