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Rachel Gargano MS, RD, CSSD, CBS
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Rae's Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread: When it comes to fruit, sometimes it becomes overripe before you get a chance to enjoy its tastiness.  The good thing about bananas is that if the...



I’m honored that you are spending time getting to know me and my business, RG Nutrition and Wellness.  As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, wellness coach, and board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, I help my clients reach their ultimate potential in health and wellness.

I have an immense passion for nutrition and how food affects our bodies, minds, and emotions.


Nutrition information is always changing, making it confusing and difficult to make confident, positive decisions about your health and wellness. By keeping a pulse on the ever-changing landscape of the dietary world, I work with my clients to fit this information into their individual lifestyles and sports performance goals.


Working together we co-create a journey that will transform your dietary thoughts and habits into a successful, healthy, sport-optimized future. 

I want to help you reach your sport and wellness goals. To provide the tips, tricks, and tools to help you feel great about yourself; make nourishing, confident decisions; feel more powerful and energized both during your training as well as during the day; reduce or reverse your risk of chronic disease; and help provide more focus and productivity in your life.


All while achieving your peak performance through evidence-based nutrition advice.

I know you can achieve all that you envision!

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Mindful Eating: What is it?: Eating has become a race in our society.  We want to get it done faster so that we can get back to work, get the kids to practice, or just simpl...​


I have been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for almost 20 years, and have run my private practice for the last 14. While my private practice is currently located in Contra Costa Country, California, I see clients virtually in most states. 

I coach people through many sport nutrition goals, from beginner athletes to pro Ironmen; and from simply feeling good while working out to overhauling your diet for optimal health and achieving your ultimate performance goals.  


Undergraduate degree:  Exercise Science; Skidmore College, NY

Masters degree:  Nutrition Communications; Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition, Boston, MA

Advanced degree/License:  Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD / RDN)

Certifications:  Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and Certified Breastfeeding Counselor (CBS)

Training: Wellness Coaching

The first wealth is Health.
— Emerson

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