Monique guides and teaches clients to become independent in adopting personalized nutrition plans that support their lifestyle and health related goals. Her personalized nutrition programs are developed to provide the latest research based nutrition advice, presented in the form of clear and practical guidelines. Programs are designed to be implemented effectively over time, support lifestyle change, and provide long-term and effective results. These customized programs are initiated at the first consultation and developed through ongoing monitoring and follow-up appointments.
Nutrition sessions can include the following:
Follow-up consultations are recommended to provide:
Through the use of the skinfold caliper technique, your level of body fat and lean body mass can be estimated using age, gender, and fitness appropriate formulas. This body composition analysis is extremely helpful for developing appropriate and healthy weight and body composition goals.
Area of Expertise
|Disordered Eating Spectrum||Food Sensitivities-Mediator Release Test/LEAP Protocol||GI Disorders|
|Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Disordered Eating Spectrum.||Food sensitivity testing for all non IgE food reactions related to IBS, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, migraines/headaches, fibromyalgia, eczema/psoriasis, eosinophilic esophagitis and gastritis, interstitial cystitis, inflammatory arthritis, chronic pain and autoimmune conditions caused/aggravated by inflammation which is triggered by food and/or chemicals in your everyday (even healthy) diet. The MRT test is personalized and combined with the LEAP protocol, and a phased oligoantigenic/immunocalm elimination diet.||Nutrition and supplement plans and protocols for celiac disease, non-celiac gluten snsitivity, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), GERD, and yeast sensitivity.|
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Food Allergies & Intolerances||Women’s Health|
|The FODMAPs elimination and food challenge diet protocol that manages symptoms for 75-percent of persons with mild IBS, as well as supportive supplementation to manage symptoms.||Meal and menu planning for IgE food allergies and previously determined food intolerances.||Osteopenia/osteoporosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Interstitial cystitis, menopause, premenstrual disorder, iron deficiency and anemia, pregnancy/breastfeeding, and gestational diabetes.|
|Weight Loss/Weight Management||Kid’s Nutrition||Insulin resistance, Pre-diabetes, Type II diabetes|
|Programs that incorporate nutrition, exercise, and behavior strategies for lasting lifestyle change and sustainable weight management.||Nutrition plans for vegetarian kids, sports nutrition, and nutrition counseling for kids at risk of becoming overweight, disordered eating, and eating disorders.||Therapeutic food, nutrition and supplement strategies for insulin resistance and carbohydrate metabolism disorders.|
|Pre-Hypertension & Hypertension||
Hypercholesterolemia / Hyperlipidemia
|Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition|
|Therapeutic food, nutrition, and supplement to manage and treat elevated or high blood pressure.||Therapeutic food, nutrition, and supplement strategies to manage and treat an abnormal lipid/cholesterol profile.||Balanced and nutrient rich vegetarian and vegan nutrition plans and supplement guidelines.|
|Nutritional strategies for hypothyroidism, fibromyalgia, and other autoimmune disorders.|