Our Dietitians

Tami Lyon, RD, MPH

Tami J. Lyon, MPH, RD, is a registered dietitian with 25 years of experience helping children, adolescents and adults meet their nutrition and wellness goals. Tami received her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Food Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and her Master’s of Public Health from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). As a clinical dietitian at UCLA Medical Center, Tami provided individual counseling and patient classes for the Departments of Internal and Family Medicine, specializing in eating and weight disorders, sports nutrition and diabetes education. She was the primary dietitian for the Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorders Program at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute from 1988-1992. Tami was a contributing editor of Eating Disorders Review and a Diabetes Educator from 1988 – 2009.

At the University of California Berkeley Health Services, Tami helped to develop the Eating Disorders Treatment Team, which provides nutritional, medical and psychological assistance to students with eating disorders. At UC Berkeley, Tami was the nutrition specialist for student athletes with eating and weight issues.

In 1998, Tami founded Healthy Living – Nutritional Counseling and Consulting, a group practice to help individuals, families and groups achieve their dietary and health goals through sensible, scientifically based methods.

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Lorraine Mulvihill, RD

Lorraine Mulvihill, RD is an eating and weight disorder specialist for children, adolescents and adults. Lorraine's healthcare experience in the Bay Area began in 1998 working at Marin General Hospital and for the Marin County WIC Program. After receiving her degree from the University of California, Davis she interned at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with a focus on pediatric nutrition. She has been in private practice providing medical nutritional therapy in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and San Francisco since 2003.

In addition to her work in private practice she was the primary clinical dietitian for the Stanford/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program from 2001-2006. Lorraine was also an integral member of the Stanford/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Pediatric Weight Clinic and was a co-investigator on several studies within the hospital's Center for Healthy Weight. Lorraine received her Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association in 2005. Her experience in both inpatient and outpatient nutrition therapy for eating disorders and her expertise in weight related disorders have led to her many speaking engagements for community organizations, teachers, universities, dietitians and other healthcare professionals.

Lorraine brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to Healthy Living where she is providing nutrition counseling, consultation and education for children, adolescents and adults struggling with disordered eating.
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Lauren Foley, RD

Lauren Foley, RD joined Healthy Living in 2016, and has since passionately helped both adults and teens recover from eating disorders and disordered eating. In addition to her outpatient work, Lauren has worked for Alta Bates Center for Anorexia and Bulimia at Herrick, where she served as the dietitian for the adolescent inpatient and partial hospitalization programs. Prior to devoting her focus toward eating disorder treatment, Lauren worked as a consulting dietitian for Apple, Inc. There she provided both medical nutrition therapy for chronic diseases, as well as wellness and sports nutrition counseling at the company's employee wellness center in Cupertino.

Lauren is a graduate of the University of New Mexico's Nutrition & Dietetics program, where she received the honor of Dietetic Intern of the Year for the state of New Mexico. Prior to studying nutrition, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Psychology.

As a former ballet dancer, Lauren knows how tough it can be to balance eating for health and athletic performance, while also eating for enjoyment. Through supportive counseling and a non-diet, intuitive eating approach, she helps her clients build mindful and sustainable eating habits that nourish the body without deprivation. When working with families, she empowers caregivers with the confidence and concrete meal-time skills needed to help their loved one through the process of nutritional restoration and recovery from an eating disorder. When not working, Lauren enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, and cooking with her family.
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