Carissa Bealert is an Orlando based Registered Dietitian with a diverse background in nutrition, fitness, and television hosting.

Who Am I?

Carissa excels in integrating her passion for nutrition with her on-camera experience to deliver nutrition messages that are evidenced-based, approachable, and can lead to long-term results. She was recognized as the “2014 Media Dietitian of the Year” by the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Carissa is an internationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert and has appeared nationally on on E! TV, The Daily Buzz, Daytime TV Emotional Mojo, CBS College Sports and the Home Shopping Network both in the US and Australia. Locally Carissa has appeared on NBC New York, Fox 35 Orlando, NBC Miami, NBC  KUSA Denver, Central Florida 13, and BayNews 9 Tampa as a nutrition expert. She also speaks to corporations and businesses across Florida sharing her passion for health and fitness.

Before becoming a Registered Dietitian, Carissa worked as a sports announcer and TV host. Carissa has worked as a sports announcer for ESPN’s Wide World of Sports, the on-court emcee for the NBA’s Orlando Magic, and co-host of the travel show Hot Spots. In addition to being a certified personal trainer she works as a race announcer for RunDisney announcing events across the country. She is also an ACE certified personal trainer.

Carissa graduated Summa Cum Laude as Valedictorian from Keiser University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Prior to that she earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Central Florida, graduating Magna Cum Laude. In her free time she enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her daughter, Claire.

Professional Affiliations and Accomplishments

  • Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist

  • Licensed Dietitian
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Screen Actors Guild Member
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Member
  • Florida Dietetic Association Member
  • Fitfluential Ambassador
  • CPR Certified
  • Keiser University Founders Scholarship Recipient
  • Fitness Magazine – Best Personal Trainer Blog Nominee
  • Member Cabot RD Cheese Board
  • Member Cabot Fit Team