Affiliations and Memberships
- Board Member Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)
Health and Diet Expertise
Marisa is a health and diet expert. Formally educated in Chemistry, Marisa has always been interested in the human body and the role of diet and nutrition. As an LFA board member, she has been featured as an expert on the disease, and how diet and chronic illness affects autoimmune patients, in outlets such as:
Combining her Chemistry background, a predilection for research, and personal health issues, Marisa embarked on her own health journey and regimen many years ago and lives a vegetarian and raw lifestyle. She has written extensively in these areas, as well as on the topic of juicing and vitamin supplementation. While working as a journalist in Fort Lauderdale, Marisa taught individual lessons to those interested in the art of juicing and was a food reviewer for a South Florida newspaper.
Freelance Writing and Blogging
Marisa has written extensively on the topics of freelance writing, blogging for personal and business use, breaking into the writing industry, and more. She also teaches community education classes on these topics. She loves to share her knowledge and experience with beginning writers who are hungry for information.