About

Hi, I’m maria

I’m a straight talking, honest-to-a-fault, big hearted hormone coach and DUTCH test expert and I’m so glad you’re here.

I know what it’s like to feel like your health is spinning out of control because I’ve been there.

At age 40, I went into perimenopause and it wasn’t pretty.

Perimenopause means massive change and boy was I changing! I was gaining weight, my mood was in the tank and most troubling of all, I wasn’t sleeping.

I knew I needed guidance, so I visited a highly regarded doctor in NYC. Although things got temporarily better, I continued to struggle, because I was only offered drugs and supplements to relieve symptoms.

At age 47, I was fully menopausal and things weren’t getting any better for me.

I could continue on...

… artificially jacked up on coffee and DIY’ing my health by hopping from one supplement to another without any guidance or I could do things differently.

I have to admit that prior to this, I hadn’t given much thought to what my 40s and 50s would look like for me. But it didn’t take too long to realize that I didn’t want to become a middle aged statistic where big bellies, non-existent libidos and excess weight is the order of the day.

It was tempting to stay on the DIY path by consulting Dr. Google but I knew that meant extending the frustrating and expensive cycle of trial and error and wasting precious time.

I wasn’t getting any younger and things weren’t getting better for me. I had to make a choice… pay now or pay later. Invest time, money and energy into my wellness now while I was still relatively healthy or pay for doctors, expensive drugs and long term care facilities later.

Instead of giving in to societal norms around aging...

I chose to be bold and radically redesigned how I took care of myself. No more blind faith in doctors who don’t have strategies for helping women stay healthy as they age.

Remember the first line where I said that I am ‘honest to a fault’?

Well here goes honesty….

The lifestyle redesign wasn’t always easy. But it was incredibly worth it.

I am now in my 50s and am in better health than when I was in my 40s.

my approach

Your 40’s and 50’s are a time of new beginnings, new possibilities and reinvention. But not if you feel like crap.

This time of your life should be your best years yet and I can help you get there. I use targeted testing, transformative protocols, coaching, and accountability to help you reclaim your health.

I have helped hundreds of women rediscover what it means to really feel great, be at a healthy weight and embrace this next act of their lives with joy, passion and an intact waistline.

my training

  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 2013
  • Practitioner Training Program, Dr. Sara Gottfried, MD., 2014
  • Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner Program, 2014
  • 3rd Age Women’s Health Certification, Burrell Education, 2015
  • Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, Kathie Swift, RD., 2015
  • Nutritious Life Certification, Keri Glassman, RD, 2017
  • Private Mentorship, Dr. Lindsey Berkson, Hormone Scholar, 2017

If this sounds like what you want, head on over to my work with me page.

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Maria sees local clients at

Riverwalk Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Center
665 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

However, you don't need to be local to work with Maria. Due to the magic of technology, Maria works with clients all over the world.
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(908) 340-6569