Pediatric Nutrition Services

Janice Dada, MPH, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with a Newport Beach private practice. She specializes in helping individuals and families optimize their health, well-being, and eating behaviors. In her pediatric work, she helps parents implement best practices for infant and child feeding, whether it’s introducing solids, combating “picky” eating, or working through a health challenge. In addition, she works with teenage athletes and those struggling with disordered eating behaviors. Her goal is to help parents raise children that grow into adults that have a healthy relationship with food and their body.

To learn more about her work, please visit Click on the “schedule” tab to schedule a complimentary phone call or an in-person appointment.

Coastal Kids is happy to offer Pediatric Nutrition Services provided by Pediatric Registered Dietitian (RD) Melanie Silverman.

Melanie spent seven years as a clinical dietitian at Melanie Silverman NutritionistThe University of Chicago Medical Center in the neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, adult and pediatric burn units, and high risk follow-up clinic. Melanie also served as an adjunct faculty member at Loyola University Chicago. She is a preceptor for various dietetic internship programs around the country and has lectured at state and national meetings for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, March of Dimes and Prader-Willi California Foundation.

Melanie received her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Spanish from Indiana University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. Melanie is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, California Dietetic Association, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group, and is an active member of the International Lactation Consultant Association.

Services offered for:

  1. Picky Eating
  2. Poor Weight Gain
  3. Food Allergies and Intolerances
  4. Overweight/Obesity Management
  5. Prader-Willi Syndrome
  6. Grocery Tours
  7. Group Education Sessions

To schedule your appointment with her call: 949-607-8248
Visit Melanie’s website to learn more