Sherri Flynt

About the Author

When it comes to healthy living for children and parents, Sherri Flynt has a passion for nutrition. Her life made a dramatic change in college when she took a required course in health education and got hooked. She knew immediately her calling in life was to guide adults and children to healthier, happier lives. This passion led her to complete her Masters in Public Health (M.P.H.) at Loma Linda University. While there, she also received her credentials as a registered dietitian (R.D.).

Her career path soon brought her to AdventHealth, where she has spent the past thirty-three years helping Central Florida--and its children--become healthier. During her tenure at AdventHealth Sherri has presented hundreds of seminars, participated in numerous health fairs, and has worked with countless children, families and individuals to achieve optimum health. For the past twenty-one years, she has overseen AdventHealth’s Center for Nutritional Excellence.

More About Sherri Flynt

Since arriving at AdventHealth, Sherri has seen a dramatic increase in the number of children referred to her for obesity and other related medical problems. After seeing first-hand the massive issues children struggle with, Sherri became actively involved with AdventHealth for Children and is part of the team developing a pediatric obesity program. Sherri is also on the Childhood Obesity Taskforce in Central Florida. Whether being interviewed by the media on the problem of childhood obesity or talking with reporters about children’s school lunch issues, Sherri is passionate in her belief that change is possible. By writing this book, Sherri is committed to bringing hope to obese children, their parents, and concerned adults across America.


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