Meet the Dietitians
NICOLE MASLAR RDN LDN
Nicole is the owner and founder of Pyramid Nutrition Services, which she started in 2000. After spending a little over a year working as a corporate dietitian at the beginning of her career, traveling everywhere from New Jersey to California thus spending most of her time away from her family. Nicole started looking for a better alternative. Pyramid Nutrition Services has grown from a staff of one to a team of dietitians that provide both individual nutrition counseling as well as consultant dietitian services to long-term care, assisted living, and senior centers.
Nicole enjoys being a dietitian because she wants to help make a difference in the lives of people through health, wellness, and prevention. She believes that every small change in behavior or habit makes a big difference in enhancing one's life. Her areas of interest and specialties are weight management, bariatric counseling, eating disorders, Celiac disease, kidney disease, and cardiac disease. She is also a FODMAP certified provider by Monash University as of 2019.
Nicole received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Western New England College, her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Life University graduating Magna Cum Laude and completed her dietetic internship at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia.
Outside of the office, Nicole enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel, biking, and baseball!
KELSEY BAUMGARTEN RDN LDN
Kelsey received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston.
Since becoming a dietitian, Kelsey has worked as a clinical dietitian at MGH and long term care centers, and as a farmer and farm-to-table cook in Vermont. Working on a farm gave Kelsey a fresh perspective on the value of local foods, and the joy and nourishment of farm-fresh meals.
Kelsey’s favorite part about being a dietitian is seeing the big impact that small changes can have on a person’s quality of life. She loves helping people find balance and improve their relationship with food by focusing on mindful and intuitive eating. Her areas of interest are weight management, diabetes management, heart health, and vegan/vegetarian nutrition.
Outside of the office, Kelsey runs her own small bakery in Southern Vermont, selling “healthier” desserts at farmers markets. She also enjoys playing guitar and fiddle, spending time with friends, dancing, yoga, and being outdoors.