Rachel L. Pires was born in Connecticut, and grew up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. She graduated from Boston University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. Rachel is the author of the book Diet Enlightenment, which released in April of 2014.
Rachel is a published author and professional writer with over ten years of experience in writing, editing, and marketing. She has worked on both the agency and client-side in the entertainment, education, and medical industries -- working for companies such as Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Ionic Media, Educational Testing Service (ETS), and Bergen Neuropsychology Group. Rachel is currently the Marketing Director for Professional Sports Concussion Care, and lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her husband and son.
In her free time, Rachel is a dancer (Salsa, Flamenco, Hip Hop, and Jazz), an advanced PADI certified scuba diver, and a 2nd degree black in Taekwondo.
After years of personally struggling with weightloss and binge-eating, and then overcoming it and becoming an enlightened dieter, it is now her mission to help men and women discover how easy weight loss and maintenance can be with the right approach.