Nutrition Counseling
Wellness Coaching





Essential Nutrition provides nutrition counseling and wellness coaching in the Durham and Chapel Hill, NC area.

A staff of two specialists offer services at this site. Each is a licensed Dietician/Nutritionist but also have particular expertise. The owner, Kay Pratt, is also a Wellness Coach. Dr. Susan Lutz specializes in pediatric and adolescent nutrition.

There are many different reasons you might seek their counseling and services. Do you need help following a special diet for diabetes, high blood pressure, lowering your cholesterol, or weight loss? Do you have irritable bowel syndrome or other gastrointestinal problems? Do you need more energy that balanced healthy eating can bring? Are you trying to maximize your athletic performance through nutrition? Are you dealing with an eating disorder and need guidance and support for a healthier path? Or, do you want to improve several areas of your lifestyle and want guidance and coaching to meet your vision and goals? Read more about our counseling services.

Essential Nutrition  uses scientific evidence to help you establish habits for choosing, preparing and eating delicious and wholesome foods. Making small, sustainable lifestyle changes can improve your health. We will guide and coach you to achieve your goals to better health.

We are participating providers for BCBS, Duke and other insurance companies. Call or email to inquire about eligibility.


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"My nutritionist at Essential Nutrition provided the best consult I have ever had. She did not harass me about my weight or act like 'a know it all' about what would work for me. She listened attentively to support and helped me come to decisions for success."
Izy Obi



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Contact Information

phone: 919-923-6874

fax: 919-237-9214



1829 East Franklin Street,
Suite 1200 A,
Chapel Hill,
NC, 27514


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