Rita (Singer) de Freitas
Rita (Singer) de Freitas founded Red Apple Nutrition (formerly RED Dietitians) to promote the ways in which physical activity and proper nutrition can create an optimal state of well-being.
Rita teaches nutrition and educates people on how to lead healthy lifestyles by teaching nutrition-not dieting-for long-term weight management and disease prevention. A registered dietitian and certified LEAP therapist, she emphasizes the importance of how eating well, exercising and managing stress can influence the state of their physical, mental and emotional health.
Rita has a B.S in dietetics from Virginia Tech. She strongly believes in the promotion and integration of health, fitness and a balanced lifestyle. She considers herself extremely fortunate to have chosen a field of study about which she is passionate, and a career in which she can translate her passion into improving the lives of others.
Her primary focuses are:
- Gut Health
- Thyroid Health
- General Nutrition and Wellness
- Heart Health (High Cholesterol, Lipids, Blood pressure)
- Weight Management
- Specific diet needs (Celiac Disease-Gluten Free diet, Vegetarian/Vegan, PCOS, IBS, etc)
- Food Sensitivities