JESS & WENDY
CREATORS & AUTHORS, FOOD HEAVEN MADE EASY
Nutrition * Wellness * Education * Cooking
Jessica Jones, MS, RD, CDE is an outpatient Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at UCSF in San Francisco. Jessica counsels hundreds of clients on weight management, pre-diabetes/diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, GI issues, wellness, and vegan/vegetarian nutrition. With a B.A. in Journalism from San Francisco State University, Jones has penned hundreds of articles about food, health and culture for publications like the Village Voice, Time Out New York, Buzzfeed, Self.com, and Today’s Dietitian.
Wendy Lopez is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist who is passionate about educating communities on plant-based eating, in ways that are accessible and culturally relevant. Working as a clinical dietitian in a community clinic in Port Chester, New York, Wendy focuses on disease prevention and management. She uses an integrative and individualized approach towards nutrition, health, and wellbeing. Wendy was raised in the Bronx, with roots in the Dominican Republic. When not catching up on the latest nutrition science, you can find her cooking, traveling, basking in the sun, and obsessively working on home improvement projects.
ABOUT FOOD HEAVEN MADE EASY
Food Heaven Made Easy is a nutrition lifestyle website that inspires healthy living in over 125,000 followers from across the globe. Created by Registered Dietitians Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones, this multi-media platform is home to a healthy cooking web-series, nutrition podcast and countless simple vegetarian recipes. Join Wendy and Jess as they work towards making this world a better place, one meal at a time.
WHO/WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
The patients who we work with. We're constantly inspired by the positive health changes they're able to make, despite their circumstances.
WORDS OF WISDOM
"Expressing gratitude consistently is linked with higher levels of happiness"
WHAT DOES WELL-BEING MEAN TO YOU?
It means being intentional about the people I surround myself with, and the choices that I make
WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF UNDER THE BAOBAB DIRECTORY?
We enjoy being part of communities that foster growth, education, and love.