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Melissa Prest Bio

All You Need to Know

Located in Chicago, Melissa Prest is a registered dietitian nutritionist and board certified specialist in renal nutrition who provides medical nutritional therapy for chronic kidney disease and other chronic disease conditions, behavior change and nutrition education. Committed to forming relationships with clients looking to live their best life, Melissa Prest is always there for guidance and to reinforce healthy lifestyle habits.  "I believe that everyone should be able to live well and thrive.  Proper nutrition and disease management are some of the keys to success.  I want to provide everyone I work with the skills and tools necessary to live a long and healthful life."

Melissa Prest has been a registered dietitian nutritionist since 2003 and received her dietitian practical training through Loyola University Chicago.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics at Bradley University, Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition at Rutgers University.  Melissa is also an active volunteer and has also sat on a variety of professional boards in the Chicagoland area. 


For the past decade Melissa has been working with chronic kidney disease patients helping them navigating their kidney diet.  Melissa Prest has also been working as a health coach with clients around the world helping them make lasting behavior changes helping them reach their desired health goals.  In 2016, Melissa Prest became interested in learning more about energy work and healing and in 2017 she completed training as a Reiki Master.   

Are you looking to make a change? Melissa Prest is here to set you on the path to good health. Browse through the site to see the variety of services offered to help you achieve your goals.