Eating Disorder Dietitian

Meet Karen, experienced nutrition professional that drives to touch as many lives as possible through the science of sound nutrition and optimal physical fitness.

Karen Helzner RDN, LDN, ACHC

Karen Helzner is a seasoned Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach. She received her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and went on to further study Dietetics through an internship at Utah State University. After the state board examination, Karen acquired her RD in 2004. Karen resides in Desert Ridge and is a mother of three.

Throughout Karen’s 17 years of professional experience she’s held various roles in Dietetics which include clinical in-patient & outpatient care in hospitals and private practice, management and business development, medical sales and marketing as an Infant Nutrition Representative, educator and fitness professional, providing individual nutrition consulting and one-on-one strength training and program design, and lead clinician at an intensive outpatient eating disorder program.

Her ultimate goal is to motivate and inspire her clients to not only look at the desired physical changes, but more importantly, to persevere through their personal challenges and reap the rewards of increased self-awareness, confidence, and overall enhanced quality of life. Her drive is to touch as many lives as possible through the science of sound nutrition and optimal physical fitness.

Focus areas include:

  • Diabetes
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gut health; GI/IBS/IBD
  • Mindful Eating/Intuitive Eating
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Teen nutrition
  • Weight loss
  • Women’s health