About Romy Nelson
Romy designs and implements employee wellness programs. She specializes in individual nutrition counseling, health education and facilitating exercise and weight loss challenges. She speaks professionally at conferences and seminars on a variety of health and wellness topics.
Romy battled her weight as a young teen and college student. In her mid-20s, she learned how to eat properly, lost the excess weight. She participated in eight amateur fitness/figure competitions between 1996 and 2005 and is a three-time Ms. Fitness Arizona. She became fascinated with the science of nutrition, went back to school, wrote a book and changed professions in 2004.
Romy holds a Master’s Degree in Education, as well as an AAS Degree in Dietetic Technology. She is a NDTR (Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered) and certified fitness trainer (ASCM and NASM). She was Arizona Dietetic Technician, Registered of the Year in 2009. She is adjunct nutrition faculty at Glendale Community College and Central Arizona College.