Eating well doesn’t mean eating perfectly. Our goal is to help you find the peace of mind and satisfaction in knowing that you are eating as well as possible. We strive to ensure you enjoy the foods you eat and also eat the foods you enjoy!
Jane Reagan’s experience in the fields of nutrition and counseling spans 25 years. She believes in a holistic approach to nutrition and wellness. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Education from the University of Arizona and a Masters of Education degree in Counseling from Boston University. She became a Registered Dietitian through the University of Northern Colorado. She is a CEDRD (Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian), holds a certification in Adult Weight Management and is a Certified LEAP Therapist for food sensitivities. She regularly studies functional medicine and applies this philosophy to nutrition interventions. She is currently getting a FNLP (Functional Nutrition Lifestyle Practitioner) certification.
Jane is a strong believer in functional nutrition and getting to the root of a person’s health issues. In her 20’s she came down with debilitating flu like symptoms that stayed with her for many years. Her motivation to understand her own health issues resulted in an insatiable desire to expand her nutrition knowledge. She sought out many alternative practices and learned a whole body approach to true wellness. Jane believes in treating the whole person by meeting them they’re at, and providing guidance through nutrition, supplementation, testing, counseling and lifestyle strategies.
She believes in a “food first” philosophy. She also believes that food has the power to heal, and that understanding food quality, food choices and one’s relationship with food, can lead to greater awareness, improved health and a more abundant life. She regularly helps individuals to understand how food impacts them physically, mentally and emotionally.
Jane started her work in nutrition and wellness at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, AZ, followed by working at an in-patient eating disorders hospital in Boston. She has contributed significantly to nutrition within the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD). As Nutrition Educator for The GROWE Foundation & Garden to Table Program, she developed and taught a Colorado-based standardized nutrition curriculum for grades K-5. She co-wrote a children’s cookbook, “Cooking is Cool.”
Jane’s specialties include: eating disorders; weight loss/gain; food allergies/sensitivities; gut health; adrenal fatigue; diabetes/hypoglycemia; cardiovascular disease/hypertension; Lyme disease; mindful eating/emotional eating and family/child nutrition.
In addition, Jane also works as a Clinical Nutritionist at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is currently a member of their Eating Disorder Team. Jane has been a Boulder resident for over 20 years and has 4 children.
Dear Jane - I just wanted to write to you to say a resounding THANK YOU for all your help in getting my eating on track. A little over a year ago, I went to see you after my weight peaked at 174 lbs… read full letter
Jane is great and uses a treatment approach that addresses the person as a whole and not just their specific symptoms.
Jane is an engaging, thoughtful, and caring health care provider! She also makes very clear what she thinks I need to be doing in the nutrition area, which doesn’t always make appointments fun or easy, but makes them helpful/beneficial.
Jane really understood me and my needs. I never felt like I was just being plugged into formula. She made me feel really comfortable.
I was referred to Jane when I had first had accepted that fact that after five years, that I needed to get help for my eating disorder. After working with Jane for several months, I was able to finally after five years reach a normal weight. Now several months later, I have been able to retain a healthy weight and feel so much freer now to make better choices. Jane was not only able to help me gain weight, but was also an incredible emotional support for me as well and helped me talk about issues surrounding my eating disorder. I believe that this was crucial to my continued success, as I continue my life free from my disorder. I would recommend Jane to anyone struggling with these issues.
The greatest gift in working with Jane has been that I have learned to trust my body and its ability to communicate its needs in ways that I don't think I ever have. I have continued to lose weight at a realistic and healthy rate, but more importantly I have learned to listen to and trust my body, a skill that will allow me to continue to prioritize my health and keep the weight off. I'm grateful for the ability to continue working with Jane on this journey.
Michelle Ververs has worked as a Registered Dietitian since 2010. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the University of Connecticut. Michelle specializes in helping families and individuals build better relationships with food. She believes nutrition and food play an integral role in overall physical, mental and social health.
Michelle has extensive experience working in the food service industry and providing quality, satisfying menus for clients. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan in long term care communities and as a public health dietitian. Michelle also specializes in lactation, is a Certified Lactation Counselor and has trained as a postpartum doula.
