Laura Coti Garrett, MS, RD, CDE, Founder Realtime Nutrition, Inc.
Laura Coti Garrett is a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator with over 25 years of experience in the field of nutrition. She specializes in health and wellness, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and glycemic index.
Laura earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Marywood University and a Master of Science in Nutrition Communication from Boston University. In addition to her role at Realtime Nutrition, Laura also counsels both adults and children about making better food choices in order to improve their health. She enjoys taking technical science information and "translating" it into practical tips for cooking, shopping and meal planning.
Laura has been a spokesperson for the American Heart Association for over two decades and has represented them in speaking engagements, media appearances and food demonstrations. She has presented at many health care professional conferences and exhibited at state and national meetings on behalf of food and ingredient companies.
Laura is a member of the American Dietetic Association and American Association of Diabetes Educators. She currently chairs the sponsor/exhibitor committee for the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Dietetic Association. A member of Dietetic Practice Groups (DPG) that include: Food and Culinary Professionals, Weight Management, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Diabetes Care Educators and Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists.
As the founder of Realtime Nutrition, Inc., Laura and her staff of health professionals provide marketing and communications services for food companies and PR and marketing agencies. The Realtime Nutrition experts work on nutrition and health branding and messaging for products; create fresh, accurate and meaningful content for websites, social media and print materials; act as spokespersons for speaking engagements, conferences and trade shows; and provide corporate and worksite wellness programs. Clients include: Natrol, Pharmachem, Kettle Cuisine, Block and DeCorso, Pompeian Brands, Dreamfield and Wellness Press.
Realtime Nutrition Staff Members
- Eileen Vider, MS, RD
- Corey Wu Jung, MS, RD
- Kathy Tigue, RD, CDE, MPA