Hi and welcome! I'm Kelsey, a 29-year-old, non-diet Registered Dietitian helping you find freedom with food, exercise, your body and health. "Health" looks different for everyone and I can help you navigate and discover what it means for you. I believe satisfaction and freely enjoying food without guilt is so important, which is why I fully enjoy oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate chips and eating cereal out of over-sized coffee mugs.
We are bombarded with information about food, nutrition and health every day, and it can be so confusing to tease out the things that truly matter. My goal is to help you learn how to trust your body, honor your health and embrace the grey between black-and-white thinking. I fully embrace Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size in my practice and hope to empower you to make peace with food and your natural body size.
My journey to becoming an RD
True story, I actually went into my freshman year of college wanting to major in math, which is clearly quite different from where I actually landed in the field of Exercise Science and Nutrition. After walking through significant life challenges and struggling with some disordered eating of my own, I felt led to pursue Nutrition. I have a Bachelor's of Science in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University as well as a Bachelor's in Nutrition. I received a Master's in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Florida before becoming a licensed and Registered Dietitian in Florida.
I stumbled across Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size a few years later, which have completely transformed the way I think about food and body size. These concepts shape both my approach to nutrition and my philosophy in practice. Ultimately, I want to bring hope to those who still struggle to find a peaceful relationship with food and their bodies. Freedom is possible.
I'm fascinated by the gut microbiome, so you can definitely find me reading and researching a whole lot about that! I have the most patient and loving husband who listens to me when I'm overly excited to share a factoid about the digestive system. I also really enjoy spending time with my family, eating meals with my wonderful friends, walking on the beach, a good Bar Method class and sushi.
I'm so glad you found my website! If you would like to connect or become a client, please use the Contact link above.
Please note: I am based in Orlando, FL but am able to see some clients virtually