"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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5 Steps To Reject Diet Mentality

Reject the diet mentality is the first principle of Intuitive Eating. Holding onto hopes about dieting or finding the perfect diet will keep you from being able to eat intuitively. Diets do not work long-term. There is plenty of research…

Intuitive Eating Is Not The Hunger Fullness Diet...So What Is It?

Intuitive eating. Intuitive Eating is an evidenced-based, mind-body health approach, comprised of 10 principles (we’ll get to those soon) and created by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in 1995. It is a weight-neutral model…

Can you accept your body as it is?

We live in a world that makes it extremely difficult to accept our bodies as they are. Our society constantly bombards us with advertisements and information that tells us we need to change. We need to look smaller, thinner, stronger, younger,…