About Emily Edison, MS.RD.CSSD
Owner and founder of Momentum Nutrition in Seattle, Emily Edison is a recognized expert in the areas of sports nutrition and disordered eating, with over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer.
Edison specializes in nutrition for athletes, wellness, and the management of disordered eating. Her philosophy centers around fueling with whole foods and eating intuitively, empowering people to eat for performance, improve vitality, and develop a positive relationship with food and body.
Edison is a leader in the collegiate sports field having spent seven seasons as the Sports Dietitian for the University of Washington Athletic Department. Edison also consults for athletic departments at UPS, PLU, and Seattle University, providing nutrition coaching for athletes, coaches and training staff. Many National and Olympic level athletes look to Edison for her sport nutrition guidance.
As the Washington coordinator of the WINForum (Washington Interscholastic Nutrition Forum) Edison is instrumental in providing access to accurate, science-based sport nutrition information for high school coaches, parents and athletes through clinics and an on-line website (WINForum.org). Edison is also an instructor of Sports Nutrition at the University of Washington and is a lecturer in the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Seattle University.
As a leader in nutrition education for athletes and the community, Edison illustrates complex nutrition principals in a creative, straightforward manner. Her inventive work has been featured in magazines including Runners World, Training and Conditioning, Women’s Running, Jump, and the Alaska Airlines Magazine. Edison also consults with local beverage company Golazo in developing their innovative Sports Hydration Drink.
Emily graduated with honors from Washington State University with a degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and received her Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition with emphasis in Sport Nutrition from Marywood University in Scranton PA. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and takes part in ADA's practice groups for sports nutritionists (SCAN) and nutrition entrepreneurs (NE).
Sports and nutrition are personal as well as professional interests of Emily’s. A former competitive figure skater, Emily now stays active in-line skating, practicing yoga, water skiing and snowboarding. She is a busy mother of two and a gourmet cook with a passion for entertaining. Edison lives, laughs, and loves in Seattle with her husband, kiddos, and her fun loving yellow Lab, Sampson.
Sports & Wellness Dietitian
Owner and Founder Momentum Nutrition
Certifications and Skills
Registered and Certified Dietitian
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with 20 years experience
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
Accomplished public speaker
New product development
Director of the WINFORUM.org
sports nutrition at the University of Washington
Respected media spokesperson