My role as an integrative and functional dietitian stems from decades of crafting healthy food from scratch — a passion complemented by degrees from the Culinary Institute of America and the Master of Science in Health Sciences Program in Integrative Medicine at George Washington University.
I’m also certified bythe American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. The A4M i s the established global leader for continuing education in longevity medicine, metabolic resilience and whole-person care and helps certified practitioners like me demonstrate their active interest in the science of longevity.
For you (my amazing clients!) this comprehensive experience gives you one-stop shopping for troubleshooting imbalances and making lifestyle changes that encompass diet, wellness and fitness. Together, we’ll delve into the root cause of your symptoms and customize a plan to specifically address your unique needs as a whole person. Not just certain parts of you or your symptoms, but you as a complex human being with your own history, genetics, physiology, spirituality and lifestyle choices. We’ll work hard to make the plan stick. If you need more accountability and need me to text you every morning, I will text you.
Hi, I’m Christiane Matey — Founder of Mint Nutrition, licensed nutritionist, registered dietitian, mother and chef. I’m obsessed with really good food and living a healthy lifestyle in Mooresville, North Carolina.. My early struggles with body image, weight and gastrointestinal issues (which might be similar to yours) led me to study integrative nutrition, which is a whole person approach to empowering people to feel better and make lasting changes. Basically, I’m trained to help you learn about good nutrition and take control of your life with knowledge and accountability. .
Parented by two hard-working chefs, I grew up in the restaurant biz in a small town in New Hampshire — the restaurant was downstairs and we lived upstairs. I was my father’s shadow in the kitchen and became enamored with cooking and food at a young age. To say the least, I grew up in a culinary whirlwind.
While my food-centric childhood led me to become a chef, dietitian and integrative nutritionist, I also experienced early trauma that resulted in struggles — with my body, with my weight and with GI issues. Most days felt like an uphill battle, yet it was this difficult part of the puzzle that ultimately inspired me to help others through food, lifestyle and nutrition. Needless to say, my simultaneously joyful and complicated relationship with food and my body have brought me where I am today. They are part of my history and who I am as a whole person, and they are what fuel me to empower others to find their best self through holistic nutrition, integrative medicine and overall mind-body wellness.
Fun Fact: I love both the taste of that first sip of coffee in the morning as well as what it represents — a new day and another opportunity to start fresh and move forward with intention.
Mint Nutrition is an evidence-based practice that uses a people-centered approach to inspire, educate, empower, and promote optimal health and wellness. In addition to our commitment to a high moral code, we are also dedicated to transparency, honesty, integrity, and ethics in everything we do.
As human beings and as healthcare professionals, we wholly believe that optimal health is our greatest asset. We look forward to helping you achieve yours through personalized nutrition, mind-body awareness, people-centered care, and science.
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