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Julie Harris, RDN, LDN, CPT

Julie Harris, RDN, LDN, CPT

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  • Julie Harris is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Freelance Writer, and Behavioral Health Specialist in Frederick, Maryland.
  • She is also the Owner and Founder of Kokoro Nutrition.
  • She is a Certified Personal Trainer, with specializations in Diabetes Nutrition, Sports Nutrition and Eating Disorders.


Harris currently works with a health technology company that specializes in providing digital health solutions to those with diabetes. She specializes in content marketing that drives users to engage in their health.

In 2015, she began her private practice, Kokoro Nutrition, providing nutrition communications and consulting services.

Harris began her career in 2008 working at employee wellness facilities and providing personal training and group fitness classes. She is currently writing a cookbook.

Education & Board Certifications

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Northern Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from California State University.

She is a licensed Registered Dietitian, American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, ACSM Exercise is Medicine Certified, and a Yoga Certified Instructor.

A Word from the Author

I saw what poor health does to the body early on in my life when my grandfather passed away from Type 2 Diabetes. I earned my BS in exercise physiology in his honor. I believe behavior change is hard, yet possible. My ultimate goal is to help others develop healthy habits.