Why Smart Mouth Nutrition?

Healthy eating can be easy and tasty (crave-inducing, even,) if you have the right information and the right guide.

So, let Smart Mouth Nutrition be your guide.

Whether your goal is to lose weight, soothe digestive issues, train for a competition, feed your family or just feel better, Smart Mouth Nutrition will guide you with small steps that add up to BIG successes.

About Rima

Rima Kleiner, MS, RDN, LDN is a nationally-recognized food and nutrition expert based in Greensboro, NC.

Rima helps translate the latest nutrition science and food policies into bite-sized, impactful language for individual clients, companies, policymakers and the media.

She is passionate about food and health, and she helps connect the two with smart and easy to follow advice.

Nutrition coach

As a nutrition coach, Rima helps children, adults and families understand how to eat better and smarter so they feel their best. She helps clients understand how to manage food allergies and sensitivities, follow a FODMAPs diet, lose weight, eat well for enhanced performance or optimal pregnancy or manage diabetes with small steps that equal big successes.

Nutrition communications

As a nutrition communications consultant and media expert, Rima helps translate nutrition science into bite-sized, impactful language that readers/viewers, fellow nutrition professionals, policymakers and consumers understand and appreciate.


Services include:

  • keynote speaking
  • food policy guidance
  • recipe development
  • blogging
  • and more!


A partial list of clients includes:

  • National Fisheries Institute
  • Whole Foods Market
  • AOL Advertising
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Frontier Airlines

Rima provides expert commentary in all forms of media—TV, print, radio and online.

National media appearances

National media appearances have included:

  • Family Circle
  • Toddler
  • Washingtonian
  • The Washington Post
  • Yahoo! Shine

Additional credits include TV affiliates of ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as Washington DC’s WAMU Radio (local affiliate of National Public Radio).

Nutrition credentials

Rima holds a M.S. in Nutrition from Arizona State University and a B.A. in Communications. Rima is a licensed and registered dietitian and nutritionist with Certificates of Training in Food Allergies, Integrative and Functional Nutrition and Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and food sensitivity training as a Certified LEAP Therapist (CLT).

Prior to starting Smart Mouth Nutrition, Rima taught nutrition classes to budding chefs at the Scottsdale Culinary Institute and created nutrition programming for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. She is currently a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Women’s Health, Food & Culinary Nutrition, Nutrition Entrepreneurs and Dietitians in Business Communications dietetic practice groups.

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