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A balanced diet is vital for overall health and there really is no one size fits all approach.

Hawai'i Nutrition Hui is here to help you develop an attainable diet plan based on your individual needs, created through the lens of evidenced based nutrition.

Learn more about our talented team below and book an appointment today!

Mariah
Mariah Ecker

Mariah Ecker, RD

Fear not, food can be your friend! As someone who used to overly stress about food choices, I love supporting clients in forming a healthier relationship to their food and body. Life is stressful enough, and food should not be contributing to that!

 

As a Monash certified FODMAP dietitian, it's my passion to help individuals with gastroenterology issues improve their symptoms on the least restrictive diet possible. Food anxiety and restriction doesn't have to be your forever, and it likely isn't helping your gut either! 

 

And while IBS, IBD, and gut health are "my jam", I also enjoy supporting women who struggle with weight loss and PCOS. I'm a huge nutrition science nerd! Let me help you untangle the fads from the facts. 

Special Interests:

Gastroenterology, sustainable weight loss and PCOS, aerial silks, and backpacking

 

Education:

Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Nutrition, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo CA

Dietetic Internship, Iowa State University with rotations fulfilled on Kauai and Oahu

Certifications:

Monash University certified FODMAP dietitian

Registered Dietitian by Commission on Dietetic Registration

Licensed Dietitian by State of Hawai'i Office of Health Care Assurance

Nicole

Nicole Sievers, RD CDCES

I love food and I love to eat!

Being both a CDCES and a person actually living with diabetes gives me a unique perspective. I've tried everything there is to try and can share my successes (and more entertainingly my mistakes!) to help guide you on your path to wellness.

My patients often thank me for making complicated information easy to digest. I truly enjoy teaching and take great pride in helping things finally make sense.

 

My secret power is data. It's not sexy but it can open up a whole new world where difficult becomes easy. From diabetes devices to nutrigenomic testing, let me make data and technology work FOR YOU!

Special Interests:

Diabetes technology, nutrigenomics, DIY projects, and all things dog related

 

Education:

Graduated with High Distinction Honors with a BS in Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington IN

Dietetic Internship w/natural medicine focus, Bastyr University, Kenmore WA

Certifications:

Certified Pump Trainer for Insulet (Omnipod) insulin pumps

Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES) by National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators

Registered Dietitian by Commission on Dietetic Registration

Licensed Dietitian by State of Hawai'i Office of Health Care Assurance

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Julia

Julia Soloman, RD

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Teresa

Teresa Quintero Lopez, RD

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Mariah Ecker, RD; Nicole Sievers, RD, CDCES; Julia Soloman, RD; and Teresa Quintero Lopez, RD are participants in the Hawai’i Nutrition Hui organized health care arrangement (OHCA) as "covered entities". As part of Hawaii Nutrition Hui, the covered entities may share Protected Health Information (PHI) with each other as necessary to carry out any health care operations and activities of the OHCA. 

In-Person

We offer in-person services at our Kapa'a location by appointment only.

Walk-ins not accepted.

More locations coming soon!

Telehealth

Telehealth services are available in the state of Hawaii, and some mainland states depending on local laws.

Phone/Video options available

Are you ready to get started?

Give us a call or use the links above to schedule directly with one of our members. 

Prefer to see a calendar with all available members?  Clink the link below

Insurance Accepted

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Insurance benefits for nutrition counseling are better than ever! More often than not our clients are fully covered with no co-pays, co-insurance, or deductibles. A physician referral is usually required. 

 

The members of Hawai'i Nutrition Hui are in-network providers with HMSA, HMAA, UHA, Aloha Care, UHC, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, Ohana, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield plans nationwide, and Medicare including many Medicare Advantage plans..

Not all nutrition­ related diagnoses are covered by insurance, and coverage may vary between plans, so ask us about it today! We will verify your coverage and bill your insurance carrier on your behalf if applicable. Cash pay options are also available for those without insurance coverage. 

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