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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Alicia Knetsche, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

registered dietitianCertified Diabetes Educator, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer
Atrium Health
Phone: 704.403.3050
Email: Alicia.Knetsche@AtriumHealth.org

Alicia has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian for over 20 years and a Certified Diabetes Educator for over 12 years. She received her BS in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University and completed her Dietetic Internship at Winthrop as well. She has worked in community wellness and chronic disease management for most of her career. She has been with Carolinas Healthcare System/Atrium Health for since 2003.

Before joining the staff at the Cannon Memorial YMCAs, she worked at the Johnston and Simmons YMCA Wellness Centers in Charlotte. Since Cabarrus County is her home, she is very excited to be working in her own community. Her love for food and cooking drew her to a career in nutrition as she believes eating should be pleasurable and healthy at the same time. She has a passion for fitness and has been an avid weight lifter for over 25 years.

She is usually at the West Cabarrus Y on Monday and Wednesday; Kannapolis Y on Tuesday and Friday; and Harrisburg Y on Thursday. Please feel free to stop in and see her. She is happy to answer your nutrition questions and help you with your healthy lifestyle goals. Be on the lookout for upcoming cooking classes, grocery store tours, and seminars!

YMCAs in Rowan and Cabarrus Counties will Join Together

The boards of directors of the YMCA of Rowan County and Cannon Memorial YMCA of Cabarrus County have voted to merge effective January 1, 2020. The new Association will be called Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA.

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