Whole food plant based dietitian offering 1:1 consultations, either face to face or via Skype/Zoom.
Vegan since 1991 for health, environmental and ethical reasons. I completed my Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in 1997.
Also offering a workplace health program – The Wholefood Solution.
Weight loss; treatment and reversal of chronic diseases.
Workplace health programs
National Radio Talk Show Host, Health & Longevity – LifeTalk Radio Network; Plant-Based Nutrition, Lifestyle Medicine and Longevity lectures, seminar and classes; Private Plant-Based Nutrition Counseling services (specializing in Lifestyle Medicine, Longevity and Anti-Aging) utilizing a whole food, plant-based diet (WFPB Diet); WFPB cooking and tasting classes; Tour Guide of Grocery and Natural Food Stores; WFPB Recipe Development, Writer and Cookbook Author; R&D consulting for plant-based food and nutritional products for companies, corporations, restaurants, etc. ; Media interviews and spokesperson
As a registered dietitian with a Masters degree in Nutrition Education, I offer evidence based, lifestyle food choices that are delightful, healthy and individually tailored to each client. I help to develop individualized and realistic menu plans to assist anyone who wants to experience greater physical health and long term enjoyment from their dietary and lifestyle choices. Board Certified with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
areas of expertise include evidence based diets for weight loss, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, chronic digestive diseases and food intolerances. Marla works with those who wish to be vegetarian, vegan or plant-based as well as those who are simply plant-curious. She works with individuals and families of all ages who are seeking out a healthier relationship with food and an overall healthier lifestyle.
Marla’s mission is to meet clients where they are and help guide them toward their long and short-term goals.
Aesthetic consultations may cover concerns such as wrinkles, skin texture, dark spots, volume loss, facial aging, sagging skin, facial balancing, eyebrow microblading, decreased lip hydration, skin redness or broken blood vessels, all types of scars, facial or body acne, mila, facial contouring and much more. She is well-known for her safe practices, subtle and natural-looking results.
She has a unique approach to aesthetics that focuses on “facial micro-optimization,” where minor changes are made to improve one’s overall appearance in a subliminal way.
Direct Primary Care
Personalized care. Longer appointments. The convenience of online, virtual visits on a secure platform. Thorough attention to all aspects of your life that may be affecting your health. Evidence based advice.
Full-service primary care
Comprehensive evaluation of health, including physical, social, emotional and spiritual. Game plan with patient on which areas to focus on. Ongoing compassionate support as changes occur with close medical supervision. Dr. Bhaskar is a certified mindfulness meditation instructor. She also is a graduate of the Whole Health Medicine Institute formed by Dr. Lissa Rankin.
Sexology Counseling, Weigth loss, Life Style Med, Plant based Nutrition and Fitness
-Lifestyle Medicine coaching
-Preventive, acute and chronic healthcare,( eg well person care, infections, injuries, HTN, Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome)
-Access to a collaborative network of complementary paths to health
I offer in-home nutrition consultations and cooking classes as well as online courses. On Facebook, I offer tips, recipes and lots of inspiration.
Clinical counseling approaches to nutrition, physical activity, stress reduction, sleep maintenance, stress reduction, and interpersonal relationship management.
1900 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary NC 27519
Health/Wellness/Emotional Resilience Coaching
Practical skills and tips for making the shift to a whole foods plant based lifestyle. Jackie promotes a whole foods, plant based diet as a dietary approach to chronic disease management and prevention while also optimizing health and performance.
Consults specific to the use of Lifestyle interventions to manage Polycystic Ovarian syndrome.
Consults specific to addressing the health of the entire family through plant-based nutrition.
Whole-Food Plant-Based Cooking, Indian Cooking, Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)
Lifestyle Medicine Programs, CHIP Program
38 Wavecrest Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Nutrition evaluation, nutrient analysis, supplement recommendations, recipes and resources, health condition management (diabetes, heart disease, cancer, PCOS), developing a healthy relationship with food, intuitive eating counseling.
A Direct Primary Care practice offering comprehensive primary care with longer appointment times and individualized care. We offer lifestyle programs including cooking classes and demonstrations in our teaching kitchen.
Individual nutrition and health consulting, Corporate Wellness Consulting, Shared Medical Appointments, Interdisciplinary Lifestyle Medicine Approaches, Home & Pantry Makeovers, Lifestyle Consulting
A unique and customized program that is designed to help you. Some popular services that I provide include:
Grocery Store Tours
Meal and Snack Ideas
Therapeutic Exercise Prescriptions
“Diabetes Undone” Facilitator
Certified diabetes educator
Plant-based nutrition and cooking classes
Mediator Release Test (MRT) for delayed food sensitivities
Hands-on Cooking Classes
Gluten-Free Plant-Based recipe development
1. Outpatient Endocrinology Consultations for all endocrine disorders including diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, parathyroid, osteoporosis, hormone disorders and pituitary disorders with strong focus on lifestyle medicine using whole foods plant based nutrition.
2. Preventative Nutritional Counseling for reducing risk of chronic lifestyle diseases.
3. In-house thyroid and parathyroid ultrasounds and ultrasound guided thyroid biopsies performed by Dr Patel.
4. Continuous Glucose monitoring for diabetes patients.
5. Insulin pump management for diabetes patients.
Nutrition Counseling for cancer survival and prevention, diabetes, heart disease other other chronic illnesses. Telephone consultations to help clients get started with a plant-based diet and ongoing support to make this a lifestyle habit. Full nutrition assessment, individualized plan and ongoing support to help you reach your goals.
Holistic Pelvic Therapy
Mind Body Medicine
Health Coaching, Nutritional Counseling, Lifestyle Medicine Coaching, Personal Training.
Plant-based education in/for:
Cooking (for yourself and others)
Disease treatment and prevention
Grocery shopping, pantry stocking, and product selection to maximize plant based cooking and reduce food cost
Transitioning yourself and your family
– Meal Plans
– Plant Based Nutrition Coaching
– Cooking Classes
– Plant Based Nutrition Speaker
Specialties include food sensitivities, plant-based diets, autoimmune conditions, ingredient-restricted diets, diet makeovers. Mindful eating training and workshops.
FREE 5-day Plant-Based Challenge
Mediator Release Testing (MRT) and counseling for food sensitivities.
Healing Touch energy therapy sessions.
Seminars and Workshops for employee wellness programs, schools and faith based organizations.
Consultation with healthcare and food service organizations for developing plant based patient and cafeteria menus, and implementing plant based menu options.
Plant based nutrition coaching and menu planning for families and individuals.
Dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, crowns, dentures, veneers, whitening, teeth straightening, payment plans, All-On-4, complete teeth replacement, bridges
Plant-based nutrition counseling; Plant-based nutrition seminars; Health coaching
Treating and reversing disease with a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Skype consultations within Australia.
Plant-based nutrition seminars and events – available to speak to groups.