meet our nutritionist

All of our muesli bases and pre-mixes have been designed by our in-house nutritionist, Maya Kobeissi. She is a Member of the Professional Order of the Dietitians of Quebec in Canada, the Canadian Obesity Network and the Director of Nutrition Programs at the Obesity Medicine Institute in Dubai.

Maya graduated from the University of Montreal in Canada with a BSc in nutritional science. She was trained at the Saint-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Center and at the Montreal Heart Institute, where she has worked and supervised nutrition students. She has extensive experience working in General Pediatrics, Obesity, Eating Disorders, Genetics, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology-Hepatology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Cardiac surgery and Critical Care.

Upon moving to Dubai in 2012 she served as the Director of Weight Loss Programs at Dr. Badsha’s Medical Center and worked closely with medical specialists providing nutrition counseling for patients with arthritis and obesity. She has been the guest-expert in a weekly television show on MBC 3. She frequently serves as a nutrition expert at national meetings, industry-sponsored nutrition and health campaigns, and on radio and television shows.

Currently, she is the Director of nutrition programs at Obesity Medicine Institute.  She works closely with an obesity medicine specialist to provide nutritional counseling for patients struggling with their weight.  She also provides nutritional care for pre and post bariatric surgery patients.

Maya has extensive experience working with general pediatrics and loves working with kids. In Her pediatric weight loss program FitKids, she aims to empower kids and parents with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to develop and maintain lifelong healthy habits.

If you have any dietary requirements or need a specially designed breakfast, you can trust the team at mix&muesli to suggest the very best ingredients, tailored to your needs.