About Me

Judy Gerber Seybold is an experienced registered & licensed dietitian who has a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinios in food science. As Principal Nutritionist of the WellnessPlace RD, she guides supermarket, consumer package goods and pharmaceutical industry leadership in the development of custom wellness solutions that drive purchase and change shopper behavior. Her passion is translating nutrition practice, science & regulations into programs that teach shoppers how to reach their health goals easily.

Most recently, Judy led the business & technical development of InteliChoice, a nutrient database & merchandising system used successfully at retail. InteliChoice has reached millions of shoppers across the country. She designed custom content solutions for retailers by translating nutrition, regulatory & authoritative guidance into programs that impact shopper behavior and purchase.

Judy’s experience includes leading health & wellness strategic plans for several fortune 100 companies including Kraft Foods, Quaker Oats and Baxter International. Most recently, Judy provides regulatory direction & services to Rana Meal Solutions, a leading international pasta manufacturer, as they expanded their business into the US. Her role provided nutrition applications to global R&D, marketing teams and provided vision for health & wellness. Numerous tools and programs were developed to help these organizations understand health & enable them to develop ‘better for you’ foods. Providing guidance helped these organizations reach their goals successfully.

Judy’s experience in clinical research included managing several landmark NIH funded studies at Feinberg Northwestern Medical School with Dr. Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD. She was responsible for study success from start to finish. In addition, Judy worked with Northwestern Feinberg Medical School to design a clinical research program to support supplement health claims for Pulse beverages, a subsidiary of Baxter International.

Judy has served as nutrition spokesperson for the American Heart Association, Baxter International, Quaker Oats & NutraSweet companies. She represented these organizations in the electronic and print media outlets. As part of her role, Judy developed education & training materials for a variety of audiences including healthcare professionals, consumers &  Senior Medical staff by writing presentations, abstracts for publication, pamphlets, cookbooks websites that communicate nutrition.

Judy can be reached at 847-302-8220, WellnessPlaceRD@yahoo.com, to discuss the role nutrition can play in your business to impact your bottom-line results.