At Nutrition Works, we offer in-person and virtual holistic nutrition counseling. By examining how the different aspects of your life influence your eating and activity patterns, we suggest customized interventions that will move you toward your goals.
A balanced dietary pattern, regular activity, adequate sleep, and other self-care behaviors should be the first line of defense for optimizing your health and preventing and/or managing disease.
Ann Petersson, RDN, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN, LD) who is the owner of Nutrition Works! NH, LLC in downtown Concord, New Hampshire. She purchased Nutrition Works NH LLC from Hilary Warner in the spring of 2019. Ms. Warner opened Nutrition Works in 2001; Ms. Petersson is proud to continue serving the community.
Ms. Petersson’s experience includes roles as a clinical dietitian, behavioral health dietitian, campus dietitian, and outpatient dietitian. She enjoys working with clients of all ages, shapes, sizes, and genders to offer medical nutrition therapy for conditions such as hypertension, elevated cholesterol and lipids, diabetes, and more. Ms. Petersson and her team also specialize in disordered eating patterns and eating disorders, providing counseling to individuals, their caregivers, and treatment team.
In 2022, Ms. Petersson was awarded the Emerging Leader in Dietetics Award by the New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NHAND) in recognition of her competence and numerous professional activities. She currently serves on the New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NHAND) as Immediate Past President, and has served on the board of the NHAND in various roles since 2017.
Ann is available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at our downtown Concord office or virtually.
Kristen Jimenez is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). In addition to working with athletes and active individuals fuel for optimal performance, Kristen takes a special interest in disordered eating and eating disorders. She works with clients utilizing a non-diet approach, practicing from an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size® framework.
In 2021, Kristen was named Young Dietitian of the Year by the New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NHAND) in recognition of her competence and activities as a young dietitian in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms Jimenez is on the Board of Directors for the NHAND, serving as secretary since 2020.
Kristen is available Monday through Thursday in our downtown Concord office or virtually.
Kaidy’s experience includes working in both clinical and outpatient settings in a southern New Hampshire Hospital. Kaidy enjoys working with a variety of client populations, including: pediatrics, women’s health, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, disordered eating, and eating disorders.
In addition to Kaidy’s work in our practice, she recently accepted the position of Sports Dietitian at University of New Hampshire (UNH) where she works with athletes supporting performance nutrition, disordered eating, and eating disorders. Kaidy is also an Assistant Professor at UNH teaching sports nutrition courses.
After completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Kaidy Cornell went on to complete her Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science and Dietetic Internship at the University of Rhode Island.
Kaidy was awarded the Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Dietetic Intern Award. This award is given to one dietetic intern each year who has been nominated by his/her/their director or preceptor for outstanding performance in a dietetic internship.
Kaidy is in our downtown Concord office, or available for telehealth appointments, on Mondays and Fridays.
Passionate about helping everyone build healthy relationships with food and move into recovery from disordered eating and eating disorders, Monica Dunn is accepting new clients at Nutrition Works! NH, in-person or virtually.
In addition to Monica’s work in our practice she recently accepted a position at Dartmouth University to provide Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating. Monica is also an Assistant Professor at Plymouth State University teaching courses in health and nutrition curriculum.
Originally from the San Francisco area, Monica recently settled in central New Hampshire after traveling throughout the US for her education. Monica’s experience includes working with clients in eating disorder treatment centers as well as working with college athletes.
Monica gained valuable knowledge, experience, and accolades and awards throughout her academic career. As Monica was pursuing her degrees in nutrition and dietetics she worked for the school’s sports nutrition department, specializing in Olympic sports (e.g., women’s basketball, track, cross-country, swim and dive). For her master’s thesis, she researched the racial and ethnic disparities of body image dissatisfaction in college-aged women, as body image issues are the highest predictor of eating disorders.
Monica was awarded third place at the Southwest American College of Sports Medicine conference for her research regarding the new fit ideal internalization measure in the United States. For her master’s practicum, she created an eating disorder protocol based on the counseling she received while networking with Ivy League sports dietitians.
Monica is in our downtown Concord office, or available for telehealth appointments, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
Lauren Laufersweiler is the part-time Administrative Dietitian for Nutrition Works! NH, LLC.
Working behind the scenes, she helps create meal plans for clients, adapts recipes for a variety of preferences, and explores new tools to assist clients in meeting their nutritional goals. In addition to being a full-time mother of three, Lauren volunteers with the Cooking Matters program through the New Hampshire Food Bank helping families cook in the kitchen with a variety of low cost foods to make tasty, colorful, wholesome meals.
Check out her blog for family-friendly meals and nutrition tips at Happy Healthy Active.
When you meet with a Registered, Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist (RD/N, LD), you know you are meeting with a nutrition expert.
An RD/N, LD is a professional who has studied diet and nutrition at an approved college or university, completed a supervised 6-12 month practice program, passed an exam, and obtains required continuing education to maintain their RD/N, LD status.