Our Dietitians – Meet the NsN Team

Skylar Griggs, MS, RD, LDN

Registered Dietitian, Founder & CEO
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Skylar Griggs is a licensed registered dietitian and nutrition counselor specializing in a variety of nutrition-related conditions. Skylar has experience working in pediatric and family nutrition as well as pre/post-natal nutrition, eating disorders, weight management, cardiac risk factors including hypertension, high cholesterol and obesity, diabetes, and peri/post menopause. Skylar is presently a senior dietitian with the preventive cardiology division at Boston Children’s Hospital, the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Skylar’s previous work includes lead outpatient dietitian for the Renfrew Center of New Jersey, an outpatient center for women with eating disorders as well as the outpatient nutritionist for Pediatric Plus Medical Group in Queens, New York.

In addition to working with clients, Skylar is a lecturer, consultant, spokesperson, and media contributor. Skylar is the nutrition news contributor for Fox25 News Boston. Additionally, Skylar is also a nutrition contributor for Boston Magazine Online. Skylar also provides corporate nutrition consulting for a number of companies including SavingStar Supermarkets. Skylar’s personal blog Newbury Street Nutrition® offers nutrition and meal tips for busy individuals and families on the go.

Skylar received her undergraduate degree in Dietetics from Syracuse University and then went on to complete her dietetic fellowship at the Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Concurrent to her internship, Skylar completed her Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. Skylar is an active member of the American Dietetic Association, the previous Membership Chair of the Greater New York Dietetic Association and a member of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association.

Coco Ocker, MS, RD, LDN

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Coco is a licensed registered dietitian with a passion for helping people achieve their health and wellness goals. She completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Nutrition Science at Boston University and her clinical internship rotations at Boston Medical Center. She has additional experience working with clients on the management of high cholesterol, hypertension, metabolic associated liver disease, and weight loss. Coco concurrently works in Preventative Cardiology and Bariatric weight loss surgery in the outpatient setting at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Coco’s approach to nutrition is rooted in science, yet always accommodating to your lifestyle needs. She works with her clients to create individualized nutrition plans that are both achievable and sustainable. Coco is passionate about helping people become the happiest, healthiest, and most confident versions of themselves. She believes that everyone has the potential to live a healthy life, and she is committed to helping her clients reach their full potential.

Alyssa Costantino, Nutrition Associate

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Alyssa Costantino is our newest nutrition intern and a graduate student at Merrimack College on the path to becoming a Registered Dietitian. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences at Merrimack College in 2022. Alyssa is currently a second year student continuing her education in the M.S. Nutrition and Human Performance program and works as their Graduate Program Ambassador. Alyssa is passionate about using nutrition to help people reach their goals through creating sustainable and balanced lifestyle choices to promote physical health while nourishing their mental wellbeing. Through her dietetic internship rotations she has experience working in nutrition education, marketing and content creation, community agriculture and outreach, food service management, along with experience in clinical nutrition, research, and sports settings.

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