MALIA DUNN RDN, CEDRD

Malia Dunn is a Registered Dietitian at Essential Nutrition where she provides individual and group counseling, specializing in the fields of eating disorders, HIV, diabetes, and general health and wellness. She previously served as the President of the Northern Colorado Dietetic Association and was awarded the 2015 Recognized Young Dietitian Award.

Specialties Include

  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Eating
  • Mindful & Intuitive Eating
  • Restaurant Outings
  • Blood Sugar Management
  • HIV & Nutrition
  • Child & Family Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Restaurant Dining Experiential
  • Body Composition Testing
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Testing
  • Supermarket Tours

Full Bio

Malia Dunn is a Registered Dietitian at Essential Nutrition where she provides individual and group counseling, specializing in the fields of eating disorders, HIV, diabetes, and general health and wellness. She previously served as the President of the Northern Colorado Dietetic Association and was awarded the 2015 Recognized Young Dietitian Award.

 

Malia earned a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado, where she also completed her postgraduate internship. Malia’s nutrition philosophy centers on setting realistic goals, recognizing personal values, and mindfulness (such as ACT -Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). Malia often helps her clients create meal plans, optimize their metabolism, increase nutrition knowledge, reach nutrition goals and improve blood values. Her true passion is helping others achieve a balance which enables them to nourish their bodies while truly enjoying and appreciating food. She believes food should be utilized as a tool to connect with others, improve overall well-being, and simply enjoy! Malia’s passion and early introduction to the eating disorder world has provided her with the necessary tools to treat many different types of eating disorders. She is a firm believer in a team approach and thrives when given the opportunity to collaborate with therapists, doctors, and personal trainers. She currently works in the outpatient setting, but has had experience working at an intensive outpatient center in Ft Collins and Eating Recovery Center in Denver. With a variety of treatment center settings, Malia has the experience and skills necessary to work with eating disorder clients in the outpatient setting.

 

When Malia is not working you can find her in the mountains snowboarding, camping, or hiking.

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