My Story

Sonal is a Registered Dietitian and New Jersey State Certified Nutritionist who is passionate about working with individuals, families and children find balance in eating with an integrative approach. Sonal has a MS in Nutrition Education from Columbia University, with extensive experience working at top hospitals and community programs. She specializes in GI, renal and endocrine disorders, feeding/behavioral difficulties, weight management and eating disorders. She has gained extensive experience at Rutgers - Child Health Institute, NYU Langone hospital, NYP and Children's Hospital of New York. She brings in-depth knowledge and research-based diet solutions for various disease states while providing individualized counseling.

Sonal is founder of PNANJ, a lecturer at Rutgers University and mom of two super active kids. She enjoys running, cooking, eating, and sharing cool science facts and discussing Greek mythology with her children. 

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Our Approach

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

 

At PNANJ, we follow this mantra in providing medical nutrition therapies and practicing intuitive eating at every age and size. Our goal is to empower you and/or your child with the tools and resources to help you feel strong both physically and mentally. Proper nutrition requires a holistic approach, and we work as a team with you and your providers to devise a plan for whatever your medical concern maybe. Conditions we typically work with, but not limited to, are:

  • Gastrointestinal issues - IBS, SIBO, IBD, Dyslipidemia, NAFLD

  • Food Allergies - Celiac, EOE, FPIES

  • Renal disorders - Hypertension, Kidney Stones, CKD

  • Diabetes Management

  • Feeding/Behavioral Difficulties

  • Failure to Thrive

  • Teen Nutrition - PCOS, skin issues, sports nutrition, diet trends

  • Weight Management 

  • Eating Disorders - Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Binge Eating, ARFID

  • Pre-natal and Post-natal nutrition

  • Community/Group Workshops

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