A nationally recognized specialist, Alexa Sparkman has more than 30 years experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist working with nutrition therapy and behavioral change. She is uniquely qualified to counsel people of all ages toward a healthier way of eating, renewed lifestyle and wellness. Alexa is a well-sought-after source and has been quoted in major metropolitan publications including Texas Monthly, Austin American-Statesman and local favorite Austin Fit Magazine. As a lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, Alexa taught nutrition counseling skills to upper-level undergraduates and works as a preceptor with UT’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics.
Anne Wilfong holds bachelor’s degrees in both nutrition and business from the University of Texas at Austin. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, she works closely with clients to encourage personal behavior modification to achieve their goals. Anne is particularly interested in eating disorders and oncology nutrition and works with patients to improve their overall nutrition status. She enjoys working with groups and offers several wellness seminars to small and large corporations. As a participant in local races, Anne recognizes the importance of nutrition in athletic achievement and can help you develop the right nutrition plan for your performance. Anne guest lectures at the University of Texas at Austin on eating disorders and you can find Anne’s recipes, videos and articles published in past issues of Austin Fit Magazine.
Susan Ivester has provided medical nutrition therapy to people of all ages for over 33 years. In addition to her private practice, she works part time at Round Rock Medical Center and Meridell Achievement center. She volunteers at the Sacred Heart Community Clinic in Round Rock which provides medical services for the uninsured. Susan speaks to groups like the Sertoma Club and at cancer support meetings. She is a member of the BCRC team for the Mamma Jamma Bike Ride each year which raises funds to support women going through treatment for breast cancer. Susan offers evening and Saturday appointments in her counseling schedule.
Carly Reed Janak
Carly Reed Janak received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin and completed her dietetic internship requirements through the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at UT. In addition to her degree, she also earned a Business Foundations Certificate. The Coordinated Program in Dietetics provided supervised practice experience in areas including clinical practice, foodservice management, administrative nutrition, corporate wellness, eating disorder treatment, pediatric nutrition, and community dietetics.
As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Carly looks forward to working with clients to improve their health through diet and behavior modifications. Carly contributes recipes and cooking demonstration videos to Austin Fit Magazine. Follow her on twitter @carlyreed2.