Jessica is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor with a passion for helping people to create a positive relationship with food. Obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tufts University and a Master’s degree in Food and Nutrition from Framingham State University.
Having 15 years of counseling experience, Jessica had experienced working with a diverse set of nutritional concerns; such as weight management, diabetes and other endocrine disorders, heart disease, gastrointestinal concerns, women’s health, cancer, food allergies and intolerances, and kidney disease.
She has created and presented numerous nutrition education events on topics such as sports nutrition for teen athletes, healthy eating in a hurry, weight management, childhood balanced eating, anti-inflammatory foods, easy snacks, the importance of calcium and vitamin D, as well as many others.
Jessica prefers a mindful eating approach to help individuals achieve their wellness goals. Promoting sustainable lifestyle changes over temporary short-term diets to achieve optimal success. She also enjoys meal planning and has experience with the Meal Garden suite of nutrition tools to further support her patients.
Through my regularly meeting with Jessica Roy, I have greatly improved my healthy eating habits via thoughtful meal planning, effective food shopping, informed food and beverage choices, realistic goal setting, and expanding my healthy life choices “toolkit.” All of this has been accomplished with Jessica’s expertise as a licensed dietician, her excellent listening skills, her sensitive feedback and coaching, her wonderful sense of humor and real perspective on healthy living, and her approachability and genuine commitment to her clients’ successful outcomes. I have met with Jessica in person at Waverley Oaks Athletic Club and (during social distancing mandated by Coronavirus pandemic) via telehealth. Jessica is always punctual, very energetic and upbeat, a personable and caring coach, and exceptionally kind. I wholeheartedly trust Jessica’s professionalism, integrity, confidentiality, and genuine commitment. I have spoken so highly of Jessica that my husband and brother-in-law have also become Jessica’s clients and have lost 30 pounds and 15 pounds, respectively, within a matter of months. Jessica’s knowledge base and wonderful suggestions have had a significant positive impact on our healthy lifestyles. At family gatherings, we often tease about “what would Jessica say.” I have entrusted my and my family’s care to Jessica, and I highly recommend her to anyone seeking a professional, licensed dietician who is truly devoted to her clients’ well-being. Thanks to Jessica, we have consistently met our personal health goals and have established a clear plan for achieving and maintaining weight loss and, most importantly, long-term healthy lifestyle choices. Thank you, Jessica, for being a huge part of our healthier lives. Our heartfelt thanks to you for being such an important part of our lives. We consider you not only our dietician but also our friend!
Client for 1 year
I have been meeting regularly with Jessica Roy for nearly ten months. (When everything closed down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the switch to telehealth was seamless.) Not only is Jessica a thoroughly knowledgeable, competent and creative dietitian, she is also a wonderful human being. Because food has always been a fraught subject for me, I greatly appreciate the fact that Jessica is never judgmental. Instead, she listens to my questions and works with me to come up with a variety of reasonable solutions that meet my particular needs. Her expert advice as well as her positive attitude, patience and sense of humor (not to mention the many recipes she’s sent my way!) have helped me get through these crazy times. I wholeheartedly recommend Jessica to anyone who could use encouragement to develop healthier eating habits, or who needs an excellent dietician for any reason.
Jessica has been a wonderful resource for me as I work to integrate better food choices into my daily life. I met Jessica at the Waverley Oaks Athletic Club. She knows the science about food and our bodies, but what I really like about her is her professional style. I never found her to be judgmental or restrictive. She asks you questions. She provided me with many substitutes for foods that I like and also skillfully guided me in how to manage hunger cravings and make better snack choices, too. My food shopping and food planning habits have improved. It helps to have a partner when you are trying to create and integrate better habits into your daily life. I recommend you give nutritional counseling with Jessica some consideration, because she can help you with your goals.
I have been working with Jessica for several months, both in person and via telehealth and she is great! She really listens to my personal goals and finds ways to help me reach them without pressure. She has tons of resources and recipes which have been super helpful. I always feel comfortable speaking with Jessica and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for advice regarding diet and nutrition!
Jessica has been meeting with me via telehealth throughout Covid to keep me on track with my nutrition goals. She offers great guidance on how to make long term changes work for you. It is very clear to me that her mission is to empower her patients to make happiness a priority while finding the right balance with food. Really enjoy working with her on my health journey!
"I have tried Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig and seen minimal success. I wanted to find a way of eating that focused on cooking at home with whole foods and would allow flexibility to make it fit my own needs. At the end of 2020, I decided I needed to seek a dietician who could help me figure out what I needed to be successful and feel healthier.
Jessica made things easy right from the start! In our first communication, she gave me the exact code I needed to provide to my insurance company to learn how many sessions they would cover. Armed with that information, I felt prepared to call my insurance company (which is always a daunting task). That interaction alone made me a fan.
We had a number of coaching sessions; talking to Jessica felt like a cross between talking a friend and therapist. She helped me identify patterns in behavior. Together, we crafted plans to follow when I encountered similar situations and following the plan would help me make better choices. I’ve implemented a lot of what we have talked about and overall feel more prepared to face my pantry and fridge.
I’ve been familiar with calorie trackers and food apps, but I’ve really enjoyed the tools that Jessica has introduced me to. I’ve also been encouraged to try new foods to help me meet some of my micronutrition needs. Overall, I’m thrilled for a new year so my insurance will continue to pay for my dietary coaching."
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