what we do
What a Registered Dietition/Nutritionist (RDN) Can Do For You!
Feeling bombarded by nutrition messages and not knowing who or what to believe? Registered Dietitians/Nutritionists are the recipe for success to help you sift through the nutrition noise and provide sound, simple, easy to follow advice to meet your nutrition and health goals.
Take a few minutes to view the benefits of working with an RDN.
Weight Loss & Maintenance
Working together, we will assess your habits and lifestyle and personal preferences and create a simple, realistic and practical nutrition plan to help you lose weight. Once goals are reached, nutrition plans are modified to maintain your weight.
Medical Nutrition Therapy
We develop tailored meal and menu plan to treat certain medical conditions such as post-Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes, GI Disorders, Heart Disease, and more.
Fitness & Sports
Nutrition plans to maximize fitness and/or sports performance are developed to supplement exercise and/or sports programs. These customized nutrition plans are geared to provide your body with the proper proportions of protein, fats, and carbohydrates to your particular fitness goals.
Custom Plans & Counseling for Your Specific Goals
You are what you eat…The food that we eat provides a foundation for the structure, function, and support and maintenance of your body and health, for good or bad. Nutrition counseling is a preventative, supportive, and therapeutic tool to enhance energy levels, affect weight, body composition, and laboratory results in positive manner.
Meet Sally Gerling, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Diabetes Educator
Sally is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. A 3rd generation native Californian, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from the University of California, Davis, and her Master’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences from California State University, San Jose. Sally has over 30 years of experience in the nutrition, health and wellness fields in clinical, community health, consulting and education settings. Her passion is to provide sound, evidence-based nutrition advice to help individuals and their families develop simple, realistic, and sustainable nutrition plans to improve their health as well as reduce the risk of diet related diseases.
Sally enjoys swimming, cycling, music, sewing, and spending time with her family. Her favorite foods are apples, carrots, cheese, and pumpkin ice cream. For balance, she enjoys a minimum of five servings of fruits and vegetables every day.
Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) practice group
- Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine practice group
- Nutrition Entrepreneurs practice group
Member, American Diabetes Association
Foods First Philosophy
With a foods first philosophy, Gerling Dietetics and Nutrition designs sound, realistic, customized professional nutrition programs for individuals, groups, and businesses in the areas of health and wellness, fitness and sports, weight management (including bariatric surgery), and medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease and many other medical conditions.