Lynette holds two degrees from California State University of Long Beach, a Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Food Administration. Her interest in the science behind food began at an early age when she took Biology in High School. After completion of her Didactic Program in Dietetics, she completed her Dietetic Internship through CSULB. Lynette has four years of experience working with individuals who suffer from eating disorders. She has helped her clients see the value in balanced eating and living through exposure therapy, nutrition counseling and personalized meal planning. She promotes an intuitive eating approach and helps clients find the joy in eating again.
Lynette also applies her clinical knowledge and expertise in meeting with clients. By having experience in a hospital setting, Lynette is able to apply biochemical data and research based knowledge to her clients individual needs. She has worked with complex cases such as short bowel syndrome, colon resection, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, enteral and parenteral nutrition, chronic liver failure, respiratory failure, and cardiac failure.
In her free time, Lynette spends time with her husband, two beautiful daughters and fellow foodie friends. She has experienced different cultures and food across the globe, having traveled to eastern Africa, central Mexico, and the Caribbean. From her travels Lynette has learned the power food has to bind people and bring them together. Lynette believes the value of food transcends nutrition and strives to bring that love and passion to her clients.
"food for the body is not enough. there must be food for the soul." - dorothy day