​Having been diagnosed with celiac disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis at a young age, Emily has experience as both patient and health care provider. She understands the client's perspective and provides personalized care. As an educator and a dietitian, Emily provides precise and attainable lifestyle interventions that meet the needs and goals of each patient.

Emily is a registered dietitian, integrative and functional nutrition certified practitioner and certified leap therapist with a master's degree in nutritional science.


She has experience as a credentialed elementary school teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District and has also taught nutrition at California State University, Long Beach.

Beyond the classroom, she has developed and published research regarding dietary modification for patients with Meniere's disease. Emily completed her dietetic clinical internship at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

Over the years, she has provided individualized nutrition therapy at various hospitals and clinics. She served on the Board of Directors for Celiac Disease Foundation from 2014-2020. 

In 2014, she established Luxford Nutrition, a medical nutrition therapy practice dedicated to improving health through dietary awareness. 

Emily Luxford's ultimate mission is to help each client achieve nutrition wellness.

What are my credentials? 


Registered Dietitian (RD)

Commission of Dietetic Registration

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Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner (IFNCP)


Certified Leap Therapist (CLT)