Meri Raffetto is a registered dietitian and recognized professional in the area of nutrition and wellness. Meri is the founder of Real Living Nutrition Services® (, providing interactive online weight-loss and wellness programs. She is the author of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies and coauthor of The Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies, The Mediterranean Diet For Dummies, The Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies, and The Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies.

Since a child, Meri has always been interested in…well food. From baking bread with her Italian grandmother to perfecting the ever-coveted family spaghetti sauce recipe, food and the culture of food remains an important aspect of her life. Now as a wife and mother of triplets she is going back to her roots and using the Mediterranean lifestyle for her own family no matter how crazy and hectic life gets.

Meri has been interviewed and documented by media across the U.S. and is prepared to speak about nutrition and special areas of interest including the Glycemic Index, the Mediterranean Diet, lifestyle changes and life balance.

Contact Meri at: or 919-744-9595

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