Meet the Nutrition with Wendi Team!

Executive Nutrition Assistant: Leah Blanchfield, RN | CEO: Wendi A. Irlbeck, MS, RDN, LD, CISSN



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We are absolutely 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙙 to welcome 🩺Registered Nurse, Leah to the @nutrition_with_wendi family!! 🎉

🩺Leah is passionate about all things health, fitness, and food! She definitely lives a very active lifestyle and is always looking for ways to push herself to reach her goals.

She played basketball, and soccer, and ran track in high school. She’s always hitting the gym or prepping food in the kitcheLeah loves visiting her local farmer’s market, weekly grocery store runs and adventuring in nature. Leah is a Michigan native but recently moved to Tennessee and enjoys exploring the city and discovering the best home-feel bakeries, coffee shops, and nature trails.

Leah is passionate about helping people along their journey which is why she’s joining our family! Leah will be assisting with:

🔹Discovery calls & health assessments

🔹Connecting you with resources

🔹Conducting grocery store tours, education, and assisting with content development dating a well-balanced diet that contains high-quality lean proteins, fruits, and vegetables, and living an active lifestyle is paramount for physical and mental well-being. Being healthy also means having a healthy relationship with food where all foods fit.

“As a health professional, I find fulfillment in helping people develop healthy eating and exercising habits to support their highest quality of life. Be kind. Spread love.” – Leah Blanchfield, RN

To book a discovery call with Leah click the bookings link!


Nutrition can make a good athlete great or a great athlete good. The difference between being good and being great is found in our daily routine. We help you build a healthy routine that offers structure with an emphasis on quality sleep, nutrition, and prayer. Structure supports success!

Wendi is a follower of Jesus and a devoted Christian that uses her God-given talents and abilities to help others as a means to Glorify Christ. Wendi is a well-known, virtual registered dietitian, writer, speaker, performance nutritionist, and healthy lifestyle coach. She utilizes evidence-based science to create nutrition programs so athletes can optimize performance, minimize health risks, and enhance recovery from training while focusing on injury prevention. She partners with parents, sports performance staff, special needs, and recreational athletes, and organizations to eat and fuel for success. We also work with the general population on healthy eating. In addition to lifestyle coaching, she makes her rounds presenting across the country and even in Canada.

Wendi has presented at various conferences and clinics. To name a few, the University of Regina in Canada, the University of Northwestern in Iowa, Northwestern State Clinic, and Michigan State High School Strength and Conditioning Association clinic.

Wendi is a former college athlete, with over a decade of experience in the health and fitness industry. Wendi earned both her B.S. and M.S. at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and has spent time learning from several professionals in the field. She even landed a competitive sports nutrition internship at the University of Florida in 2016 while wrapping up her M.S. degree.  Wendi offers virtual nutrition coaching services across the USA, Canada, and the UK. Wendi is based in Nashville, TN but is available to travel on-site for events and clinics or provide virtual services.

We are here to serve you collectively to achieve your next level by self-using an evidence-based approach that is biblical and individualized.  With God all things are possible! When you partner with us you are joining a community and a culture. You are never alone, it’s never a “me” thing but a “WE” thing! It’s all for Him.

The goal of Nutrition with Wendi is to serve those who aspire to improve and excel in their athletic performance and health. We define success by transforming each individual, athlete and competitor in their respective goals. Nutrition can make a good athlete great or a great athlete good! It is paramount to control your controllables. Nutrition is a controllable.

Who do we work with?

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Competitive and Recreational Athletes

Quality food choices can help you prepare for your next event with greater success.

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Business Professionals

Life is fast paced, let me teach you how to fuel your body and mind between meetings and events.

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Coaches, Groups, and Organizations

Nutrition education, speaking engagements or fueling for sports presentations to teams of all sizes.

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