• My Sports Dietitian: Eat 2 Win

    “Did you know nutrition is the missing link to improving sports performance? We are excited to introduce a 30-minute sports nutrition program that can be easily implemented for your athletes”

    Sports Dietitian

Reshaunda Thornton MS, RD, CSSD

Reshaunda Thornton MS, RD, LD, CSSD, is a sports dietitian and owner of private practice, BetterVessel Nutrition. Being in the wellness industry for over 10 years, her work involves specializing in nutrition for sports performance of all ages and athletic levels, individual nutrition consulting, speaking on media platforms, and writing nutrition content for magazines such as St. Louis Magazine and monthly, as the sports dietitian, in STL Kids Compete Magazine.

She has experience building wellness programs for fire departments, programming for multiple sports teams at Maryville University, sports training facilities, and St. Louis Surge professional women’s basketball team. She also has multiple collaborations within the health industry, speaking to corporate and organizations focused on wellness and nutrition. Since 2014, Reshaunda has affiliations with the local St. Louis FOX 2 News as the nutrition expert with over 80 segments. She was a recent 2019 St. Louis TEDxGateway Arch speaker, holds an adjunct professor teaching nutrition and exercise-related classes, and is the author of Play to Win the Food Fight. And lastly, she has a thriving podcast show “The Dietitian Against Diets”. In her free time, Reshaunda also dedicates volunteer hours to nonprofit organizations focused on empowering pre-teen girls in areas of nutrition, exercise, and self-affirmation. Her mixture of passion and expertise has allowed her to change lives in an impactful way as she brings energy and creativity every time.

Texas native and fitness enthusiast, Reshaunda Thornton has received two Bachelors of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in Biology and minor in Psychology, Kansas State University in Nutrition & Dietetics, and a Masters in Human Nutrition concentrated in Sports Performance from Logan University.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Owner of BetterVessel Nutrition with over 10 years of experience, specializing in nutrition for sports performance of all ages and athletic levels.
  • Sports and Wellness programming for Fire departments, armed forces, and university and professional athletes
  • St. Louis FOX2News nutrition expert with 80+ segments
  • St. Louis Gateway Arch TEDx Speaker & top 5 dietitian in St. Louis area
  • Podcast Host “The Dietitian Against Diets” & Author of Play to Win the Food Fight