Lisa Cicciarello Andrews, MEd, RD, LD

Lisa Cicciarello Andrews, MEd, RD, LD

CEO, Sound Bites Nutrition

My friends affectionately call me “Nutrigirl”.  Being Italian, food has always been central in my life. My mom struggled with her weight and my dad dealt with complications of diabetes. I decided a career in nutrition might help me understand the connection between food and health more clearly.  I will be the first to admit- I enjoy good food!  I am not an extremist. I believe in balance, not restriction.  I like chocolate and wine just like you.


My career began in 1990 as a clinical dietitian at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.  I became well-versed in illness, but over the years my focus shifted to wellness.  I picked up side jobs and gained experience writing, presenting and providing cooking demos through my work at the Nutrition Council of Cincinnati. After receiving my Masters at UC in 1998, I became an adjunct instructor and have taught undergraduate, graduate and nursing students. I launched Sound Bites Nutrition in 2008 to focus my time on health promotion.


I enjoy teaching individuals and groups, but also love cooking, developing recipes and blogging.  I serve as a nutrition expert for,, food and health communications and Phoenix magazine.  I have worked as a Brand Spokesperson and Media Rep.  In this role, I combine my health and nutrition knowledge with key product messages to help improve sales and increase product loyalty.  I have been on Fox 19 and other networks and am seen as a trusted, knowledgeable health advisor and influencer in Cincinnati.  Brands I have worked with include KIND Snacks, Applegate Meats, Litehouse Foods, Libby’s Vegetables, BODYARMOR, Keystone Meats, Imusa and several other brands.


I have been honored to receive a few awards including Ohio Recognized Dietitian of the Year (2017), a People’s Liberty Project grant (2016) and Ohio Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (2002).


You can meet with me by appt at Cincinnati Functional Fitness at 5005 Barrow Ave (blue building near the I 71 S on ramp).

Call or email for an appointment or program or 513-675-6780.  Calls will be answered within 24-48 hours

Some of the companies I’ve worked with include:


Proctor & Gamble

Ethicon Endosurgery


Kao Brands

Seepex Inc


City of Sharonville

Gorilla Glue


Merrill Lynch


Washing Systems


Delta Private Jets

Ohio National Financial

Original Mattress Factory

Towers Watson

Thompson Hine

KIND Snacks

Applegate Meats


Pepsi Co.

Kadant Black Clawson

EW Scripps

GE Aviation

Mt. Pleasant Retirement Village

Hanser Music Group

The Wellness Community

Saks Dept. Store

Mercy Montessori

Humana Guidance Center

Siemens Automated

Office Depot

Vega America


Perfetti Van Melle

Pro Vest

University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Libbey’s Vegetables
Keystone Meats

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