Choose Food | Registered Dietitian Nutritionists | Austin, TX

Food-positive, body-positive nutrition counseling

Choose Food | Registered Dietitian Nutritionists | Austin, TX

Food-positive, body-positive nutrition counseling

Learn How to Escape the Diet Cycle

If you are struggling to make healthy changes in your life that stick, you are not alone. You may feel discouraged that you haven’t been able to stick to a diet, but here’s the truth:

You haven’t failed your diet, your diet has failed you.

Most dieters end up gaining more weight than they lost and repeated attempts to diet can lead to binge eating, emotional eating, and powerful food cravings that are hard to control.

We can help you regain control of your relationship with food. Our nutritionists use a mindful eating, client-centered approach that has helped our clients reduce blood glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, depression, disordered eating behaviors, and food cravings.

You don't need a diet

Learn how food-positive, body-positive nutrition counseling can give you the support you need to develop a healthy relationship with food. Book a free consultation with a registered dietitian today!

 Our Specialties

Repair Your Relationship With Food

Not only is repeatedly dieting more likely to result in weight gain than in weight loss, diets hurt our relationship with food. People with a history of dieting are more likely to struggle with binge eating, emotional eating, and intrusive thoughts about food.

Work with us to develop a healthy, flexible, and joyful relationship with food.

Nutrition Counseling for Chronic Disease


Add a registered dietitian to your healthcare team. Our dietitian nutritionists can help you manage diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, celiac disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, food intolerances, IBS, and more.

Wellness Nutrition


Are you currently in good health? The best time to see a dietitian is before there is a problem. In fact, most insurance companies now recognize that good nutrition is preventative medicine, which is why most plans cover yearly wellness nutrition check-ups with a registered dietitian nutritionist at no cost to you.

Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Buying, preparing, and eating great tasting and healthful foods is not always easy. Your life is full and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the information about food and health.

Let us help! Learn how you can work with a dietitian to plan for and prepare healthful food that tastes amazing.

Read more on the Choose Food Blog

The Marvelous, Misunderstood Carbohydrate

Demystifying carbohydrates Most popular diets such as the ketogenic diet, Atkins diet, and Whole30 encourage dieters to limit or exclude carbohydrates.  If avoiding carbohydrates makes you feel “hangry” and deprived, you’re not alone. As Nancy Clark, RD...

BMI is not a good proxy for good health

The 2018 Food & Health Survey does it again I wrote this blog post in 2017 and sent it to the International Food Information Council, requesting that they re-examine their statement that someone with a BMI over 25 must be mistaken in...

How to Form New Habits By Setting Goals

Leverage Goal-Setting to Form New Habits We all have goals in our life that we cannot seem to reach. Maybe your goal is to exercise more, or eat more fruits and vegetables each day. You know that the key to reach your goals is to form new habits that will...

Balanced Eating: 4 Principles to Find Food Balance

The beauty of balanced eating Every day we balance our time, our emotions, and our energy. Balance applies to all aspects of our lifestyles, especially when managing busy work and personal schedules, along with stress, sleep, and of course, what we eat....

Use a Hunger Scale to Become an Intuitive Eater

Hunger Scales: A Key Tool for Non-Dieters There is a lot of buzz in the media right now about dieting. The latest research supports what you probably already knew in your heart: for the majority of us, diets don't work. If you're one of the many dieters...

3 Reasons Why This Dietitian Hates “Cheat Meals”

Cheat Meals We’ve all heard this term. It’s that meal or snack you “get to” eat at some designated time, normally after being really restrictive or “good” about your diet. The internal dialogue often goes something like this: “If I eat healthy for X amount...

New Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Deborah Torrey Fisher!

Hello, Choose Food Community! I am thrilled to be joining this team and am looking forward to further promoting the vision and message of Choose Food! A little about me... I am a Licensed and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Austin, TX. I...

Celebrity Fad Diets: Debunked

I was recently interviewed by Business Insider about debunking a few celebrity fad diets. I love how the article turned out and encourage everyone to read and share! I never get tired of talking about fad diets, so I decided it might be fun to publish a...

Keep it Healthy in Austin, Texas

Austin likes to “keep it weird,” but there are also a lot of ways to “keep it healthy.” Here are our dietitians’ favorite resources and places in Austin, Texas that support a healthy lifestyle. Get Active in Austin, Texas Zilker Park There is so much to do in this...

How to Gain Control of Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating is a Sign of an Unhealthy Food Relationship Have you ever noticed that you get strong food cravings at times of emotional turmoil? Do you often turn to food for comfort when you’re stressed, anxious, sad… or even just feeling bored? If so, you're...