Leslie-J.-Bonci

Leslie J. Bonci , MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN,

is the owner of Active Eating Advice – Be fit, fed and fearless! – a nutrition consulting company. Her clients include: The National Dairy Council, California Dried Plum Board, Gatorade, Come Ready Nutrition, Smuckers, and Douglas Labs. She is a nutrition consultantfor the Pittsburgh Pirates, Carnegie Mellon University athletics, the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Chiefs. She was the sports dietitian for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 24 years, and has also worked with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Nationals. In addition, she is the company nutritionist for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and a sports nutrition consultant to the WNBA.

Leslie is a member of the Whey Protein Advisory Panel, and is an ambassador for the National Dairy Council. She is also a member of the Monsanto LEAD network.

She is the author of Sport Nutrition for Coaches and the American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion and co-author of Run Your Butt Off, Walk Your Butt Off, the Active Calorie Diet and Bike Your Butt Off. She is also a blogger for Us News and World Report Eat + Run, and has a weekly television segment – The Winning Plate on KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Today Live show. Leslie also has a weekly radio spot on KDKA-radio.

She is a former spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has appeared on the Today Show, Dr Oz, and has been quoted in USA Today, Today.com, NBC.com, among others. She is on the Fitness magazine advisory board. Leslie has done several interviews on behalf of clients including The California Dried Plum Board, Kelloggs, SoyJoy, The National Dairy Council, Gatorade, and the Wonderfuls brand. She also does media training for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokespersons program.

Leslie is an adjunct instructor in the school of dental medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and lectures extensively at universities and corporations. She is also developing programs with chefs and master gardeners that focuses on helping kids and adults cultivate, investigate and appreciate a love for for cooking and gardening with Camp Delicious and Root Camp.

She will also be developing mobile training tables, working with registered dietitians as food coaches to educate and empower children, adolescents and their parents on treating the body right.

Clients

    • California Dried Plum Board
    • National Dairy Council
    • Kellogg’s
    • Wonderfuls brands
    • Gatorade
    • Douglas Labs
    • SOYJOY
    • IFIC
    • Smuckers
    • Cohen & Grigsby
    • Monsanto

    Sports clients

    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Robert Morris University
    • Point Park University
    • AHN
    • Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Toronto Blue Jays
    • Kansas City Chiefs
    • USOC
  • Media

    • KDKA Pittsburgh Today Live
    • KDKA radio
    • Today.com
    • Dr Oz
    • TODAY show
    • Today‚Äôs Dietitian
    • Fitness magazine
    • Runners World
    • STACK
    • Outside magazine
    • USNews and World Report
    • Eat + Run
    • Greatest.com
    • Prevention
    • Bicycling magazine
    • Sirius- Dr Radio
    • Men’s Journal
    • Men’s Health