ABOUT NUTRITION DYNAMIC

LIFESTYLE • EDUCATION • EMPOWERMENT • DIET • SUPPLEMENTATION

These are the five pillars that make up Nutrition Dynamic.

We are an all-encompassing unit utilizing functional medicine practices to instill Nutrition and Lifestyle Change to help you reach your potential. Utilizing a team of highly skilled Health Coaches, Dieticians, Medical Doctors and Personal Trainers the possibilities are endless when it comes being able to support our clients on their journey to take control of their lives again.

We not only take your symptoms into account but we also take you as an individual into account. We want to know what your daily life is, who you have around, where you are and what you think about. All of this plays a factor into how you uniquely need to navigate your own health and fitness journey.

By taking all of these factors into account we can get to the true root cause of is affecting you. Only addressing the symptoms without addressing the root cause while may work for a period of time will eventually fail you. This is why we dig deep and address the true cause of what is holding you back from reaching your potential. Utilizing functional medicine modalities, we truly take you as an individual into account and address everything from A-Z.

When you work with us you are never alone, you will be with a Health Coach that will be able to help you navigate the waters on your journey and help you sort through the mounds of misinformation that you may come across as you dive into the world of health and fitness.

THE PILLARS OF NUTRITION DYNAMIC

LIFESTYLE

Clearly something you have been doing has not been working for you which has led you to us.

Our modern day world is unfortunately not conducive to living a life which values self-care. You need to learn the fundamental principles that will allow you to change your daily life to support your goals and reaching your potential.

We recognize that this change is not an easy one as it often includes changing life long habits but with time, trust and the guidance we can provide it is all achievable.

EDUCATION

The idea that knowledge is power dates back all the way to 1597 and this ideal holds true to this day. While working with our time we will continually educate you throughout the process giving you the power to put the control of your own health and life back into your hands.

When you have the knowledge to see the misinformation that has been fostered into society it becomes much easier to see the light on the other side and make the choices that are best for you.

EMPOWERMENT

The feeling of empowerment comes in many forms. You will not only feel empowered from the education you receive but also from setting and accomplishing goal after goal.

You will find that this feeling of empowerment not only affects your health and fitness journey but also your everyday life.

As you begin to see your body and mind go in the direction you have been aiming for possibly years the feeling of pride, confidence and success will deliver you the empowerment you didn’t even know was lacking.

DIET

We as a society have been misled on what a proper diet is and what the word diet alone is; A diet by definition is how you eat, it’s not any type of dogma, macro split, or way of cooking, it is simply how you choose to consume your nutrients.

However, our perception of a proper diet to support our goals has been completely broken down and skewed to match a certain criteria or corporate gain that does not take you as an individual into consideration.

With the guidance from our team to feel empowered to trust your education and change your Lifestyle to reach your potential you will naturally adopt a diet that is appropriate for you and you alone.

SUPPLEMENTATION

There are times that diet and lifestyle alone can’t quite complete the journey ahead of us, this is when we pull in additional aids in the form of natural supplementation that has been highly tested and regulated with a background that is self-proving. Everyone needs a little help every now and then which is when supplements come into play.

Our entire team is here to support you through thick and thin. We all know personally what it is like to be in a position that is not what you desire for yourself and how hard the struggle can be to regain control.

However, with the help of everyone connected to Nutrition Dynamic there is hope and a promise that you can Reach Your Potential Through Nutrition & Lifestyle Change.

MEET THE TEAM

VINCE PITSTICK

FOUNDER & CEO

HC,CPT, FLT

Vince has been in the health and wellness field for over 15 years. Beginning as a personal trainer, and competition/lifestyle nutrition coach near Chicago IL. He began a journey of blending performance nutrition programs and functional medicine sciences 12 years ago working as a functional medicine consultant for Metagenics.
He has helped hundreds of Physicians in the midwest bring natural based programs to their office with the latest in natural technology and coaching to help their patients. Specializing in the areas of gut health, auto immunity, blood sugars, weight management, fibromyalgia, and pcos, Vince has helped develop programs that have transformed 10s of thousands of lives across the world.
In an endeavor to create a place where client centered, natural care was the priority of the practice, he opened Nutrition Dynamic in 2012.
They cover all areas of nutrition, everything from top of the line sports performance programing to disease management programs across the U.S. The goal is to impact world health, one coach/one client at a time. Nutrition Dynamic is now the largest 1 on 1 health coaching company in the United States.

