• Feel Better with Jennifer Hanft Nutrition Counseling

    Jennifer specializes in guiding clients towards sustainable choices that enhance overall well-being, with a special focus on pediatric and geriatric nutrition. She firmly believes in the transformative potential of nutrition to improve health and promote longevity. Jennifer also recognizes the significance of tailoring her approach to each individual, emphasizing a balanced and personalized health strategy. 

  • Berry Street: Nutrition therapy, covered by insurance

     Jennifer is an in-network provider with: United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna & Cigna

  • About Jennifer Hanft MS RD

    Jennifer Hanft has over fourteen years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. Her background in Medical Nutrition Therapy equips her to assist clients with a wide range of conditions, including heart health, diabetes, and polycystic ovary syndrome, among others. She is also well-versed in disease prevention and promoting healthy aging.


    Since becoming a mother, Jennifer has dedicated herself to researching and implementing evidence-based methods for feeding infants, children, and families. Her practical experience with her two young children has fueled her passion for sharing this knowledge with other families. Jennifer actively participates in the Starting Solids & Picky Eating Networks for Health Professionals.


    Jennifer has also specialized in geriatric nutrition, primarily working in clinical nutrition settings, both in medical institutions and home-based care. She strongly believes in the potential of nutrition to enhance health and promote longevity, following a Health At Every Size (HAES) informed approach.


    Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from James Madison University and completed her Master’s of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. In addition to her nutrition work, Jennifer teaches yoga in northern Virginia. You'll often find her spending time with her two young children in nature, tending to her garden, or experimenting in her kitchen.

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    Arlington, Virginia
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    Disclaimer: Jennifer Hanft MS RD LDN is a registered dietitian. The information provided by Jennifer, including on this site and in the Starting Solids workshop, should NOT be used for diagnosing or treating medical conditions. Consult a licensed physician for personal medical advice and/or emergencies.