Sara Upson M.Ed., RD, LD, CEDRD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the state of Texas, a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and also has her Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. She is the only certified eating disorder specialist in the entire Tyler/Longview/East Texas area. She completed her Bachelors and Masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin where she also completed the Coordinated Program in Dietetics, a highly competitive internship program. At the University of Texas Sara Coordinated the Nutrition Peer Education Program where she promoted healthy nutrition initiatives to students on campus. She also has experience teaching nutrition classes and has provided medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and nutrition counseling to a wide variety of individuals.
Sara believes that all foods can fit into a healthy diet with balance, variety, and moderation, and believes that there are no good or bad foods. Sara’s goal as a dietitian is to provide individualized nutrition education and counseling that considers a client’s unique circumstances and goals to create a healthy relationship with food so that you feel satisfied with your diet, energized throughout your day, and empowered to make lifestyle choices that increase your overall health and well being. In her free time Sara enjoys spending time with her family, yoga, and music.