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Reshaping “Healthy” for Tomorrow’s Generation


I want to eat healthier, optimize my weight and/or heal myself through food.


I want to feed my kids a healthier, more balanced diet but without the drama.


I want help feeding my picky eaters without the drama.


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Wholitarian™ Lifestyle

Malina Malkani

“I learned that for healthy change to be sustainable, people need to connect with the ‘why’ behind their motivation to change, and they need practical ways to make healthy new habits achievable and enjoyable.

Finding solutions and learning how to translate evidence-based science into relatable, practical advice quickly became some of the most satisfying parts of my work.”

Credentials & Professional Membership

Northwestern University

Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Northwestern University


Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University

Academy of Nutrition

National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

VA Hospital

Accredited Clinical Dietetic Internship at the James J. Peters Bronx VA Hospital

Board Certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Board Certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) & earned two Certificates of Training in Adult Weight Management (Levels 1 and 2).

Greater New York Dietetic Association

Member of the Greater New York Dietetic Association

New York State Dietetic Association

Member of the New York Dietetic Association

Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group

Member of the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

“Working with Malina helped me to improve my family’s food choices and inspired me to experiment more in the kitchen. I love to cook, but get distracted and run out of steam by the end of the day. Malina teaches you that planning ahead — even just a little bit is well worth it!” JB, Mom of 2, Rye NY

“Malina inspired me to get back to basics with my kids food and try again with some foods which I had avoided due to my daughter’s dislikes. It was wonderful to chat to Malina and be re-inspired! I loved seeing all her different lunch box ideas, hearing about what she feeds her kids and demonstrating easy to do and delicious recipes.” Izzy K, Mom of 2, Rye NY

What does Wholitarian Mean?
Wholitarian is a term I’ve created to describe a healthy nutrition lifestyle made up primarily of real, whole foods that are nutrient-dense, minimally processed, plant-based and as close as possible to their original state when first harvested. These kinds of foods are delicious, convenient, earth-friendly, and can help your body achieve optimal health.
What does nutrient-dense mean?
Nutrient-dense foods are foods that contain a ton of micronutrients per calorie. Happily, these foods also tend to be naturally lower in calories and higher in fiber and water. Leafy greens are a great example – low in calories and packed with micronutrients, fiber and water. On the other hand, soda and white bread are the opposite of nutrient-dense because they contain a lot of calories but few micronutrients. Choosing a diet of mostly nutrient-dense foods gives your body the tools it needs to thrive.
What are micronutrients?
Vitamins, minerals & phytonutrients. These tiny components of certain foods don’t contain calories but have a profound effect on the development and maintenance of your immune system, cell function, and natural detoxification and and cellular repair mechanisms that can help protect you from cancer and other common diseases.
Featured Blog Posts

Have a picky eater?

Picky   eating   strategies   at   work! Here is a way to strengthen the division of responsibility between you and your kids when it comes to feeding.⠀ Assure them they don't have to eat or even try one bite.⠀ BUT! Require them to come join you at the table for meals...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars - - cannellini or northern white beans (drained and rinsed ), pumpkin puree or mashed sweet potato (canned or cooked and pureed), sugar, old fashioned or quick oats, almond or hazelnut flour, avocado oil, baking...

Almond Gnocchi Salad with Mushrooms and Spinach

Almond Gnocchi Salad with Mushrooms and Spinach - It may be fall but it still feels like salad 🥗weather to me. Here's a warm salad recipe I've been working on that is hearty enough to eat for dinner and light enough to bridge the gap...

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