What does a true passion for nutrition look like?


Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE is the owner of Stefanski Nutrition Services in York, PA.  Julie started her own business in 2015 to focus on freelance writing and public speaking on nutrition and health topics of all types. 

Most of us don't lack available information about food & health.  In fact, the overabundance of ideas about the best foods to choose or avoid can be overwhelming and even harmful depending on who's opinion is the loudest. 

Most of us know what we should eat.  Following through and actually making healthy choices to nourish our bodies is where a registered dietitian nutritionist can really help.

As the Editor of Food, Nutrition & Dietetics for Nutrition Dimension, a division of OnCourse Learning Julie works to provide interesting and accurate continuing education courses to keeps RDNs, nurses, pharmacists, and fitness professionals up to date on nutrition topics.  Julie holds board certifications as a sports dietitian and certified diabetes educator.

Julie has specialized in gastrointestinal disorders and pediatric nutrition for the past decade.   Julie has written a textbookchapter on pediatric nutrition for the textbook Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses.

As Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Leg Up Farm, a unique facility for special needs children in Mt. Wolf, PA and Leg Up Farmers Market, a full service natural foods grocery store, Julie assists families to improve their health through good nutrition. 

Limited appointments can be made for adults and children at Leg Up Farm. 

Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition along with a master’s degree in Adult Education from Penn State.  Julie was an instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College in York, PA for thirteen years teaching a three credit course for nursing students.

As Public Relations and Social Media Chair for the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for eight years, Julie served on the board of directors for PAND and helped to create the #EatrightPA blogging program.  Julie continues to serve as one of three coordinators for the blog.  


As a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, Julie is one of less than 30 registered dietitian nutritionists who serve as the media voice for over 80,000 members of the Academy.  For media inquiries you can email her at jstefanski@oncourselearning.com