“He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.“ 


Frequently Asked Questions

What types of clients use your services?

I work with a variety of clients: men, women, children and adolescents.  It all depends on each client’s nutritional and health needs.  Some of my clients are interested in controlling cholesterol, triglycerides, or blood sugar. Others are interested in healthy eating and weight control.  I work with athletes who want to increase strength and performance. I also counsel several clients with eating disorders.  Lately, I have been seeing more clients with polycystic ovarian syndrome and osteoporosis.  I speak to families, work-sites, sports teams and other groups on a regular basis.   I treat each client as an individual and therefore focus on concerns and goals specific to the needs of the client.


Once I schedule a nutrition consultation or assessment, what should I expect? 

You will be asked to complete a brief health, activity and diet history questionnaire prior to our initial session.  Upon review, during our initial session, we will discuss your current health status and goals based on the information you provided.  I will review your diet and nutrient status and address areas of concern with you.  I will provide nutrition education specific to your needs and offer suggestions to improve your health.  After discussing questions you may have, we will devise a plan of action together.  Once you have a few weeks under your belt, we will have a follow-up session to critique your existing plan and possibly develop additional goals.   

 How often do you see clients for nutrition follow-ups and personal training?

I see clients weekly, bi-weekly, and several times per week.  It all depends on your individual needs, goals, and budget.  We can discuss frequency during our initial meeting.


Is there a difference in a registered dietitian and nutritionist?

Yes, there certainly is a difference!  Anybody can be a “nutritionist” (in most states) because there is no certification or test to hold this title.  However, a registered dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including:

  • Completed a didactic program approved by the American Dietetic Association.  Some of the vigorous coursework includes food and nutrition services, medical nutrition therapy, food service and menu planning, microbiology, chemistry/biochemistry, physiology, and anatomy.
  • Completed an accredited, supervised experiential practice program at a health-care setting.
  • Passed a nationally recognized exam administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Completes continuing professional education requirements to maintain registration.

Registered Dietitians are your most credible source of nutrition information.

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