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:

  • Weight management
  • Diabetes (Type 2 non-insulin dependent) and Prediabetes
  • Cardiovascular health (cholesterol disorders, high blood pressure)
  • Preventative health and wellness

Tips & Recipes

Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Most people can say that they either love or hate Brussels sprouts. I have always been on the fence about these particular veggies, but this recipe won me over. With the delicious sauce and the ...

6 Ways to Keep Your Produce Fresh for Longer

There’s nothing worse than buying beautiful fruits and vegetables, only to have them go bad before you can eat them. Learning how to preserve your fresh produce will help you save money, reduce food waste, ...

Tofu Stir Fry with Brown Rice

Time to lighten up your dinner table with this healthy, simple recipe for Tofu Stir Fry with Brown Rice. This basic recipe is easy to adapt. Switch up the brown rice for quinoa or other ...

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