Roxana Ehsani Bio

Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics and a National Media Spokesperson.  She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 


Roxana is a media-trained dietitian, skilled at translating evidence-based food and nutrition research into quotable messages consumers can easily understand. She has been quoted in hundreds of national media outlets, including U.S. News and World Report, WebMD, Parade, Eat This Not That, Runner’s World, Eating Well, SHAPE, Prevention, and many more.  In 2021, Roxana reached an audience of 1.8 billion people through her media work, and for the first half of 2022 already hit 1.5 billion!  See below for a list of recent articles she has been quoted in. She has also appeared regularly on morning television shows in Washington DC, Baltimore, and Las Vegas.

Roxana previously served as a National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, spokesperson and on-air talent for Giant Food supermarkets, Monumental Sports Network, DOLE and the American Heart Association. She also served as a consultant to the dance contestants on the HBO Max’s reality show, Finding Magic Mike. 

Roxana is also on the Medical Review Board for Everyday Health and Health

Roxana has a strong background in sports nutrition, and has worked with many professional, Olympic, collegiate, and high school teams and athletes. She currently is an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech, teaching Sports Nutrition in Practice, to aspiring sports dietitians. 

Roxana is multilingual, having grown up speaking a mix of German, Farsi, and English with her family, and studied Spanish in grade school. When Roxana isn’t busy spreading food and nutrition knowledge, you’re likely to find her creating new recipes in her kitchen or running outside. Roxana is a lifelong athlete, and former collegiate athlete.

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