Our Mission: To provide each client with personalized, research-based, compassionate nutrition care. We believe being truly well is based upon more than numbers, therefore, we reject diets and focus on empowering each client to establish a kind and body honoring relationship with food. All of our nutrition care is deeply rooted in science and the health at every size philosophy.
Nicole Keever, MS RD LDN
Nicole Keever completed her Bachelor's of Science degree in Nutrition & Dietetics as well as her dietetic internship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Nicole had the privilege of working at a leading inpatient treatment center for women and girls with eating disorders in Phoenix, Arizona for over 6 years. While living in Arizona, Nicole completed her Master's of Science in Human Nutrition and Metabolism.
After returning to the Lancaster area, Nicole continued her specialization in nutrition therapy while working at several local hospital systems. Throughout this time, Nicole began to build Mid Atlantic Nutrition Specialists with the dream of making the practice her primary position.
Nicole has also enjoyed the opportunity to write for various blogs, newsletters, and publications. You may have also caught a glimpse of her on Fox 43 News. She has appeared in several segments to discuss a variety of nutrition topics ranging from school lunch options to eating disorder awareness. See the links to the left to check out a few of her appearances.
The common theme throughout all of her areas of practice is the idea that our bodies are brilliant and completely aware of their needs. Our job is to learn to listen. Nicole will serve as a translator as you begin to hear the voice of your body.
Danielle Parris, MS RD LDN
Danielle received her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, completed her dietetic internship with Penn State University, and obtained her Masters of Science in Nutrition from Arizona State University.
Danielle has worked in a variety of nutrition counseling roles within hospital settings. She has counseled clients on managing diabetes, prenatal nutrition, and women with PCOS. She also has a strong background is counseling clients with IBS and GI issues as well as those with cardiology concerns. Since joining Mid Atlantic Nutrition, she discovered a passion for the Intuitive Eating Philosophy and has found her niche in walking with clients on their journey to recover from disordered eating.
Whether you’re struggling with an eating disorder, or just trying to figure out how to be healthy and happy in today’s diet-obsessed world, Danielle can help you figure out what works for your body, your lifestyle, and your well-being. Health and happiness are achievable in every shape and size.
In her spare time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, Taylor, and fur baby, Olive. They like to go hiking in the mountains or spend a lazy day re-watching “The Office” for the thousandth time. Danielle also loves experimenting in the kitchen, and shares her creations on her health and wellness blog, www.healthyvittlesandbits.com. She also leads Instant Pot classes a few times throughout the year at our Salunga location.
Jackie Van Arsdale, MA, NCC, RD, LDN
Jackie earned her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics at Messiah College and completed her dietetic internship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She decided early in her career that her mission as a dietitian would be to help clients develop a positive relationship with food and their bodies. Recognizing that emotions and food are intricately intertwined, Jackie went back to school to earn her M.A. in Counseling and is now also a National Board-Certified Counselor.
Jackie especially enjoys working with clients who struggle with emotional eating and disordered eating. She also has experience with sports nutrition, diabetes, and the nutrition challenges faced by clients with various mental health struggles.
Jackie believes it is worth the effort to learn to trust our bodies and that we were meant to truly and fully enjoy the food we eat. She gets excited about helping clients feel at home in their own skin.
When not working, Jackie can usually be found outside with her dog, Kenya, exploring the woods or mountains, or just taking in the beauty of a sunset on the farm.