She is passionate about weight management and enjoys providing patients with the knowledge and tools they need to be successful long-term. She believes in individualized weight-loss plans and finds fulfillment helping patients learn to eat and move in ways that fit their own lifestyles. Melanie reminds patients that there is no magic formula for weight loss or a single method that works for everyone, but it takes hard work and commitment. She encourages her patients to make their personal reasons for living a healthier lifestyle a daily focus and to keep a written list of these in a prominent place for motivation. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nutrition sciences from Texas A&M University as well as a Bachelor of Science in clinical dietetics from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Melanie comes from an Italian family and loves anything family and food related. Her family enjoys staying active and they go to the beach, swimming or water parks as much as they can. They also enjoy going for walks after dinner and participating in church activities.