My mission is to help people improve their quality of life through good nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices.
I don’t like the word diet. I believe in a balanced lifestyle. All foods (in moderation) can fit into a healthy lifestyle. “Eat well. Play hard. Live long”. I honestly believe that.
You don’t need supplements or fad diets to achieve a healthy weight. I don’t recommend either. I use an evidenced based approach for good health and I am not a fan of eliminating any one food or food groups. By doing so, you risk missing out on vital nutrients your body needs. The best option is to focus on nutrient dense, versus calorie dense foods.
I do not subscribe to a “one-size-fits-all” approach. I like to get to know my clients so that I can provide a truly customized plan for each. I teach people how to eat well without fad diets and without giving up their favorite foods. Good nutrition does not have to be expensive or complicated. I provide practical, sustainable solutions to fit your lifestyle and stay within your budget.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 71% of all deaths worldwide are caused by cancer, diabetes, lung and heart disease. The major modifiable risk factors (those which can be changed) for cancer and cardiovascular disease are: tobacco use, obesity (second highest), diabetes, diet quality, physical activity and alcohol use.
Registered dietitians have the highest level of training in nutrition counseling. The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics requires completion of a specific education program, including a bachelor’s degree or higher, an extensive supervised practice program and the passing of a rigorous registration exam. As a result, registered dietitians are the best resource for help in reducing the risk of chronic disease.
Some of the most common reasons my clients come to me include:
Digestive issues such as IBS, Diverticulitis, GERD
General healthy eating advice
Nutrition plans for existing medical conditions or to prevent conditions for which they are at-risk