Amy Mendez MPH, RDN, LD

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Master of Public Health, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Dietitian

Amy enjoys the personal connections she makes with her clients. By understanding each person’s individuality, this helps her create an eating plan that not only addresses medical concerns, but fits her patient’s budget, cooking skills and lifestyle. Amy educates her patients on their unique nutritional needs while helping them with accountability to support success.

Amy earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For more than 25 years she has been working in cardiac rehabilitation programs, disease prevention programs, and specialized lipid clinics. She has provided both individual and group nutrition education and counseling, specializing in cardiovascular disease risk factors. 

After relocating to Colorado from South Carolina, she has been enjoying the low-humidity, blue skies, and hiking with her husband on the weekend. She has two children, two adopted kitties and volunteers with the Horse Protection League.

Amy’s nutrition specialties include:

Tips & Recipes

Turmeric Golden Milk Latte- Can this help my inflammation?

The spice Turmeric has been used for thousands of years to flavor, color, and preserve foods. It also has a long history of medicinal use for the treatment of inflammatory conditions. Turmeric contains naturally occurring ...

Metabolic Syndrome

I recently attended The Metabolic Syndrome Update held at the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Center. A gathering of Doctors, Nurses, Diabetes experts and Dietitians. An appropriate mix of professionals that demonstrate the importance ...

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Breakfast often gets overlooked. It's easy to repeat the same meal over and over each day. Shake up your routine with these Carrot Cake Overnight Oats! This recipe makes 3 servings which allows you an ...

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