About- Andrea Young, RDN, LDN
Andrea specializes in: diabetes, cardiac, weight management, oncology & food allergies. She has first hand knowledge of food allergies. She says, “Growing up with a peanut and tree nut allergies, I know living with a food allergy can be difficult, especially when first diagnosed. I know that with my years of first hand experience and knowledge, I can help others work through their struggles with food allergies.”
Andrea says, “As a Registered Dietitian I believe it is important to continue with education and stay up to date in practice.The health and well-being of others is important to me and I enjoy helping people reach their nutritional goals.”Andrea’s philsophy: “Food should always taste good and I believe we should always enjoy the foods that we are eating. I feel the best nutrition we can get is when we go back to basics and enjoy eating foods that are natural and not overly processed. I believe we can have all foods in moderation and completely restricting any food is rarely necessary. Food and nutrition has always been a part of my life and I hope to share my passion with others. Nutrition is my passion and I couldn’t image myself doing anything else!”
Andrea Young, RDN, LDN graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics with a minor in Psychology. After graduating, she was immediately accepted into a dietetic internship in the Philadelphia area and became a Registered Dietitian!
She also worked as a Clinical Dietitian at St. Mary’s Hosptial in Bucks County until she decided to go back to nursing school! She has an array of experience in many different areas of including cardiac, diabetes, oncology, HIV, pulmonary, behavioral, nutrition support, GI, renal, cancer & pediatrics. She will be an amazing Registered Nurse as well.
Andrea particularly loves counseling! She specializes in: diabetes, cardiac, weight management, oncology & food allergies. Andrea says, “As a Registered Dietitian I believe it is important to continue with education and stay up to date in practice. The health and well-being of others is important to me and I enjoy helping people reach their nutritional goals.”
In Andrea’s free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, especially yoga. She says, “I always feel re-energized after working out!”
She also has a Lab Husky mix named Kahlua and enjoys bringing her on daily walks, especially to Peace Valley Park. Andrea also loves cooking with her family. She loves making home made meals and learning new recipes from her mom Mom and Grandma.