"I believe that wellness begins
with a balanced lifestyle
and ends with a happy
tummy and a full heart".

Melissa Giovanni, MS, RDN, LDN, CEDRD

Welcome to Balance Nutrition Counseling, PLLC

We offer Nutrition Counseling, Eating Disorder Treatment,
Medical Nutrition Therapy, and more!

Nutritionist Nashville

Our Story

Balance Nutrition Counseling is a dietetic practice located in Nashville, TN. The practice was founded by Melissa Giovanni MS, RDN, LDN. Melissa is a licensed registered dietitian who believes everyone deserves a healthy relationship with food.

Nutrition Counseling

We provide treatment for eating disorders, disordered eating, weight and body image concerns, nutrition related health conditions and general wellness. We work with adults, adolescents, children and families.


Women’s Eating Disorder Recovery Group provides a safe environment for women to work on their recovery in an on-going process group. Our members make powerful connections, gain peer support and are reminded they are not alone in their journey.

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Balance Nutrition Counseling, PLLC is owned by Nashville Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Melissa Giovanni, MS, RDN, LDN, CEDRD. Our Providers are credentialed and licensed Dietitian Nutritionists. Our dietitians offer nutrition therapy for adults, adolescents, and children. We treat eating disorders, weight and body image concerns, general wellness, and provide medical nutrition therapy. We have two convenient locations in Nashville and Murfreesboro. Remote sessions are also available via web or phone. We understand that choosing a Dietitian Nutritionist can be a challenging process. We offer a free, 15-minute discovery call to all potential clients. During this call, we focus on learning about your concerns, and determining the type of service that is the best fit for your individual needs. Our Dietitians believe in approaching nutrition with a non-restrictive and balanced method. We offer a variety of options for one-on-one nutrition counseling in order to fit the unique needs of each client. Our personalized services include meal planning, grocery outings, restaurant outings, in-home cooking sessions, and more! As a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, our owner co-facilitates a weekly eating disorder recovery group in Nashville.

Melissa currently serves as the President of The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Our dietitian’s also provide specialized, nutrition workshops for schools, corporate retreats, company wellness events, and fitness studios. The Balance Nutrition Counseling blog, called AllthefoodsRD, is an informative resource created to help readers maintain a healthy relationship with food, exercise, and their body. While you’re there, don’t forget to check out our tasty recipes as well! We invite you to explore the information throughout our site, and hope to have the opportunity to serve you as your dietitian nutritionist. Check out our 5 star Google Reviews to hear what our clients have to say about their nutrition experience with us! We look forward to hearing from you!

5 Steps to Respect Your Body

We have made it to the eighth principle of Intuitive Eating: Respect Your Body. We’ve talked about a lot and only have two more principles after this one! So, what does respect your body mean? Respect your body can mean a lot of different…

How To Honor Your Feelings Without Using Food

We’re back today with Intuitive Eating Principle #7: Honor Your Feelings Without Using Food. This one is tough and takes a lot of time, intention, and practice. Just like all of the other steps in the Intuitive Eating journey it doesn’t…

5 Steps To Discover The Satisfaction Factor

Today we are back with the Intuitive Eating series! We are going to start diving into Intuitive Eating Principle #6: Discover The Satisfaction Factor. So, what is the satisfaction factor? Have you ever eaten a meal, felt physically full,…