Orange Dietitian - May/Jun 16

The Orange Dietitian, Katy Dyer, offers complimentary advice once a month at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market. She launched her consulting business in Old Towne at the first of the year.

Orange Dietitian

“I believe in taking a very practical approach with clients,” says Registered Dietitian Katy Dyer of Old Towne Orange. “I try to come up with simple solutions for coordinating food with everyday life, whether it’s a college student figuring out what to cook or a family with challenging schedules trying to put meals on the table every night. The goal is to develop long-term healthy changes that work.”

Doing business as the Orange Dietitian, Katy has spent most of her career specializing in weight and health management. Now consulting from an office at 594 North Glassell, Katy most recently worked at UC Irvine as a health educator and continues to work with firefighters for a fitness/diet program at Santa Ana College. She earned her B.S. in Dietetics at Simmons College in Boston, Mass.

Among her many services you’ll find family and individual nutrition counseling, corporate wellness, cooking lessons, nutrition packages, meal planning, sports nutrition, vegetarian/vegan diets, personalized grocery shopping/tours and weight management.

A volunteer at the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market, Katy offers free nutritional advice to the public once a month. She also helps manage the successful Kids’ Club, which holds crafting classes and scavenger hunts at the farmers’ market.

“People in Old Towne are so friendly and the farmers market has so many familiar faces,” she says. “I like the small-town feeling of Orange, plus there is so much amazing history here.”

A native of Arizona, Katy moved to Orange County in 2006 after graduating from college in Boston and completing her dietetic internship in Iowa. She worked in Irvine at the university for seven years and then moved to Old Towne with her husband, who also works in Orange. She launched her consulting business at the first of this year.

“I enjoy helping people create a healthy relationship with food,” says Katy. “I don’t have a preconceived agenda for clients, because I recognize that food choices can be daunting and confusing for people, especially families. The family dynamic has a strong influence on food choices and behaviors, especially on children as they grow up. I like working with families to make things less complicated and lead folks down a path of happy and healthy eating.”

Orange Dietitian
594 North Glassell St, Old Towne Orange, CA 92867 / 714-696-8356

Published in the May/Jun 16 edition of the Old Towne Orange Plaza Review

Article Written by Karen Anderson, Photo by William Wallace

View More Articles


Holiday Zimmerman (front), who manages Full Circle Meaningful Marketplace, stands with team members (from left) Heidi Dillard, Tammy McMullen, Tricia McKee, Joy Ellis, Lisa Stoughton and Sophia Lee. T ... More

Partner and Regional General Manager Chris Daily and Bosscat Co-Founder Leslie Nguyen stand inside of the building that previously hosted Rod’s Liquor. Once the restaurant is serving customers, ... More

Kerry Song, Founder and CEO of Abbot’s Butcher, in her Old Towne Orange office, discovered her passion for healthy meat alternatives after working as an investment banker in New York and San Fra ... More

Butaton Ramen Chef and Owner James Nguyen is proud to present his rich ramen, which was created based on his mother’s original recipes.  “This is the best ramen I’ve ever made,& ... More

Joseph Mahon, who created both Burger Parlor and the newly opened Jaxon’s Scratch-Made Chix Tenders, holds two baskets of his homemade chicken tenders. As he transitioned from burgers to chicken ... More
Orange Review © 2021