Joel Edman, DSc, FACN, CNS
Joel S. Edman, DSc, FACN, CNS, is a clinical nutritionist and nutritional consultant. In addition to seeing patients at the Media Wellness Center, he is director of integrative nutrition at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine. He has more than 18 years of experience in clinical nutrition, with expertise in applying dietary guidelines and nutritional supplements to treatment within the context of an integrative medical or complementary and alternative medical (CAM) approach to health care.
Dr. Edman has developed diet and lifestyle programs for people with a wide range of medical issues, such as cancer, metabolic syndrome (overweight and obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc.), neuropsychiatric disorders (depression, fatigue, poor memory, MS, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.) and gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, reflux, IBD, etc.). His consultations focus on specific and therapeutic dietary plans that are individually tailored to the unique needs and characteristics of each person. This includes a meal and snack plan, supportive recommendations and resources and a range of other helpful suggestions.