About Us

Energy. Expertise. Excellence.

Not just a tagline, but rather 3 words that describe Nutrition On Demand’s approach to each client, collaboration, project, and moment.  We offer a team of experienced registered dietitian nutritionists for the price of 1 to provide individual, needs-based support—on demand.

Why you need Nutrition On Demand:

  • You aren’t able to hire permanently, but have high-priority work that must be completed.
  • You need to understand the policy landscape and what it means to you.
  • You want to navigate USDA and FNS program areas (e.g., Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Child Nutrition Programs, WIC, SNAP).
  • You desperately lack bandwidth and need highly qualified communications, policy, and/or research support.
  • You need a team with a wide range of consumer knowledge (e.g., consumer research, weight management, nutrients, fitness, aging, disordered eating, cancer nutrition, fertility).
  • You need a team with a wide range of food and corporate expertise (e.g., improving nutrition of products, health & wellness trends, programming, strategic planning, communications).
  • You are drawn to working with dedicated, detail-oriented, big-thinking, and FUN teammates! 


Our Approach


Align with your organization;


Understand your mission, sensitivities, and resources;


Collaborate to do great things!

Our Value

Based in Washington, DC, Nutrition On Demand delivers inclusive insights related to consumer, influencer, government, digital, and marketplace trends to support organizations in identifying and implementing synergistic opportunities that simultaneously benefit business needs and the public’s health.

Our Clients

We serve food and health-related non-profit organizations and foundations, CPGs, and public relations firms, among others. Current clients often describe Nutrition On Demand experts as aseamless extension of their internal staff, delivering above and beyond expectations.

Our Niche

Featured Work

Food Marketing Institute

Nutrition On Demand developed turn-key toolkits for each National Family Meals Month partner, as well as a Best Practices report to highlight excellence in programming.


Nutrition On Demand RD, Cat Taylor, featured in HealthDay, “The Keto Diet Is Popular, But Is It Safe?”

Huffington Post

Founder and CEO, Shelley Maniscalco, featured in Huffington Post article, “People In Okinawa Live Longer Than Almost Anyone On Earth. Here’s What They Eat.”

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Highlighted here is an executive summary we prepared based on our analysis of the research, Novel Approaches to Measuring and Promoting Fruit and Vegetable Consumption.

Strategic nutrition support, based in the Washington, DC metro area.