Gina Benci

Gina Benci

MS, RD, LD, CDN
4.50
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Specialties

  • Diabetes or prediabetes
  • Heart health
  • General health
  • Healthy aging
  • Women's health
  • Weight stabilization
  • Help gaining weight
  • Help losing weight
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Prediabetes

Minimum patient age

18 years old

About Gina

Gina is a Registered Dietitian for over a decade and holds a Master of Science degree in nutrition. She has an immeasurable array of education and experience in all different aspects of clinical nutrition. She prides herself on being honest, flexible, positive, caring, respectful and helpful; She also has immense problem solving skills, passion for her work and attention to detail which are extremely beneficial while working with her patients in order to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. The strengths, skills, knowledge and positive reinforcement Gina provides can facilitate an invaluable experience to her patients.

Approach to care

Gina is passionate about nutrition, food and how it can affect the body and one's overall health. Gina's goal as a practitioner is always to personalize as she does not believe in a "one size fits all" approach with her patients. She has a compassionate approach and is an empathetic listener; She understands that making changes can be difficult but they don't have to be when you have the right "tools in your toolbox" and consistent support. Gina believes with realistic goals and baby steps in small increments most goals are achievable and attainable and will likely create the longest lasting change.

Your first session with Gina

During your first session with Gina, you can expect a warm, supportive environment with an openness to be able to express any concerns you may have or goals you are looking to achieve. Together, we will discuss your lifestyle, habits, health history, specific dietary concerns and any obstacles you may be facing in reaching your goals. We will also discuss what you would ultimately like to achieve out of our sessions together and start planning some realistic goals to get the ball rolling!

Location

📍 Long Island , New York

Education

Bachelor of science degree in nutrition and dietetics from Long Island University. Master of Science degree and Dietetic Internship from Queens College. Certified holistic health counselor from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan.

Hobbies

Walking, exercise & weight lifting, biking, cooking, reading, listening to podcasts.