Medical Nutrition Therapy
In collaboration with you & your medical team we provide interventions for a variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and more. Our interventions are backed by modern science and traditional practices to help you "wow" your medical team naturally!
Let Food Be Thy Medicine.
Nutrition for Chronic Disease
Nutrition can be a powerful intervention when treating chronic disease. However, it is often overlooked due to many barriers. At Feeding the Root we want to make health more attainable for you by accepting insurance for our nutrition therapies. We equip you with tangible & effective tools so that you can live life more abundantly.
Have a family history? Just received a new diagnosis? Tired of merely managing symptoms? Book a call to see how we can help you.
A 60 minute conversation about your health history & goals.
Follow Up Appointment
Subsequent check ins to assess your progression and provide education.
Extra offerings to support you in reaching your goals.
Note: Add Ons are not covered by insurance.
Guided Grocery Store
This 1 hour guided grocery store tour helps take our nutrition interventions into the real world, as well as introduce you to new concepts. A grocery store tour is a great chance for you to learn practical shopping tips to make your life easier. We cover topics like label reading, healthy substitutions and key sections of the grocery store.
Along with shopping lists, meal plans are curated specifically for your needs and preferences. By seeing examples of serving sizes and variations of fruits & vegetables - meal plans can be a helpful way to get started when changing your dietary habits. You will receive a 7 day meal plan that include 3 meals, snacks and recipes.
I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes with a A1C of 7.7. I didn't want to take the Metformin so I came to Feeding the Root for other options. After 3 months my A1C is down to 6.6 & I've lost 20 pounds!!
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Lindsey Sailors, MS, RDN, LDN is a Registered Dietitian who has served all of her professional time here in the Memphis community. Having a clinical background, she has worked with various clients and diagnoses, specializing in critical care, medical nutrition therapy and dietary education. She is highly motivated in changing the narrative, and ensuring that the dietitian is not the one who stops you from eating your favorite, feel-good things, but actually the one to help you find ways to be confident while doing it, and still optimizing your health. Outside of work, Lindsey loves doing anything outside in the sun, watching crime shows, or relaxing with her pitbull, Chaca.
Education & Affiliations
University of Tennessee at Martin, Bachelor of Dietetics
University of Tennessee at Martin, Master of Family & Consumer Sciences
Licensed Dietitian - Tennessee
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Member
Memphis Nutrition & Dietetics Member