Helping people make proper
food choices for better health
Whether a competitive or recreational athlete, enhance your performance by optimizing your nutrition at home and on the road. Elizabeth will translate the latest studies into practical recommendations and teach you your optimal carbohydrate, fat, protein and fluid needs, and just how to reach them before, during and after your activity.
Do you have high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol or low HDL cholesterol? Do you have family members who have suffered a heart attack or stroke? Reduce your coronary artery disease risk by adopting a low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-sodium diet and a more active lifestyle.
Whether you are overweight or underweight, Elizabeth will provide you with a personalized goal amount of calories, protein, fiber and fluid. She will recommend small, practical changes tailored to your lifestyle. Learn proper portion sizes, where to cut back, and where to load up. Find out how to track your nutrition, understand a food label, locate healthy recipes, and create or order nutritious meals.
Genetics and bad luck certainly play a role in cancer development, but many cancers can be prevented with the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. Nutrition, weight and exercise all play roles in reducing the risk of primary cancer diagnoses as well as cancer recurrence. Learn the key features of an anti-cancer diet or how to recover from the tolls cancer and treatment have taken on you.
Elizabeth Avery, a Boston native, received her Master of Science degree in Applied Physiology & Nutrition from Columbia University. Over the past decade, she has worked in a variety of settings, including teaching hospitals, outpatient clinics, schools, health clubs and non-profit organizations. Her specialties include sports, oncology, cardiovascular and general wellness nutrition, as well as weight management and nutrition support (enteral and parenteral nutrition). A sports enthusiast, Elizabeth has competed in more than 35 road races, numerous marathons, rowing regattas, tennis and volleyball tournaments, and an Olympic-distance triathlon. Whether it is for weight change, disease management, or athletic performance optimization, she will help you make simple changes that result in permanent solutions.
- Master of Science in Applied Physiology & Nutrition, Columbia University
- Registered Dietitian
- Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
- Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist, Massachusetts
- Certified Nutrition Support Clinician
- Certified Personal Trainer, National Strength & Conditioning Association