Carol Fenwick, MHS, RDN, LD, is a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist in private practice in Mount Pleasant, SC. She completed her dietetic internship, which focused on weight control, sports nutrition, and exercise physiology, at Duke University's Diet and Fitness Center in 1996. Additionally, she is certified as a Health/Fitness Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She completed her Master of Health Sciences degree through Western Carolina University in.. 2001. She graduated with a B.S.B.A., with a major in marketing, from Western Carolina University in 1990. Fenwick specializes in providing a non-diet, lifestyle approach to those seeking to lose weight, have eating disorders, prediabetes, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases. She focuses on the total person and helps them to discover a healthier lifestyle. Fenwick believes weight loss diets do not last and only serve to damage the dieters physical and spiritual self by leading to diet-binge cycles, eating disorders, health problems, and decreased self-esteem.
Fenwick enjoys working with those individuals seeking to maximize their athletic potential through nutrition and fitness, no matter their age. As a member of the American Dietetic Association and ACSM, she has current knowledge of the many issues arising in the field of sports nutrition. She has continued her education through many conferences presented by nationally recognized sports nutritionists and exercise physiologists.
Services offered for those of any age or gender include:
Individual nutrition and fitness consultations
Nutrition education and counseling
Physical activity planning
Grocery store tours, shopping, couponing, and cooking instruction
Computerized diet analysis
Fenwick specializes in providing services in the following areas:
Weight management - a non-diet, lifestyle approach to your healthy body weight
Wellness and chronic disease risk reduction
Eating disorders and behaviors
Diabetes self-management training
Insulin resistance and prediabetes
Heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
Exercise nutrition for the serious and everyday athlete
Mental well-being through nutrition, fitness, and stress management
Irritable bowel syndrome
Family nutrition, including child nutrition - underweight, normal weight, or overweight
Teens, body image, self-esteem, and food
Nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle enhancement for seniors
Polycystic ovary syndrome and other special needs of women
Postmenopausal weight gain prevention and health maximization
Collaboration with client to discover his or her individual needs, set goals, and reach his or her goals.
Teaches intuitive eating and mindfulness skills to help client internalize the message and stop the dieting cycle for lasting results.
Motivational interviewing and cognitive and dialectical behavior strategies are used to allow the client to discover how thoughts influence behavior, choices, and ultimately, health.
By appointment only
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