Cara L. Zaller has a B.A. from Emory University, an M.B.A. from The George Washington University, and a C.N.C. from the American Association of Nutrition Consultants. She is a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, Certified Gluten Practitioner, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Certified Metabolic Effect Nutrition Consultant, Certified Healthcare Fitness Liaison and Group Fitness Instructor. She is one of the authors of the nutrition column in the CA Monthly section of The Columbia Flier, the nutritionist for the Biggest Winner Program for the Columbia Association and a sponsor for the Mid-Maryland Triathlon Club. She has worked in the fitness industry for more than 20 years and has competed and placed in aerobics and figure competitions, 10K and 5K races and several triathlons.