Reshaunda Thornton is the owner of BetterVessel Nutrition. She is a Registered Dietitian who is also board certified in sports nutrition. Her company primarily focus on increasing health by changing the mindset of approaching healthy eating. The key areas she presents as the pathway to sustainable and attainable healthy living are:
- Strategy – How to prep and be proactive
- Diversity – Eating a broad range of food choices
- Creativity – Preparation and manipulation with foods in a healthy manner
Throughout her life, she has been involved in athletics as a basketball player which has led to her interest in nutrition in the field of sports and exercise. She is passionate about physical activity at every level, and emphasizes the importance of proper nutrition. Her belief is that nutrition is the essential key to fueling and feeding our bodies appropriately, helping to avoid injuries, and optimizing recovery.
Her private practice provides nutrition consultation by customizing nutrition to her clients. She is also a public speaker and empowers those to take control of their health and knowing how to do it properly. She focus on areas such as: weight loss/management, sports-related, medical-related nutrition, and for people who desire to eat healthier and couple that with exercise. Reshaunda’s company has expanded and collaborated with the listed fitness centers in St. Louis, where she provides nutritional services to members.
- Anytime Fitness- Webster-Groves, MO
- Evolve Personal Fitness- Crestwood, MO
- Complete Supplements and Fitness Center- Maryland Heights, MO
- Complete Fitness Results- Webster Groves, MO
- TFW Central – Webster Groves, MO
She has been the nutrtion expert on Fox2News St. Louis AM Show since 2014. She had expanded her business to areas of corporate wellness and motivational speaking in regards to healthy lifestyles.
She is an alumni of Stephen F. Austin University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. She pursued and obtained a second bachelor’s in Nutrition and Dietetics from Kansas State University. Currently she is attending Logan University to obtain her MS in Human Nutrition and Performance.
Reshaunda is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and DPGs: Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) and Nutrition Entrepreneurs subgroups. She also holds her Personal Trainer certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). She has been a personal trainer for over 10 years. She is couples the two most important aspects of improving health; Nutrition and Exercise. Her energy, enthusiasm, and approach-ability allows her to connect with a broad range of clients. She also believes in empowering her clients to make the healthiest choices to improve their life and reach their goals.