Melissa Lanes, MS, RD, LDN
Melissa Lanes is one of BSNC’s clinical nutrition specialists. Melissa is a graduate of The University of Florida in Gainesville, FL with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a Master’s of Science Degree in Health Education and Behavior. She completed her dietetic internship through Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. Melissa is commissioned as a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist within the state of North Carolina. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Melissa has previous experience providing nutrition counseling and education in many populations. She began her nutrition work in the public health realm, working with infants, children, pre-natal women, and mothers. Melissa believes in patient-centered, individualized nutrition, eating foods in moderation, and listening to your body through intuitive eating. She is passionate about helping her patients live life to the fullest by using health and wellness as a tool to achieve lasting success.
Outside of work, Melissa enjoys traveling, doing yoga, and cheering on her favorite sports teams. She values quality time with family and friends and exploring new local restaurants and coffee shops.
Nutrition appointments with Melissa are available at our Cary and Burlington locations for all BSNC patients.