Melanie Hawkins holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Bastyr University’s holistic nutrition program in Seattle, Washington. She is a Registered Dietitian and Illinois Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. Melanie combines her passion for natural health strategies, knowledge of whole-food nutrition and lifestyle protocols, and how vitamins and mineral levels affect health to fully support clients to achieve their goals. She takes pride in connecting fully with her clients, ensuring their lives change for the better by healing and preventing chronic disease. Her approach to individual nutrition counseling is built on Melanie’s educational experiences, as well as culinary background, fostering an appreciation of individuality. Her dedication to sound, scientific nutrition principles is rewarded when patients respond to the right foods and supplementation, supporting the body’s ability to heal.