• Roberta H. Anding, MS, RD/LD, CDE, CSSD

    Anding, Roberta

    Department or Service

    Adolescent Medicine, Sports Medicine



    Primary Location

    Texas Children's Hospital

    Also sees patients at

    Texas Children's Hospital West Campus

    Contact Information

    6701 Fannin Street
    Suite 1700.00
    Houston, TX 77030
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    Phone: 832-822-4005

    Clinical Dietitian & Director of Sports Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital
    Sports Dietitian, Houston Texans NFL Franchise
    Sports Dietitian, Houston Astros MLB Franchise
    Sports Dietitian, Houston Ballet
    Sports Dietitian, Rice University Owls


    Louisiana State University, Dietetics, 1977

    From Roberta H. Anding

    Roberta is a registered dietitan, certified diabetes educator and is board certified in sports nutrition (CSSD). Roberta received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Louisiana State University in dietetics and nutrition. She is currently the Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Children’s Hospital providing nutritional guidance for athletes and adolescents with eating disorders or other complex medical nutritonal concerns.  In addition to her work at TCH, she is a sports dietitian for local professional teams and counsels student athletes Rice University and the Houston Ballet.  Roberta has honored for her work in the field and most recently honored with the SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice group) Achievement Award in 2011.  In addition, Roberta received the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award in 2008, the Texas Dietetic Association Media Award in 2006. Roberta has served as a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.   

    Roberta and her husband Bob have three children, Keith, Katie and Kevin.  Keith is a forensic chemist, Katie is a graduate nutrition student and a dietetic intern at the University of Texas, and Kevin a graduate student and sprinter at the University of Oregon.

    Professional Organizations

    • Sports, Cardiovascular, Wellness Nutrition
      SCAN representative to the House of Delegates
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      Liasion to the American College of Sports Medicine
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      Council on Professional Development

    Selected Publications

    Hastings, ES, Anding, R, Middleman, AB. Correlation of anthropometric measures among obese and severely obese adolescents and young adults. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition 2011; 3:171-174.

    Middleman AB, Anding R, Tung C. The effect of needle length when immunizing obese adolescents and young adults with hepatitis B vaccine. Pediatrics 2010; 125(3):e508-12.

    Chacko, MR., Anding, R., Kozinetz, CA, Grover, JL, and Smith ,PB. Neural Tube Defects: Knowledge and Preconceptional Prevention in Minority Young Women. Pediatrics 2003; 112:536-542.

    Raney, M.S., Anding, R., Fay, V. and Polk, G. A Pilot Study to Assess the Use of Megesterol Acetate to Promote Weight Gain in Frail Elderly Persons Residing in Long Term Care. Journal of American Medical Director's Association 2000; 1: 154-158.

    Anding, R Nutrition for Physically Active People, Texas Dietetic Association Diet Manual 2008

    * Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.

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