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Nutritious Thoughts offers individualized nutrition counseling, as well as educational groups and presentations for the community and workplace settings. We travel to your space and provide services on-site at the frequency of your choosing. 

*If you are a professional seeking to expand your knowledge, please visit our Professional Development page.*

Community Presentations & Public Speaking

Are you interested in a Registered Dietitian educating your staff, students, or co-workers? You can choose any topic from our most commonly requested presentations or you can customize the presentation to best meet the specific needs of your audience.

  • Eating Disorders 101
    • We provide baseline education on what constitutes an eating disorder, including the DSM V for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED), as well as additional disordered eating not yet diagnosed.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders
    • We will educate on the common signs and symptoms to look for in men, women and adolescents suffering with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder and OSFED.
  • How to help someone who is struggling with an eating disorder
    • This can be a difficult and sensitive subject to broach. We provide strategies to help you reach out to that individual of concern to assist in getting him or her the help they need.
  • What is Disordered Eating?
  • Health at Every Size:  Removing Weight Bias
  • How to Help Without Harming
    • For parents and teachers 
  • Attuned Eating: Blending Nutrition Education, Intuitive Eating, Emotions and Mindfulness.
    • Puzzle pieces to a healthy relationship with food and body.
Substance Recovery & Rehabilitation Centers

Many healing facilities are aware of the importance of proper nutrition during the recovery process. Utilizing nutrition professionals to educate both staff and residents helps to anchor the integrity of the treatment center while providing the best possible care for those recovering.

  • Individualized Nutrition Counseling
  • Resident Workshops/Nutrition Educational Groups
  • Staff Workshops/Educational Programming
Schools (Private and Public)

Children and adolescents are receiving an increasing amount of messaging and pressure around the “right” ways to eat or look. If you have concerns about the nutrition or health of your students, allow us to provide professional insight during this influential time of their lives.

  • Individual Nutrition Counseling for students and staff
    • Addressing personal concerns and goals regarding health
  • Group Staff Educations
    • How to speak to students regarding their food intake and body image concerns
    • How to spot disordered eating and how to support recovery
  • Student Group Educational Programs
    • Fundamentals of Nutrition
    • Joyful Movement
Workplace and Corporate Wellness

Research indicates that healthcare costs in the workplace are directly impacted by employee lifestyle choices. Nutrition counseling can help improve employee health, and thereby lower the rising costs of healthcare for the employer, improve employee morale, and increase employee productivity. Many companies are offering nutrition counseling as a workplace benefit. Allow Nutritious Thoughts to provide professional advice and accountability to help and lower your bottom line.

  • Group Presentations/Health Focused Inservices
  • Health Fair Consultations
  • Lunch & Learn Workshops
  • Individual Nutrition Counseling Sessions
  • Consultation on company-provided meals and snacks
Continuing Education Presentations & Workshops

Eating Disorders:  Identifying Signs and Symptoms from a Dietitians Perspective ($350)

  • Discuss how eating disorders can develop
  • Utilize the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)
  • Identify signs, symptoms & personality traits of specific Eating Disorders
  • Explore nutrition goals for specific Eating Disorders
  • List levels of care for Eating Disorder treatment
  • Acknowledge when to refer out
  • Access local and international resources

Eating Disorder Assessment ($1,050)

  • Review Eating Disorder diagnostic criteria
  • Present case study and demonstrate thorough initial assessment with eating disorder focus
  • Explain the importance of trauma informed care/space when developing rapport
  • Discuss eating disorder red flags, common co-occurring conditions, important aspects of family history, and other commonalities throughout initial assessment
  • Practice compiling information for plan of care for follow-up session
  • List quick (and not so quick) screening tools for clinicians
  • Discuss commitment to eating disorder population as a clinician
  • Recognize signs of burnout

Transform Connection: Neurobiology of Food and Yoga

From Binge Eating to Attuned Eating: Finding Trust in the Process

Coming Soon:  Health at Every Size:  Removing Weight Stigma ($350)

We specialize in Eating Concerns (eating disorders, disordered eating patterns, emotional eating, chronic dieting, weight & body Image concerns), Nutrition for Substance Use Recovery, Nutrition for Competitive & Recreational Athletes, Chronic Health Concerns (i.e. diabetes, digestive issues, food allergies, depression, anxiety), Women’s Health (i.e. PCOS, gestational/hormonal & reproductive nutrition).

Visit Us

31 College Place
Building B Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28801
Adjacent to the Girl Scout Building

Nutritious Thoughts' entrance is not wheelchair accessible. We always strive to accommodate the needs of our clients. Please contact us directly about your particular situation.

Contact Us

Phone: (828) 333-0096

Fax: (828) 505-8772

Who We Are

Registered Dietitians and Licensed Nutritionists located in Asheville, NC serving all Western North Carolina, East Tennessee and Upstate South Carolina region.