Dahlia Marin (In-Network with Most PPO Insurances)
Dahlia Marin, RDN is a Plant Based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, who has used food as medicine on a whole food plant based diet for the past 10 years to overcome pre-diabetes, PCOS, GI issues, obesity, and Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism, and have a healthy plant-based pregnancy. She is passionate about healing the gut, as it is a key to healing the entire body. She uses her own health story and clinical experience working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and health conditions to get to the root of what ails them, helping to find true healing and well-being.
Dahlia is a pioneer when it comes to treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and/or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) as she focuses on addressing root causes of these diseases, with the goal to add variety to the diet, not take it away.
James Marin, RD, EN is an Integrative Registered Dietitian and Environmental Nutritionist who specializes in using whole plant-foods as a form of medical nutrition therapy. James has used his knowledge of food and the environment to help his patients prevent and reverse diseases related to the gut, like Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, and more. His approach takes into account family history, stress, nutrition habits, lifestyle, and environment to come up with a tailored approach for each of his patients.
Victoria Shemer (In-Network with Most PPO Insurances)
Vicky Shemer, RDN is a Registered dietitian nutritionist and has been using the healing power of whole foods to successfully defeat her own health problems including gallbladder dysfunction, gestational diabetes, postpartum weight, and leaky gut. Her nutrition knowledge journey began in Greece and continued in the USA where she graduated magna cum laude from CSULA. As a clinical dietitian, she has been helping her patients manage diabetes, weight problems, heart disease, and inflammation. Vicky’s professional interests include working with people who want to prevent cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and learning how to eat mindfully to maintain a healthy weight. Being fluent in Russian and Ukrainian, Vicky wants to reach clients in different communities to inspire them with introducing more whole foods in their lifestyle. Her passion is to share the knowledge of nutrition to encourage, empower, and motivate clients on how to integrate mindful eating habits in busy lives. She wants to help others find pathways to mental and physical wellness and build a healthy relationship with food.
Joseph Bartolone (In-Network with Most PPO Insurances)
Joseph Bartolone, RD, is a Registered Dietitian, who has used his knowledge in nutrition to overcome health problems such as asthma, food allergies, IBS, SIBO, chronic inflammation, and migraines. He quit his job as a micro surface engineer in order to pursue a career as Registered Dietitian. During his time in college he developed a lot of health issues that led him to his interest and passion for healing the gut and autoimmune diseases through nutrition. He used all of his knowledge from school combined with his own research on gut health, integrative medicine, and nutrition in order to overcome his health problems by healing his gut.
He has had a strong passion for nutrition since the age of 5 when he lost his father due to a heart attack. Joseph has combined his passion for nutrition along with his knowledge and experience to help others overcome their own health problems by healing their gut.
Kaitie Chakos (Rodriguez) (In-Network with Most PPO Insurances)
MS, RD, LDN
Kaitie Chakos (Rodriguez), MS, RD, LDN, is a Licensed Registered Dietitian who focuses on utilizing an evidence-based approach to help patients work towards their health goals. Specialties include GI issues, Women's health, and Plant-based nutrition. Having suffered from irritable bowel syndrome herself, she exhibits empathy and understanding about the process required to work toward improvement. Kaitie believes in individualized patient collaboration through nutrition counseling and education.
Kaitie will be continuing her nutrition education further by starting a Ph.D. program in the fall of 2022 that emphasizes the importance of nutrition interventions within the field of cancer research.
Karina Nava (Accepting Most PPO Insurances)
Karina is Registered Dietitian who helps patients develop a healthy relationship with food. She uses a non-diet and holistic approach to health by addressing the whole person- physically, mentally, and emotionally. She focuses on evidenced-based nutrition principles to teach her patients about healthy eating so that they can trust themselves around food and move away from chronic dieting and disordered eating patterns. Her goal is to help patients learn how to nourish their
body and not feel stressed around food.
She was a young high school student when she recognized the importance of nutrition. After her mom was diagnosed with stage four cancer, she was driven to learn more about the details of her treatment plan. This experience motivated her to pursue a career in nutrition.