Murray Wood is the Registered Dietitian at the Chester and Colonial Heights American Family Fitness locations. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health, Physical Education & Recreation from Virginia State University. Murray completed his Dietetic Internship with the Virginia Department of Health in 2014 and earned the credentials Registered Dietitian in 2015.
What Murray enjoys most about being a dietitian is the opportunity to help people from all walks of life reach their personal health and wellness goals. Murray’s areas of specialty include weight loss, heart healthy diets, diabetes, gastrointestinal conditions, infant and pediatric nutrition, and women’s health especially during pregnancy, lactation and postpartum. Murray also loves working with athletes and those with fitness goals to maximize their athletic performance through better nutrition.
Murray was born and raised in central Virginia and participated in sports and athletics from youth to the collegiate level. When he is not immersed in the nutrition world, Murray enjoys spending time with his family, participating and watching sports, fishing and working out.
Nutrition appointments with Murray are available at Colonial Heights on Monday evenings and Chester on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.