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

Homemade Produce Wash

There are many reasons that you should wash your fruits and vegetables before you eat them. Some of these reasons include germs, pesticide residues, wax, dirt, and bug residuals.  Consider buying organic produce whenever your ...

Hearty Butternut Squash Barley Soup

Fall marks the start of soup season! What better way to kick off the season then a Hearty Butternut Squash Barley Soup. Looking for a vegan option? Simply omit the ground turkey and substitute vegetable ...

Chicken Coconut Korma

This Chicken Coconut Korma curry recipe is a great way to incorporate turmeric, a potent anti-inflammatory spice, into your diet. Turmeric is an ingredient in the curry powder. The active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, ...

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