Melissa Szaro

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Arizona State University, Institute Of Integrative Nutrition, Elderberry School Of Botanical Medicine
Nutrition, Plant-Based Food, Herbalism
  • Melissa received a Health Coach certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and has in-depth knowledge of nutrition and how to use food as medicine.
  • She loves spending free time exploring new restaurants in her hometown of Portland, which is a very foodie city.
  • She has interviewed famous food personalities, like Gail Simmons from Top Chef and Dan Churchill (aka The Healthy Chef).


Melissa loves writing and has been doing it for fun ever since she could hold a pencil. Prior to writing for Alb Media, Melissa has worked as a professional blog writer for the Herbal Academy and copywriter for various clients in the health and wellness industry.


Melissa studied at Arizona State University where she received a B.S. in sustainability. She also studied at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and has in-depth knowledge of nutrition and food science.
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