Danielle LaFata, MA, RD, CSSD, CLT
DB Nutrition LLC
Top Specialties: Food sensitivities, sports nutrition, gut health, micronutrient deficiencies
Danielle is a Registered Dietitian who earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and also has a Master’s degree in nutrition and food science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and a Certified Leap Therapist (CLT). Currently, she is working toward a certification in Integrative and Functional Nutrition.
In the first half of her career, in Sports Nutrition, she enjoyed tremendous success especially with the San Francisco Giants who won World Series titles in 2012 and 2014 with Danielle on board. During that time, she also worked with the U.S. Men’s National soccer team, traveling with them to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil. She also worked with the Arizona Coyotes Hockey & Arizona Cardinals Football teams to help upgrade their nutrition, culinary, supplementation deliverables. Danielle worked closely with the performance and medical staff to set up evidence-based recovery strategies and solutions through whole food options as well as smart and safe supplementation. Her duties when working with teams also consisted of working closely with hotel and team staff to create flavorful menus and strategic training tables that support the team’s training and recovery efforts. Also, during this time she was the Director of Performance Nutrition for the Pro/Elite division of EXOS (formerly Athlete’s Performance Inc.).
Now taking on a new venture she’s found a deep desire to also incorporate integrative and functional nutrition strategies into her practice. She’s committed to helping individuals achieve their best health utilizing the most updated tools, technology & research to do so. Therefore, whether you’re seeking help with sports nutrition, injury rehab, digestive issues, disease prevention, each client is individually evaluated by Danielle and provided with a well-researched and comprehensive plan they can follow to achieve their best self and performance goals.
Accepts Telehealth: Yes
Location: Scottsdate, AZ