I will learn about your lifestyle, likes, dislikes and habits. Nutrition and exercise should be a fun part of a healthy lifestyle. More than likely, this will be different for different people. The more involved you are in the learning process, the faster and easier it will be for you to adopt healthy lifestyle practices.
A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for more than 20 years. Aerobics fitness instructor for more than 30 years, now a Certified Personal Trainer. Specialties include weight loss, diabetes management and heart disease reversal. More recently my research interests include; plastics and contaminants in our food, high intensity training and supplements-help or hype?
Elisabeth Byers RDN, CPT
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer
To improve physical health and function through nutrition and exercise prescription one person, one family, one community at a time. To educate communities how to manage their health to the point of disease reversal and prevention. To have fun and be safe.
01-15 to present Nutrition and Fitness business, East Bay Area, CA.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)-Prescribe Medical Nutritional Therapy (MNT) and Exercise programs based on personal goals. Individual and group classes. Nutrition Seminars. Professional training; educational materials, menus and recipes for weight loss, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and other therapeutic diets.
05-13 to 06-18 Nutricopia, Sacramento, CA.
Consultant Dietitian-Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and Rehabilitation. Assessment and documentation of nutritionally at risk (physical therapy, tube feed, dialysis, pressure sores and weight variances). Monthly kitchen safety and sanitation reports. Menu review.
08-11 to 05-13 Fremont, CA.
Caregiver-Performed daily living skills for disabled 93 year old. Medical nutritional history; hypertension, Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis and lactose intolerant.
2010 to 2011 NOW-Nutrition Options for Wellness, Albuquerque, NM.
Community Dietitian-Fee for service, self-employed. Taught classes on topics such as diabetes, hypertension and weight loss. Conducted assessments, developed goals, provided MNT and fitness education to clients with varying nutritional needs. Participated in community events and health fairs.
2009 to 2011 Fresenius Medical Care, Rio Rancho, NM.
Renal Dietitian-Provided MNT to Hemodialysis (HD)/Peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients and their families. Reviewed monthly labs with nutritional recommendations. Monitored nutritional trends. Co-author of “Binder Buddy” program for the improvement of bone health (Calcium, Phosphorous, and PTH).
2004 to 2009 Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD), Santa Fe, NM.
Community Dietitian-Managed Federal and State contracts. Conducted program evaluations, menu planning, nutritional guidance and recommendations to New Mexico senior center staff. Provided health education to New Mexicans over the age of 60. Created and taught diabetes cooking classes to Native American senior communities (19 pueblos and 2 Apache tribes). Appointed to the New Mexico task force to end hunger. Member of the New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council. Member of the New Mexico Healthy Weight Council. Assisted with Senior Olympic events.
2003 to 2004 Sweet Success-Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, CA.
Diabetes Educator-Instructed diabetes self-management skills to women with gestational diabetes. Contributor to booklet “Managing Your Diabetes: Information to Help You” June 2004.
2002 to 2003 La Familia Medical Center Diabetes Clinic, Santa Fe, NM.
Diabetes Educator-Instructed diabetes self-management skills to New Mexicans of all ages. Conducted fitness and health assessments. Individual counseling and group classes. Co-promotional health events with Joslin Diabetes Center.
2000 to 2002 Presbyterian Medical Services, Espanola, NM.
Clinical Dietitian-Food Service Manager-Managed kitchen staff and meals for 100-bed hospital. Provided MNT to patients and family members. Budget management. Food purchasing.
1998 to 2000 Fresenius Medical Care, Albuquerque, NM.
Renal Dietitian-MNT to hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
Other Relevant Work Experience
St. Joseph’s Diabetes Center, Albuquerque, NM, Diabetes Educator-One on One counseling and group classes.
FHP, Albuquerque, NM, Community Dietitian-Provided MNT to members. Instructed and revised twelve week weight loss class curriculum. Community health events.
University of New Mexico Dietetic AP4, Albuquerque, NM, Community rotations-Presbyterian Diabetes Center and Sandia National Wellness Center, Clinical rotation-Lovelace Hospital, Food Service Management rotation-Albuquerque Public Schools.
Los Alamos Wellness Center, Los Alamos, NM. AFFA certified aerobics instructor
YMCA, Los Alamos, NM. AFFA certified aerobics instructor
1995 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM-----B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics
1988 American River College, Sacramento, CA-----A.S. Math and Science
Certified Personal Trainer-2012 to present
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist-1995 to present
Certified Diabetes Educator, 2002 to 2007
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