Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Specialties: Including but not limited to weight loss and management, meal planning, grocery store tours, diabetes, heart disease, geriatrics, renal disease, GI disorders, celiac disease, vegetarian/vegan diets, pediatric nutrition, hypertension, food allergies, medical nutrition therapy, prenatal and postpartum nutrition, immune diseases, stress management, nutrition and exercise, cancer, anemia, food intolerances Cathleen earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Louis University in Nutrition and Dietetics with Culinary Arts. She believes there are myriad ways in which nutrition helps define the individual person, their health, and emotions. Proper nutrition forms the foundation of a healthy life. She believes incorporating a variety of foods with moderation is essential. Cathleen guides her clients to achieve behavior changes through meal planning and setting individualized goals. She can help her clients understand cooking techniques to integrate healthy eating as an attainable everyday practice. Modern diet trends are constantly shifting and evolving; Cathleen will help decipher between the healthy eating myths and facts. Achieving a balanced lifestyle to include physical activity will promote health and lean muscle mass, improve metabolism, and prevent disease onset. Cathleen aims to help her clients reach this balance of energy intake and expenditure to achieve their nutrition goals.