Lauren McIlwaine, MSc, MPH, RD, LDN

laurenm@lutzandalexander.com

Lauren specializes in nutrition therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. She also specializes in general nutrition for older adults and food allergies for all ages. Lauren received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown University, a Master of Science in Health Psychology from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, and a Master of Public Health in Nutrition from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously worked as a clinical dietitian at Veritas Collaborative where she collaborated with adolescent eating disorder patients requiring inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient services. She also has experience working in research, helping to investigate the most effective treatments for various eating disorders. She is passionate about helping families create positive relationships with food, helping individuals debunk nutrition myths, and spreading positive messages about nutrition on social media. She sees clients in the Raleigh and Durham Offices and via telehealth.