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Andrea Braakhuis is employed by the United States Olympic Committee in Chula Vista as a senior sport dietitian working with the endurance, and strength and power portfolios. Track and field is the main sport she works with, having a background in middle distance running. She is able to take reliable body composition measurements accredited with the International Society for the Advancement of Kinathropometry at Level 3 (instructor). Prior to working in the states, Andrea completed a nutrition fellowship with the Australian Institute of Sport in 2001, and then moved to New Zealand to work with the New Zealand Academy of Sport, NZ Rowing and lecture in sport nutrition. Andrea has completed a doctorate investigating dietary antioxidants for athletes and sits on the review committee for various journals.