Raisa has a long-standing interest in sports and particular rhythmic gymnastics. Her interaction with nutrition grew a long time ago while adapting to the lifestyle of an athlete. Being a champion in rhythmic gymnastics, she was enforced into restricted and specific nutritional habits. She graduated with Honours from the University of Athens with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physical Education and Sports Science. Also, she continued her postgraduate studies in human and sports nutrition in British University and clinical dietetics.
She also completed a work placement at Hippokrateio Hospital in Athens, which has helped her enhance her practical skills, expert knowledge and data interpretation skills.
She practised at Limassol General Hospital, in private clinics, nursing homes for the elderly in health services and also in sport training centres. Currently, she is working as a Clinical Dietitian in her own office in Limassol.