Ayleen Hacopian MS,CN,RD
Ayleen holds a master of science degree and a postgraduate certification in alternative nutrition from the department of kinesiology and nutritional science at California State University Los Angeles, where she currently resides since 1979.
Her past professional experience of 18 years includes public health nutrition promotion and education, medical nutrition therapy, disease prevention, and lifestyle therapy.
Ayleen speaks of various healthy meal plans through education and coaching to provide a nourishing environment both in the kitchen and
Her expertise lies in understanding the hierarchy of the body’s needs in the process of refeeding, regenerating, rejuvenating, and healing.
The functional and whole-person approach to nutritional care and therapeutic lifestyle, which includes various diet modification programs, understands that foods carry information, thus being molecules of information.
Nutrients help support metabolic, immune, and neurobiological functions, therefore, have the power to either hinder or enhance life and vitality. Lifestyle and consistent habits (physical, mental,
social) have proven to be the foundation for either delaying disease, contributing to dis-ease, or causing disease throughout an individual’s life span.
With the emergence and advanced developments in Epigenetics and Nutrigenomics, which consider the cellular and nutritional environment, the gene expression of the DNA has been examined considering its outer environment. Ayleen collaborates with the medical community trained in the functional, integrated, and complementary healthcare model, making the bio-individuality of the patient the cornerstone of care.
Her recent certification from the Academy of Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition has provided her with the knowledge to support the Brain when considering various addictions and dysregulations in
mood, memory, bioenergetics, and sleep.
Ayleen looks forward to further contributing to her community and professional connections towards the betterment and growth of healthier humankind of the present and future generations.