When she is not at work, Michelle can be found cooking, spending time with her husband and daughter and running road races.
Alexandra is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan. She has experience counseling individuals with a variety of medical conditions and helps them achieve optimal health and disease management by empowering individuals to take an active role in their health and well being. She has experience with eating disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, GI disorders, and liver and kidney diseases, among others. She counsels individuals of all ages, and offers group and family counseling as well.
Alexandra has worked extensively with the elderly population both as a dietitian and as a director of a senior living community developing and overseeing health education programs for this population. She is an advocate for expanding community-based healthy lifestyle programs, and making such programs accessible to all populations.
While food and nutrition education is at the center of her counseling, Alexandra believes that lifestyle change cannot be achieved without exploring the psychological, social, and practical life barriers to self care. With a compassionate, patient-centered, intuitive-eating approach, Alexandra will assist you in navigating your individual path to whole-person wellness.
Alexandra is a mother of two young boys. Together with her husband and sons she enjoys yoga, hiking, exploring new foods and restaurants, playing musical instruments, and nightly dance parties at home!
Lisa Lanzano, MS, RDN, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition & Food Management from Oregon State University, and a Master of Science degree in Gerontology (the study of aging), with an emphasis in Physiology & Nutrition, from the University of Arizona.
Lisa is a Registered Dietitian with 19 years of experience in the field of nutrition. She specializes in the treatment of individuals struggling with eating disorders and disordered eating.
Lisa is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in working with individuals and families struggling with eating disorders and disordered eating. Lisa’s emphasis is on helping clients develop and nurture a better relationship with food, eating, and their bodies. Lisa has a true passion for this work and has been in practice for 19 years. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition & Food Management from Oregon State University, and a Master of Science degree in Gerontology (the study of aging), with an emphasis in Physiology & Nutrition, from the University of Arizona. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Lisa spent her first six years in practice as a Clinical Nutritionist at the world-renown Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona, before moving to Colorado in early 2003. She then took the position as the sole nutritionist for the 15-physician South Denver Cardiology Center in Littleton, CO, before opening up her private practice, Essential Nutrition LLC, full time in Boulder in 2006. She has been interviewed for her expert nutrition advice by local newspapers and magazines, including Boulder, Colorado’s Daily Camera, Rocky Mountain Sports, and Delicious Living. Lisa co-authored the independently-published books Better Breast Health for Life! as well as the “Skeletal System and Joint Health,” chapter in the textbook, Integrating Therapeutic and Complementary Nutrition (CRC Press, 2006). Lisa is a member and supporter of the Eating Disorder Foundation (EDF), The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). In 2015, Lisa became an IAEDP-Approved Supervisor to help supervise and educate other health professionals undergoing IAEDP’s certification program, which enables health professionals to become more competent, skillful, and experienced in the field of eating disorder treatment and prevention.
I have a true passion for working with individuals struggling to overcome an eating disorder. I am not the kind of nutrition professional who criminalizes food or promotes the notion of “good” or “bad” foods. Rather, I apply the “when, why, and how much” method to determine the best dietary approach for each individual that honors one’s whole self. I love teaching individuals how to navigate their OWN way through the complicated and often conflicting world of nutrition and health. I work hard to ensure my clients come away with better self-awareness, understanding, acceptance, and education.
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"Lisa is wonderful! An amazing nutritionist. You changed my life!"
"It's rare to find a dietitian who truly listens to you and doesn't push their own 'food agenda'. I am so grateful to be able to work with you, Lisa. You have truly helped me find my own best way to eat and achieve better health. I couldn't be doing it without you! Thank you for your ongoing support as I continue to work towards overcoming my eating disorder. I'm going to be one of your success stories, you watch!"
"Lisa is very practical and made a complex subject understandable. I appreciate her nonjudgmental style. I've already begun implementing her advice and it has been helping tremendously!"
"Lisa is a fantastic listener. She is so patient and open to every question and makes me feel at ease in her office. She is a wealth of information and can take charge of the situation whenever my self-doubt or crazy irrational thinking starts to sabotage me. I appreciate her ability to meet me wherever I am. I find my sessions with her always leave me with something comforting and helpful to take with me."