Fitness & Lifestyle Nutrition
Looking for some outside-of-the-box thinking to get you from where you are to where you want to be? We offer assessment, planning, and support for your fitness and lifestyle needs in Silicon Valley and beyond.
Athlete or Ex-Athlete? Optimizing performance and recovery is the backbone to a successful career. Transitioning into or out of sports can also be a significant adjustment for identity and lifestyle. Reviewing evidence-based food and hydration schedules and tactics can be a challenging, but rewarding, commitment.
Interested in Fitness? Figuring out how to fuel your work and workout schedule can be the secret sauce to getting to the next level: more energy, resiliency, safety, and progress.
Lifestyle goals? We can work together to build wellness into your lifestyle, addressing challenges or barriers along the way! Let's figure out how to get you that good life.
Nutrition Support & Independence
Build confidence in your ability to provide healthy meals for your baby. Let a Registered Dietitian help navigate you through the confusing (and often conflicting) advice for introducing solids. Learn about different approaches to complementary feeding and become empowered to decide how you will nourish your baby.
Signs of readiness (why you may have been advised to start too soon)
Progression of textures to offer
Traditional vs Baby-led Weaning approach
How to introduce solids while still supporting your breastfeeding goals
Signs your baby is getting enough, introducing common allergens
Ensuring adequate iron and vitamin D
When to start cow’s milk (and how much)
Food safety and choking prevention
When to transition to an open cup as well as sample menu plans.
Adolescent & FAmilies
As young people grow up, their nutritional needs and goals start to become more demanding and at times strained. Families in turn try to support in the best way they know how. Our group specializes in family-based and individual treatment for adolescents and young adults.
Full initial nutrition evaluation and consultation for treatment team providers and clients.
Do you or someone you care have an eating disorder?
Consider taking this screening tool by NEDA.
Eating Disorder Resources:
www.anad.org - Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Diseases
www.edrcsv.org - Silicon Valley Resource for Education, Advocacy, and Support
www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org - Site focused on Research, Policy, & Action
www.bedaonline.com - Site dedicated to Binge Eating Disorder
All About Me Teenage Edition: The Story of Your Life by Philipp Keel
Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge
Overcoming Binge Eating by Christopher Fairburn
Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating by Michelle May MD & Kari Anderson DBH LPC