How Vitamin D Impacts Health and Athletic Performance

by Shana Maleeff |   Date Released : 29 Feb 2012
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Shana Maleeff

About the author: Shana Maleeff

Shana Maleeff, MA, RD, ACE-GFI, received a BS in Nutrition from Penn State University and an MA in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University in Pennsylvania.  She works in the New York and New Jersey Metropolitan areas counseling clients on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle modification to help them with weight management and treatment/prevention of heart disease and diabetes. In addition, she is the expert nutrition columnist for, expert nutritionist for Urban Extreme — a world-renowned fitness program, and has been quoted in magazines like SELF and Cosmopolitan.  Previously, she worked as a hospital dietitian and as an adjunct professor of nutrition at Philadelphia Community College.

Shana has a lifelong passion for fitness and is a group fitness instructor at Crunch Fitness and Equinox — two of Manhattan's leading gyms. She currently resides in New York City and enjoys living a healthy lifestyle.

Shana specializes in coaching clients to change their behaviors for a healthier, happier life. She coaches in person, over the telephone, via email, and frequently conducts internet challenges among her clients to promote friendly competition in order to help them reach their goals.

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