Marianela is a writer, health advocate, and T.V. personality who has worked as a host for a variety of networks including MTV, NBC, VH1, Travel Channel, and ESPN. In addition to her work in television she is actively pursuing her lifelong passion of nutrition and wellness with her mindful wellness blog, ‘The Fuddhist’.

She is also co-host of the 'Talking Shift Podcast', where every week her and Tom Arguello, take a humorous approach, in their relentless pursuit of giving a shi*ft about our health!

Her ‘philosofeed’ is that a happy and healthy life is made up of both healthy food and healthy thoughts. Marianela is a mindful foodie who takes what she thinks as seriously as what she eats! 

Marianela recently launched her latest venture ‘Tiny Food Explorers’ where she is empowering children to make better food choices by celebrating their insatiable curiosity.