The initial 1.5 hour appointment begins with a review of the client’s medical history, recent lab values, and a discussion of dietary habits and food preferences. Together, Sara and the client will explore food habits and behaviors, taking the first step in a transition from habitual eating to intuitive, inspired eating. By learning to incorporate mindfulness into one’s daily dietary habits, the need for restrictive diets and calorie counting begins to diminish, and a healthy relationship with food will begin to develop. Biometric screening included at each appointment.
Biometric Screening includes: Height, weight, body fat %, skeletal muscle %, visceral fat score, and blood pressure.
- Celicac disease
- Chron’s Disease
- Food allergies
- Food sensitivities/intolerances
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Gluten intolerance
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lactose Intolerance
- Microbiome Restoration (gut health)
- Ulcerative Colitis
Family counseling will take place in the comfort of your own home. This approach often helps children to feel the most comfortable and least intimidated. Meeting in your home gives us the opportunity to work with the family in the kitchen, examine the foods in the refrigerator and cabinets, learn helpful label reading tips, and encourage children and teenagers to identify healthful food choices. Biometric screenings included for family members ages 16 and older.
Biometric Screening screening includes: Height, weight, body fat %, skeletal muscle %, visceral fat score, and blood pressure.
Food Sensitivity Testing
Do you suffer from chronic conditions such as, Migranes, Headaches, IBS, Chronic Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Cramping, Heartburn, GERD, Arthritis, Weight Imbalances, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Sinusitis, Insomnia, Autism/ADHD and Fibromyalgia? Medical research has discovered hidden intolerances to certain foods or additives in your diet can cause your symptoms. The Mediator Release Test (MRT) tests 170 foods and additives. Sara will work with you to interpret these results and create a customized diet plan to meet your needs and help you return to a more normal life!
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Sara will visit your home and evaluate the foods in your kitchen. Together, Sara and the client will clean out and remove undesirable and unhealthy foods. Based on the client’s preferences and needs, Sara will create a plan to restock the refrigerator and pantry with a healthy selection of foods. A personalized shopping list will be provided to simplify grocery shopping and help the you identify better alternatives to meet your individual needs. Scheduling a grocery store tour with Sara is helpful in the kitchen makeover process. Sessions are 1-2 hours.
Grocery Store Tours
Grocery store tours can be conducted at your local store of choice: Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Publix, Harris Teeter, or Costco. Sara will accompany you to the store, spend time reading and comparing food labels, and identifying the most healthful food choices that meet your individual needs and preferences. You will have a complete shopping list, including brands, to use for future shopping trips.
Phone sessions are available for initial consultation and ongoing counseling. The initial call is 45 minutes in length. This approach is especially helpful for busy people, those with a hard time physically coming into the office, or for people that do not live in the Charleston area.
Adults: Customize your group classes to include topics such as: Weight loss, Food Label Reading, Diabetes Education, Cholesterol Management, Heart Health, and General Nutrition Education.
Children: (ages 5+) Popular topics for lessons include but are not limited to: Encouraging consumption of whole foods vs. processed foods, Becoming a “Sugar Detective” by understanding the dangers of consuming too much sugar, Farm to Table, Eat a Rainbow of Foods, Healthy Choices Dining Out, Grocery Shopping Skills from a young age and General Nutrition Education.
Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation
Sara has been a Consultant Dietitian in the Charleston area since 2016. She has 1000+ hours of experience in Long-Term Care, Skilled Nursing, and Rehabilitation facilities. Please contact Sara directly for availability and fees.
Services may include but are not limited to:
- Individual Nutrition Assessments
- Wound care interventions
- Diabetes counseling
- Enteral and Parental Nutrition
- Nutrition Care Plans
- Menu planning