About Healthy Happy Us

Whether you’re a food lover, a breastfeeding mother, an athlete or anyone looking to take charge of your health, you have found the right team to help you reach YOUR goals.

Healthy Happy Us is a health center committed to evidenced-based practice in nutrition, dietetics and physical activity. Our services are education focused and client-centric, bridging the gap between evidence and application. We believe in a creative, personalized approach to guide individuals in making healthier lifestyle choices and we are dedicated to sharing accurate, up-to-date information and practical ways to apply them.

 

We strive to advance the field of high quality nutrition services in the region.

Our values:

At healthy happy us, we use creativity to develop new, useful approaches in health education and nutrition counseling to help our clients reach their goals.

To make sure our methods work, we base them on evidence-based research by integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.

We strongly believe in bringing out the best in each other through collaboration that leads to strong and successful working relationships. We support and provide the facilities for our clients to create a network of people on a journey similar to theirs and we collaborate with other organizations and health professionals to provide the best results.

Meanwhile, we abide by the confidentiality standards included in the dietetic code of practice. We touch people’s lives on a very personal level and we ensure that everything remains within the privacy of our center.

Finally, we get involved in the community to support individuals and organizations to grow and prosper in the field of nutrition and health.

Our Team

We are a team of 3 licensed dietitians who earned their BS degree in the American University of Beirut. We were trained at the only American recognized ACEND accredited program in the Middle East at AUBMC. Our enthusiasm for nutrition and spreading awareness brought us together in 2010 and our continuous successful bond allowed us to establish Healthy Happy Us in 2015. We’re certified social media gurus which allows us to efficiently bring nutrition closer to thousands of people through their favorite method of obtaining information, social media. Read more on the specialties of each dietitian.

The Brain

Nadeen Haidar

UK Registered Dietitian, Social Media Guru

Her creativity and passion to help people find a healthy lifestyle that they enjoy, make her group and individual sessions life-changing. She recently discovered her passion for experimenting in the kitchen and coming up with amazing, delicious and nutritious recipes. Her innate skills in graphic design, marketing and innovative ideas are the essentials of our “behind the scenes” work done all the way from London, UK. Nadeen Haidar's work with refugees in Lebanon and homeless young people in the UK have given her the skills to help you find easy, cheap, quick, nutritious and most importantly delicious meals to help you reach you health goal. She has helped people all over the world through our online nutrition program. Find out more about our online nutrition program.

Areas of interest include:

  • Nutrition for Young People (16-25 Years Old)
  • Body Image and Eating Disorders
  • Meal Planning for a Healthy Home
  • Mindful Eating
  • Healthy Cooking & Recipe development
  • Health Education and Graphic Design
  • Health Campaigning and Event Planning
  • Food styling and photography
  • Business development and marketing
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The Fireball

Baraa El Sabbagh

US Registered Dietitian, Sports Nutritionist, Personal Trainer

Her passion for athletics and nutrition is contagious. The fireball of the group is a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist, who will always find a solution for your exercise woes. Baraa is a research enthusiast who will never let a new study slip past her without dissecting it. She loves sharing all of her daily health tricks with you as they will be one of the reasons you will succeed in your health journey.

Areas of interest include:

  • Sports nutrition
  • Chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, IBS, dyslipidemia etc.)
  • Weight management
  • Food service
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The Heart

Rola Ghaddar

US Registered Dietitian, Certified Health Coach

Her smile, positive energy and optimism are transferred to the people around her. She always has ways to motivate you to achieve your health goals! She has a passion for nutrition education and she is bound to make your healthy living journey a fun learning experience. Her experience as a health coach allows her to comfortably communicate, counsel, and educate people from different backgrounds and age groups. Her patience is incomparable, as she's always ready to answer all her client’s inquiries. 


Areas of interest include:

  • Weight management
  • Behavioral counseling 
  • Chronic diseases
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Pediatric nutrition
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The Mom

Mirna Sabbagh Muslmani

Dietitian, Breastfeeding Specialist

Mirna is a mother, dietitian and breastfeeding specialist. Mirna does workshops about nutrition during pregnancy, preparation to breastfeeding, and breastfeeding 0-6 months. As well as other workshops about introduction to solids, toddler feeding, and healthy cooking workshops. She also does one-on-one consultations for breastfeeding mothers, breastfeeding infants, and children having difficulty gaining weight at our clinic in Beirut and Dubai. 

To find out more about Mirna you can visit her website NutriCycle where she shares lots of articles about nutrition from pregnancy and beyond.

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