Laura Rokosz, a Pharmacologist and Food Scientist with 28 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. She received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D in Food Science from Rutgers University and is the current Chair of the Rutgers Food Science Advisory Board. Dr. Rokosz was employed with Schering-Plough, Merck and Pharmacopeia where she honed her drug development skills in many therapeutic areas including, but not limited to, Metabolic Diseases, Autoimmune disorders, and Cancer.

She is the author of over 35 peer-reviewed journal articles including five Expert Opinion articles on Obesity and Cancer. A number of her blogs on fitness and nutrition have recently been published on the syndicated website, Mind Body Green. Dr.

Rokosz is currently the owner of EGGLROCK Nutrition, LLC, an Integrative Healthcare practice providing dietary and lifestyle guidance for disease prevention and health maintenance. EGGLRock Nutrition recently received the Rising Growth Success Award from the Small Business Development Center at Kean University and was named Business of the Year for 2016 by the Union Chamber of Commerce.

In her spare time, Dr. Rokosz teaches a variety of Nutrition courses at Kean University and Rutgers and is a fitness instructor with the Gateway Family YMCA of Union, NJ.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Strategies for a lifetime of successful weight management

Wellness Issue

  • Laura’s overzealous approach to her gym routine led to an injury that required time and tender, loving care. Listen in to learn how she handled this unanticipated issue.

Self Care Ritual

  • Early riser (5:30am)
  • Reading the newspaper morning and night in bed, before her family wakes.
  • Preparing breakfast for her son
  • Going to the gym

Favorite Book


Favorite Quote(s)


Resources From Laura

Rutgers Food Innovative Center (for anyone wanting to create and distribute their own food product)


Contact Laura






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Dixie Lincoln- Nichols is a wife, mama, science educator, author, certified health coach and entrepreneur. Her work has been featured in media outlets like, Redbook, Natural Health, Instyle, Working Woman, Huffington Post, Essence Online, Tampa Tribune and more. She is currently the Chief Self-care Connoisseur and founder of I. O. Beauty Market, where she curates products that are free of toxic, harmful ingredients.

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