As a Holistic Nutritionist, foodie, avid researcher, and an active listener, Alaya takes a heart-centered approach to uncovering the optimal nutritional plan for you. She knows that we are all truly individual in how we interact with food, both physiologically and psychologically. When you meet with Alaya, think of it as sitting at the kitchen table together. You will have a real conversation that leaves no stone unturned, and together, over time, develop a plan to move you into a life of optimal health and vitality. Alaya truly believes that with whole foods nutrition, your body's innate wisdom, and the right support, you can heal yourself from the inside out. She's here to help you every step of the way, with encouragement and education.
With a BA in Science from Marylhurst University and additional certifications in Nutritional Therapy, Primal Nutrition and Sports Nutrition, Alaya's well-rounded approach integrates both current scientific research as well as the traditional healing modalities of Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda into her practice. She also has a passion for the psychology of eating and food, and understands our mind to be an integral piece of the puzzle when it comes to whole-body healing.
Alaya enjoys helping uncover the root causes of often complex health circumstances. She provides her clients with nutritional solutions to support metabolism, increasing energy, healing your gut, digestive issues, hormone balancing, pregnancy / postpartum, fat loss, food addictions, behavioral patters, mindset blocks and much more. If you are going through major life changes, either physically or emotionally, and looking for support as you become empowered to take better care of yourself, Alaya would be honored to serve you.
Taylor graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine with her Masters in Nutrition. She believes that food is medicine, and her practice is rooted in the notion that changing what and how you eat for the better will have a beneficial effect on the mind, body and spirit. She enjoys working with clients who are ready for change and interested in learning how to implement good nutrition practices.
Taylor works with patients to establish a set of goals that can be achieved through nutrition. Her focus is on creating a preliminary dietary plan for her clients to utilize immediately after the first visit. In follow-up appointments, she works with her patients to track their progress and provide guidance.
Taylor’s nutritional counseling services help clients with a variety of complaints or ailments, including fatigue, malaise, excess body fat, skin disturbances, digestive issues, muscle wasting, food allergies and sensitivities, GERD, acid reflux, diabetes, hypertension, cancers, dyslipidemia, dysglycemia, MS, nerve damage and cholesterol issues.
Taylor also offers grocery store walk-throughs to help clients navigate the aisles utilizing her recommendations…and she’s available via email to answer questions or concerns related to nutrition.