What I Offer
My Areas of expertise include Sports Nutrition, Digestive Health, and Intuitive Eating. I enjoy helping athletes optimize their performance with nutrition, and have seen the benefits in every level of athlete from youth, up to the ultra-endurance level.
This session includes a medical and health history, evaluation of blood work if necessary, general evaluation of your current dietary pattern, and discussion of desired goals. If losing or gaining weight is one of your objectives, a weight history and discussion of realistic expectations will be included. A personalized plan will be developed collaboratively, taking into account your food preferences and lifestyle.
Angie is an athlete herself: a proud finisher of 3 Ironman 70.3 races and is currently in training for number 4. She is also a mother to 3 athletes, and is happy to share her experience of balancing work, training, parenting and fueling a busy family. She enjoys working with every type of athlete from adolescents to adults. Whether you are just beginning your journey into athletics, or if you are trying to break through to the next level, having solid nutrition plan in place will help you achieve your goals. Services available include:
- Race Day Nutrition Plans
- Diet Analysis
- Meal and Snack Timing
- Meal Planning and Preparation
- Fueling for Performance, Recovery and Injury Prevention
- Screening for Nutrition Deficiencies
- Body Composition Analysis
- Genetic Testing
What is Intuitive eating?
Intuitive eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body–where you ultimately become the expert of your own body. You learn how to distinguish between physical and emotional feelings, and gain a sense of body wisdom. It’s also a process of making peace with food—so that you no longer have constant “food worry” thoughts. It’s knowing that your health and your worth as a person do not change, because you ate a food that you had labeled as “bad” or “fattening”.
The underlying premise of Intuitive Eating is that you will learn to respond to your inner body cues, because you were born with all the wisdom you need for eating intuitively. On the surface, this may sound simplistic, but it is rather complex. This inner wisdom is often clouded by years of dieting and food myths that abound in the culture. For example, “Eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full” may sound like basic common sense, but when you have a history of chronic dieting or of following rigid “healthy” rules about eating, it can be quite difficult. To be able to ultimately return to your inborn Intuitive Eater, a number of things need to be in place—most importantly, the ability to trust yourself! Here is a summary of the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating, from the book, Intuitive Eating, 2nd ed, 2003, by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD and Elyse Resch, MS, RD, FADA. With these principles, comes a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom that can be exhilarating!
For more information on this approach to a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body view the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating
Angie specializes in the following areas of Gastrointestinal Nutrition:
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Food Allergy and Sensitivity
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
If you are on a limited diet due to any of the listed conditions, it is important to be aware of the potential for nutritional deficiencies. Angie can help you use food as a tool for disease and symptom management, and will provide solutions to ensure the nutritional adequacy of your diet prescription.
Nutrigenomix Genetic DNA Testing
Nutrigenomics is the study of how individual genetic variation affects a person’s response to nutrients and impacts the risk of nutrition-related chronic diseases.
Individual genetic variations can affect how people respond to the foods, beverages and supplements they consume.
Contact me today to get your Nutrigenomix test.
Angie loves to share her passion for nutrition by speaking with groups. Learn the fundamental principles of eating and living mindfully to improve your health and your sense of well-being.
Spending too much time and getting overwhelmed in the grocery store? Try a one-on-one grocery shopping trip with Angie. She can help you navigate through the aisles and make the best choices for you and your family.
Seca Precision Body Composition Analysis
When monitoring sports nutrition progress, there are many different
markers that can show improvements other than scale weight. The Seca Body Composition Analyzer is designed for medical use and is validated against the four compartment model – the gold standard for fat mass estimation. We can track your progress by distinguishing between muscle gain and fat loss, even if weight remains the same. Your fitness and personal nutrition programs can be adjusted based this data.
Frequently Asked Questions
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How much will it cost?
A 1-hour initial consultation is $150, and 30-minute follow-up appointments are $75. In Pennsylvania, many healthcare plans cover Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) with no out-of-pocket costs, if your deductible has been met. However, every individual insurance plan varies greatly, so please check with your individual plan on coverage specifics.
What happens in an initial consultation?
What is Intuitive Eating?
Intuitive Eating is an evidenced-based, mind-body health approach, comprised of 10 Principles and created by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in 1995. It is a weight-neutral model with a validated assessment scale and over 90 studies to date (Tribole 2017). Essentially, Intuitive Eating is a personal process of honoring health by listening and responding to the direct messages of the body in order to meet your physical and psychological needs. For more information, please visit: https://www.intuitiveeating.org
Is Intuitive Eating right for me?
Can you just tell me what to eat?
This is a trick question. Of course I can just tell you what to eat, but that would be boring and essentially another form of a diet. I would rather spend our time together working on ways to get you enjoying the foods you love in ways that feel good and in line with your health goals. I can provide meal ideas and recipes to support these goals, but I rarely take pleasure in telling anyone exactly what to eat!
Can you recommend dietary supplements?
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