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Nutritional Counseling for Adults

Our registered dietitians can help you craft a nutrition plan if you need to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, regulate your blood pressure, or manage a condition like celiac disease or osteoporosis.

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Adults

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    Charmin Aschenbrener, RD earned her bachelor's degree from Oregon State University and completed her dietetic internship at Idaho State University. She is a facilitator for both the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), a lifestyle improvement course; and Cooking Matters, classes on healthy eating and cooking.

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  • Nutritional Counseling

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    Alyssa Gallagher, RD is a certified diabetes educator with special interests in prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, and diabetes during pregnancy. She has particular expertise in low carb nutrition, weight management, and prenatal nutrition. Alyssa likes working with her patients to make lifelong, sustainable changes to help prevent and treat medical conditions.

    In addition to seeing patients, Alyssa is a preceptor for dietetic interns at Idaho State University.

    Alyssa earned bachelor's degrees in education from Western Oregon University and in nutrition from Oregon State University. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, snowshoeing, or biking with her family.

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    Linda J. Kees, RDN, LD, CNSC is a dietitian and nutritionist specializing in wellness, FODMAP diets and "gut" nutrition, sports nutrition, weight loss, vegan and vegetarian diets, Mediterranean lifestyle, and nutrition support (tube feeding and IV nutrition). She enjoys personalizing nutrition education and is passionate about improving the mind, body, and spirit through healthy nutrition.

    Linda has a wide range of experience, including private practice, home infusion, ICU, working with WAMI and graduate students in nutrition, and midwifery clinics. She also worked to create a menu cycle and recipe creation and testing for Idaho State Patrol cadets to prevent weight loss.

    Linda has several published articles and abstracts including poster presentations of two ASPEN abstracts re: “Incidence of Nutritional Complications after Bariatric Surgery” 2013 and “Reducing Aluminum Content in TPN solutions” 2014 (co-author).

    She also presented a poster session of an abstract, at the 1993 annual meeting of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics re: “Knowledge Retention and Diabetes Education”. Additional articles include U.S.M.S. Swimmer Magazine, Nov. 2007 and Light & Tasty Magazine, Jan 2005.

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Adults

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    Susan McCandless, RDN, LDN is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist focusing on a personalized approach to health and healing for patients with chronic diseases. She focuses on identifying root causes and system imbalances and uses food as medicine to improve health. 

    As a certified intuitive eating counselor, Susan incorporates non-dieting weight loss strategies into her care plans. Her services include after-hours appointments, individual and family counseling, group nutrition programs, and cooking classes. 

    Susan earned her bachelor's degree in clinical nutrition and food science from the University of California at Berkeley, and she interned with the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center. She has a passion for health and culinary arts and spends her free time cooking for family and friends. 

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Adults

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Adults

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    Rachel K. Myers, RD, LD, CDE is a certified diabetes educator and a patient educator at St. Luke's Humphreys Diabetes Center. She has worked as an inpatient clinical dietitian, and has experience with heart disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, kidney disease, wound care, and geriatrics.

    Rachel served in the Navy as a helicopter mechanic and plane captain, and in the Army as a platoon leader and military intelligence analyst. She is a recipient of the Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and the Army Commendation Medal.

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  • Nutritional Counseling

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  • Nutritional Counseling

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    Sarah Seppa, RD, CDE is a registered dietitian and is certified as a diabetes educator by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. She specializes in diabetes, prediabetes, and eating disorders, but she also sees patients with a wide variety of nutrition concerns.

    Sarah earned her master's degree in nutrition science from Bastyr University and completed her dietetic internship from the University of Houston. 

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  • Nutritional Counseling

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    Melissa A. Sleight, RDN, CSP, LD is a registered dietitian and a specialist in pediatric nutrition. She has a passion for educating patients of all ages about improving health through nutrition and lifestyle changes. She loves seeing her patients motivated to improve their health each day.

    Melissa earned her bachelor's degree in nutrition and food science from Utah State University and is a member of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Group as part of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also involved at the local level as a member of Magic Valley Dietitians.

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  • Nutritional Counseling for Adults
  • Nutritional Counseling

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    Shannon Stamper, RD is registered dietitian with a focus on treating cystic fibrosis with clear and concise plans based on her patients' dietary needs.

    Shannon earned her bachelor's degree in dietetics from Oregon State University and completed her dietetic internship and Idaho State University's Meridian Health Science Center.

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    Julie Walker, RDN, LD, CDE has over 30 years as a certified diabetes educator. She participates in local, regional, and national campaigns to improve the lives of people with diabetes. She serves as the consumer protection coordinator for the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to ensure the public receives safe, effective, and reliable nutrition services.

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  • Nutrition Counseling: Wood River

    Health Management Classes
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    May be covered by insurance, Registration Required

    Nutrition counseling for a variety of health conditions.