Marie Vadella RD, LDN

Registered Dietitian


What is your background?

I grew up in State College, Pennsylvania, and I stayed in the area to attend Penn State University where I majored in Nutritional Sciences. After finishing my degree, I completed my dietetic internship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. I then moved to Philadelphia where I worked as a Quality Assurance Manager for the Philadelphia WIC Program and then as a Renal Dietitian at Davita. I also did some outpatient nutrition counseling on the side. My husband and I decided we wanted to move back to the State College area, and I am excited that I am able to make a positive impact on people's health in my hometown as a part of the Charge Group!

What are the values that drive you?

Honesty, compassion, empathy and kindness.


What do you like about working at the charge group?

I love being able to work with a variety of amazing people and to help them meet their nutrition goals! Every day is always different, which keeps me on my toes! And who doesn't love to talk about food?!

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I love spending time with my husband, family, and friends, exploring new restaurants, cooking new foods, and going to Penn State football games!


What is your Favorite quote?

β€œThe greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. β€œ

What is your favorite food or snack?

Any snack I can use to eat a condiment -- I'm a sucker for Ranch, aioli, hummus and honey mustard.


name three of your favorite books, movies, or podcasts.

  1. Book - Running with Scissors

  2. TV Show - Game of Thrones, also any football game that affects my fantasy team

  3. Podcast - Anything about food!