Yasi Ansari, MS, RD, CSSD

Yasi AnsariLos Angeles, Calif.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Disease Prevention
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness
  • Wellness Nutrition
  • Women's Nutrition

Ansari is the assistant director of performance nutrition at the University of California – Berkeley Athletics and is a certified specialist in sports dietetics. She provides counseling to student athletes through her private practice in Southern California and consults with coaches and sports teams at local high schools and universities. Ansari also specializes in women’s health. A freelance nutrition and lifestyle writer, Ansari co-edits for the Connection e-newsletter for the Academy's Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice group. Ansari earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California – Los Angeles and a master's degree from California State University – Northridge.