My name is Tracy and I have been interested in nutrition and health for most of my life. I have a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and am a Registered Dietitian. I’ve spent the last 15 years working in hospital or clinical settings. Currently, I am working on an Integrative and Functional Nutrition certification to explore root causes of disease and incorporate a more holistic approach with clients. Working one on one with people to achieve their health goals is my passion. I believe that no one way of eating works for everyone and that health encompasses your body, mind and soul. In order to be truly nourished, you must work on all of these areas. My goal is to bridge the gap between western medicine and holistic care. This blended approach is crucial when working with people who have complex or unexplained ailments.

Focus areas:

Autoimmune disease and inflammation. Autoimmune diseases are on the rise and are difficult to treat. Food is typically a trigger for inflammation which can lead to and exacerbate autoimmune diseases.

Diabetes. More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. Food doesn’t have to be the enemy here. Let’s figure out how to make food work for you instead of against you.

Healthy living – reducing toxic load in your environment. Did you know there are approximately 80,000 chemicals approved for use in everyday products in the U.S.? Our government agencies assume they are safe unless there is reason to believe it might cause cancer…not overall health problems, just cancer. These chemicals build up in your body and wreak havoc. Let’s talk about choosing safer products to reduce your toxic load.

Hormone Health. When hormones are out of whack your whole body can feel off. Do you suffer from feeling tired and worn out? Hormones may be to blame. Balancing them can lead to increased energy, weight loss and better skin.

Gut Health. “All diseases begin with the gut”- Hippocrates. We are realizing how true this is. Bloating, cramping, indigestion, gas and irregular bowel movements should not be the norm.

Kidney disease and failure. Approximately 30 million US adults suffer from kidney disease. When kidneys, one of the bodies filters, is not working properly you can have an increase in toxin buildup in your body. Let’s discuss how food affects your body when your kidneys aren’t functioning optimally.

Pregnancy and postpartum nutrition. What an exciting and nerve wracking time pregnancy can be. Rest easy as you find out what to include and what to avoid to achieve a healthy pregnancy. After all, when you’re pregnant what you eat is also nourishing your baby.

Weight loss. Addressing your overall health and wellness picture is key to acheiving weight loss. For many people there is an emotional connection to weight.  Sometimes there are hormone imbalances that can play a role in weight gain or loss. Together we can work through this to reach a healthy goal.