Meet Brooke


Brooke Joanna Benlifer is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Specialist. She grew up in New York, attended Cornell University & graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nutritional Sciences. She then completed a clinical internship in nine hospitals in the metro NY area before heading west to settle in Southern California.

In San Diego, Brooke worked in the hospital setting for seven years, with both pediatric and adult patients, and coordinated an integrative medicine program for children with cancer. She simultaneously started her private practice to pursue her passion of integrative nutrition and coach  individuals to reach their optimal health through a real, whole foods approach.

Brooke is passionate about living with purpose and service to others. She dedicates time and energy to each client, guiding them to their fullest potential, through a gentle, encouraging, no nonsense, research driven, FUN approach to nutrition, fitness and lifestyle.

Brooke resides in Carlsbad, California with her husband and girl/boy twins. She loves creating recipes in the kitchen, living an active lifestyle, running hill sprints, dancing, Barre classes, & strength training.

Brooke Joanna

Special interests and areas of expertise:

Ayurveda
Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diets
Ketogenic Diets
Paleo/Ancestral Diets
Intuitive Eating
Mindfulness Based Eating
Intermittent Fasting
Picky Eating
Quitting Sugar
Anti-Inflammatory Diets
Gluten Free Diets
Dairy Free Diets
Functional Fitness
Athletic Training
Hormone Balance
Fat Loss
Digestive Health
Fertility
Food Allergies

Let's work together

Over the past 20 years, I've worked with many wonderful health care professionals, none however more knowledgeable, practical, and passionate than Brooke. One of the best I've seen when it comes to making a lasting positive impact in the lives of those looking to improve their health, happiness, and overall lifestyle. Brooke has what I believe to be a unique superpower of taking concepts and methods for a healthier lifestyle that may appear complex and conveying them in ways that are both practical and effective.

Mike