However Vince passion to create change extends well past just the lives of his company's clients. His goal is to change the industry.
Developing a coaching institute to teach dieticians, nutritionists, personal trainers, and health coaches how to be the best in the industry called Metabolic Mentor University (MMU) in 2020.
Vince now is heavily invested in teaching the doctors, coaches, and dietitians of the future to change how future health programs are delivered forever.

TAMESHA CALLOWAY

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH COACHING

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While fighting her own battle with weight loss and depression, Tamesha Calloway came to Nutrition Dynamic in search of new beginnings.

First entering the Dynamic family as a member of Team: Alpha and competing in the NPC in Bikini, Tamesha soon saw there was more to the industry than social media had glorified.

Beginning as a personal trainer and becoming quickly intrigued by functional nutrition, Tamesha began studying and working towards changing the lives of those not living on their own terms.

Today, Tamesha thrives as our Director of Health Coaching by continuing to changes lives through nutrition, supplementation, education and accountability.

KRISTEN DEANGELIS

HEAD OF DIETETICS & EDUCATION MANAGER - HEALTH COACH

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Kristen is a passionate and enthusiastic Registered and Licensed Dietitian, YA Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE Personal Trainer, and Health Coach. Kristen has completed her BS in Nutrition + Dietetics and Exercise + Health Promotion at Virginia Tech University. She completed her dietetic internship at Ingalls Hospital, Chicago IL.

Kristen has worked as the personal Dietitian, for Joe Cross from the hit film Fat Sick and Nearly Dead, as well as worked for hundreds of individuals over the past 5 years as a Dietitian working as the lead RD for Tri-Health’s non-surgical weight management program, Kenwood Womens Center for outpatient nutrition, as well as lifestyle and nutrition under her private practice Kristen DeAngelis Wellness, LLC.Kristen has completed 2, 200 Hr yoga teacher trainings in both Seattle, WA (Iyengar), and Rishikesh, India (Vinyasa/Hatha), Yin/Meditation (Cincinnati, OH), and various intensive trainings under the ashtanga practice throughout the world.

Kristen is now located in Chicago, IL where she continues to teach yoga, provide nutrition consulting for various virtual and local groups, and of course serve as a passionate Health Coach for Nutrition Dynamic.

Kristen is originally from Boston, MA and loves being with family, friends, traveling, running, skiing, meeting new people and having engaging conversations. Her contagious energy and inviting personality allows you to connect deeper to achieve lasting changes for your health. Kristen’s mission is to have a meaningful impact on the health, happiness and vitality of peoples lives using food and lifestyle as medicine.

CASSANDRA SUAREZ-BECKER

HEALTH COACH

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Cassandra Suarez, MS, RDN, LDN, cPT is a Registered Dietitian, ACE-certified personal trainer and Nutrition Communication Specialist who believes food is medicine and healthy food should taste great!

Fueled by her own health struggles and a deep passion for nutrition education, she has held positions in clinical, community, research, and private practice settings, all centered around teaching people how to live healthy and fulfilling lifestyles by getting to the root causes of their health issues.

Her nutrition communication experience includes working at Balance Your Life, a healthy lifestyle campaign on the Tufts University undergraduate campus aimed to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors. She has also been featured in Tufts Nutrition Magazine, Tufts Nutrition Letter, Self Magazine, and Reader’s Digest, as well as having several scientific publications.

Cassandra holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science from Wheaton College (IL) and a Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics from Simmons College. She completed her dietetics training at Tufts Medical Center and has a Master of Science in Nutrition Communication from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy.

 

Personally, Cassandra loves nothing more than cooking great dinners and exploring new foods. She is originally from Boston, MA, but now resides in Colorado. She enjoys Zumba and turbo kick, relaxing poolside, cooking up tasty and nutritious concoctions in the kitchen (including presentation – e.g. cutting rosebuds out of strawberries), and meeting with friends over a steamy cup of tea or thrift store adventure. As a side note, she loves to travel and has visited nine countries, which has given her a new perspective on health and nutrition.

CAROLINE O’CONNOR

HEALTH COACH

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Caroline is a Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer actively blending her passion for nutrition with her love of bodybuilding.

Depressed, anxious and not comfortable in her own skin, she dove into the world of fitness head on, finding confidence and empowerment through weight lifting. However, Caroline quickly realized true achievement of a “healthy lifestyle” wasn’t found only in the gym.

