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About The Sage
Zachari Breeding, MS, RDN, LDN is a professional chef and registered, licensed dietitian in Philadelphia.
He started working in foodservice at the age of 13, attained his Culinary Arts Degree at The Restaurant School in Philadelphia in 2007, a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from NYU, and studied abroad in England, Italy, and France. He is now the owner of a personalized nutrition consultation and off-site catering company, The-Sage: Nutritious Solutions, and clinical dietitian of the multidisciplinary practice and adult cystic fibrosis center at Drexel Medicine. He is also the outpatient preceptor for the dietetic internship program at Drexel University.
Zach provides nutrition counseling and food therapy to those living with eating disorders at Hornstein, Platt, and Associates Wellness Center. In addition, he works with the Philadelphia Department of Health to conduct healthy cooking classes for soup kitchen cooks. He also collaborates with Philadelphia Magazine and Audrey Claire Kitchen to host 5-course tasting menus where he promotes nutritious eating to patrons.
Within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, he is a contributing author to Food and Nutrition Magazine and the Stone Soup blog. He is the chair of the Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition member interest group and the incoming chair of the Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition sub-unit of the Medical Nutrition Practice dietetic practice group. He has been acknowledged for his efforts in the field of nutrition and dietetics by being acknowledged as a Food and Nutrition Hero from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, receiving the “Unsung Hero” award by the cystic fibrosis community’s Wishes and Dreams organization, and the “Spirit of the Industry” award from his undergraduate alma mater. He participates in speaking engagements in cities nationwide and is also the author of The Slice Plan: An Integrative Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle and a Better You.
Kevin Klatt is a PhD student in Molecular Nutrition at Cornell University.
Kevin's research focuses on the intersection of 1-Carbon nutrients and lipid metabolism within the context of maternal-child nutrition and reproductive biology. His research use animal and cell culture models combined with molecular and biochemical methods to examine nutrient needs during pregnancy and the mechanisms by which nutrients alter maternal/infant physiology. Kevin plans to complete a dietetic internship towards the end of his PhD and continue on for post doctoral training. His current aspirations include research in the field of nutrigenomics and maternal nutrition. He has a passion for educating the public, RDs, and other healthcare professionals about nutrition and enjoys interpreting new research to provide the best recommendations that science can support. Check him out on his blog nutrevolve.blogspot.com.
He is an avid runner and swimmer in his free time, and enjoys cooking/baking that breaks out of the fat-salt-sugar paradigm. His past research at Johns Hopkins Medical School has looked at the effects of maternal nutrition on offspring gene expression and methylation; his current research looks at the evolution of apolipoprotein variants and breast milk/formula composition.
Kevin enjoys his role at the-sage.org and enjoys the dynamic that he and Zach have, allowing them both to feed off each other’s unique strengths. If you would like to contact Kevin, please do so through his email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alexandria Wolz is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist
working as a clinical dietitian for Morrison in New York City at a long term care/sub-acute facility. She worked as an adolescent nutrition educator while receiving her BS in food and nutrition science at Drexel University. Alexandria completed her dietetic internship through Drexel University at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania and Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Alexandria thoroughly enjoys working with the geriatric population and utilizing her dietetic knowledge to help people. She has a broad range of interests in the field of nutrition that also include (but are certainly not limited to) chronic disease prevention, cultural competency, renal nutrition therapy and sports nutrition.
Nathan Myers is a Registered, Credentialed Dietitian-Nutritionist with a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from New York University.
His areas of interest include clinical nutrition and nutrition for athletic performance and wellness. Nathan is committed to delivering evidence-based nutrition recommendations, promoting preventive medicine, and supporting efforts toward sustainable food systems.
When not researching, writing, or working as a clinical dietitian at one of New York's best hospitals, Nathan’s favorite pursuits include grocery shopping and experimenting in the kitchen, attempting to read everything on the internet, tending his avocado trees, and volunteering with youth programs. Nathan runs long distances when his legs cooperate and belongs to the S.W.I.F.T running club; he also enjoys yoga, hiking, snowboarding, and playing pick-up sports. He is a proud resident of the upper west side.
Nathan and Zachari met as classmates at NYU and have developed both a friendship and professional partnership since day one. Contact Nathan at his email address, email@example.com.