We help you build innovative food and wellbeing products that sustain healthy people and our planet.

What We Do

We bring years of experience defining nutrition strategies for a variety of food sectors, including emerging food brands, food at work programs, fast-casual restaurants and senior living centers. Our work with employer-based clients have led to measurable ROI in improving food choices, health outcomes and reduced insurance premiums.

Strategic Nutrition Design provides an array of services incorporating evidence based, "best practices" customized for your product and/or foodservice operation. These strategies are sustainable, scalable and differentiating so that you can meet consumer needs and achieve business success...all while doing right by people and our planet.


Who We've Worked With

Why We Do It

We know what a difference maker nourishing, delicious food can be. It fuels innovation, creativity and collaboration; it's the foundation of health, happiness and a high performing team driven by purpose. We are also committed to climate change impact and believe the foodservice industry has an important role to play.  The same factors that support employee health are the ones that will help sustain our planet.   

Read more here on the business case.

Who We Serve


Food Service Management Companies

Strategic Partners (incl. Technology & Wellness)

Meet Alison Acerra MS, RDN

Founder, Chief Strategist

Alison Acerra MS RDN is a seasoned nutrition professional with nearly 2 decades of experience partnering with businesses, groups and individuals on their path and commitment to better health and wellbeing. 

In her role as a nutrition consultant, coach and educator, she offers an approach steeped in science and critical thinking balanced with mindfulness principles and practical experience.  Alison also applies a unique combination of strategic planning and project management skills to her work which have translated into measurable results and ROI on improved food selection, health related outcomes and reduced insurance premiums for the employers she serves.  Learn more here.

What People Are Saying

Alison is a world-class expert on nutrition and the insights needed to navigate these unprecedented times. I've had the honour of collaborating with Alison to build educational sessions both internally for our sales and leaderships teams, and externally for our prospects and partners. The experience has always been valuable as she takes a though leadership approach that we all benefit from. She is the ideal partner for any business looking to enhance its nutritional expertise and stay ahead of the curve with the timely insights needed to enhance workplace well-being internally and externally. 

--Kay Boamah, Formerly VP of Sales, Garten

"She has a natural sense for leadership and demonstrates an uncanny ability to point out the necessary considerations that matter in decision making. She is extremely knowledgable and offered keen insights when we were crafting our company's brand story. Her ability to juggle between creativity and precise execution made a great difference in the projects we did together."

--Mara Behrens, VP Marketing & Design, Chowbotics

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