As a Ph.D., nutrition supports healthy vitamin D levels
Ashley Jordan Ferreira, PhD, RDN is the Vice President of Scientific Affairs at mindbodygreen. Ashley received her BA in the Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania (along with a double minor in Nutrition and Music) and her Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition from the University of Georgia. Her research contributions include vitamin D, cardiometabolic status, bone density and weight control. Ferreira is a nutritionist and nutritionist with experience in food innovation and development, science, education, communications and writing for global companies including Nature Made, Metagenics, Three Ships and mindbodygreen.
In addition to his contributions to Mindbodygreen, Ferreira is published in Health, Metagenics Institute, American Family Physician, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, and Osteoporosis International. She has a passion for translating evidence-based science into innovative and high-quality products and information that help people lead healthier lives. She is a proponent of a compassionate, informed and individualized approach to nutrition, health care and wellness. Ashley lives in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina, where she was born and raised. Whether enjoying a band performance or a great meal at a local restaurant, you’ll find her enjoying the culture and culinary arts of Charleston with family and friends.