In true Caroline fashion, she threw herself back into the world of nutrition, looking for answers beyond a pill to address her depression and anxiety. That was the start of Caroline’s belief that food is not only medicine, but also fuel. Fuel for an active, healthy lifestyle.

She finished up her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Dietetics from Miami University (OH), completed her dietetic internship with a sports nutrition concentration and then moved on to St. Petersburg, FL where she currently resides doing what she loves: health coaching.

Caroline helps her clients ditch the diets, become strong and confident, and develop habits to support a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. One of her favorite quotes is “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to START to be great.” She motivates and supports her clients to just START, because she realizes how scary, yet rewarding, that first step can be.

In her free time you can find her cooking up a storm, working out, and adventuring with her dog, Jayda.

SALLY BEITING

HEALTH COACH

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Sally played collegiate soccer, now she enjoys CrossFit and yoga. Sally is a foodie who loves to travel and spend time with friends.

Her passion is to help others break through obstacles, fuel their goals, and thrive by adopting lifestyle change and proper nutrition.

BETH BELL

HEALTH COACH

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Beth Bell is a certified Health Coach, E-RYT 200, and CPT. She has been passionate about fitness, nutrition, functional medicine, and longevity since she was a little girl.

After struggling for years with an eating disorder, gut problems, and adrenal fatigue, and going to practitioners in all areas of Eastern and Western medicine with no real solutions, she understands how hopeless it can feel when there seems to be no answers.

Through a comprehensive approach to stress management, holistic nutrition, supplementation, and movement, she empowers her clients to take ownership of their own healing journey and guides them every step of the way in order to heal the body from the inside out so they can create the life of their dreams.

BIANCA MACCONNELL

HEALTH COACH

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Bianca learned very early on in life that she wanted to help others on their weightloss and wellness journey. After bring overweight since childhood and getting no help from doctors, she got control of her weight and health on her own. She refused to be a prisoner in her body any longer and knew she wanted to pursue her best, happiest, healthiest and fittest life!

Having lost almost 100 pounds herself and kept it off for about 20 years, she became Certified in Nutrition and Wellness by AFPA in 2007 and has been practicing one-on-one nutrition counseling with focus on weight loss/management.

This achievement along with being a 9/11 survivor and having struggled much during that period in her life, Bianca has proven that she understands the challenges in life, how stress and anxiety negatively affects your health, and

roadblocks along the way to ones health and wellness journey.

This led her to pursue and build her own Nutrition and Wellness Coaching business, BUILT BY BIANCA LLC. After moving to the Greater Boston Area, her focus shifted to trying to help people resolve their health issues as that seemed to always come up when undertaking a weightloss program. It was then that she needed to dig deeper and found Nutrition Dynamic and became a Functional Health Coach!

Bianca is also fluent in Spanish and Italian and enjoys community volunteer work along with her husband. She is compassionate, an attentive listener and positive towards achieving goals!

SAMMIE GAY

HEALTH COACH

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Sammie is a passionate and enthusiastic accredited Exercise Scientist with a major in Cardiac Science and she has a thirst for knowledge when it comes to Nutrition. Sammie has lived in sunny Brisbane, Australia her whole life, but has roots in New Zealand and travels to the USA as often as she can.

She has been a personal trainer for 8 years and she completed her Bachelor degree in 2017. After years of under eating and over training as well as two bikini competitions back to back, her hormones became imbalanced and as many others, she gained a lot of weight, experienced crazy mood swings, insomnia, gut problems and just felt like she had lost control over her body and her life.

She became passionate about natural health and functional medicine through her own journey with hormones and her goal is to support as many women as possible understand that you can reverse metabolic problems and hormonal imbalances and get your body and life back and she hopes to make that journey easier for others than it was for her.

STEPHANIE WAGNER

HEALTH COACH

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Stephanie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified LEAP Therapist and Health Coach. She completed her BS in Human Biology with an emphasis in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Stephanie later completed her dietetic internship through Priority Nutrition Care.

Stephanie has spent the last few years working within both a surgical weight management and diabetes program. Through her clinical work and personal struggles with digestive issues and cystic acne, she realized the limitations of conventional medicine on its own. During that time, she was drawn to learn more about the power of functional medicine. She has since dedicated her time to continually learn about the human body so she can help others feel amazing! It is her mission to build connections with clients and empower them to stop just surviving and to start thriving.

Stephanie currently resides in Wisconsin with her husband and fur baby. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dog Riley, paddle boarding and cooking for her family.