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At Nutrition Center of Colorado,

your journey to good health is important to us.

Our Registered Dietitians are committed

to providing tools, recipes, and resources

to help empower you to live a healthier life.

Below is an introduction to our team of

dedicated Registered Dietitians.

Christine Patorniti,


President and Owner of Nutrition Center of Colorado

I’m so glad you’ve taken the time to be here, allow me to provide a little background on myself and my awesome team of Board Certified, Registered Dieitians!

When asked the common question of ‘what do you do?’ my response is simple; I help individuals thrive on their way to health and wellness.

As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, I’ve had the privilege to spend the last 10 years of my career helping thousands of individuals control their diseases and lose weight, while eating what they love and finding peace with food!

Working one-on-one with clients for so many years has given me a unique understanding of what individuals struggle with and what resources they need in order to be successful in their goals. I believe in simple, sustainable and results-driven strategies when it comes to nutrition. Through this approach, our RD's and myself are able to help our clients reach lasting nutrition success, never before obtained! Please, continue reading to learn more about our team at Nutrition Center of Colorado...

Kassi Beasley, RD, CDCES, MS

Kassi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Houston and a Master of Science in Nutrition from Texas A&M University. She has worked in the outpatient nutrition setting for 8 years and loves the variety of client’s she’s counseled! Kassi expertly supports individuals living with Diabetes, Eating Disorders, Obesity, IBS, Food Allergies, and more. Her years of experience working with a multitude of individuals with varying goals have allowed her to see that there are many ways to get to the end result. Her approach is to figure out what will work best for you and to support and motivate you as best she can along your journey.

Kassi is a mom to two daughters and loves food! Cooking, eating at new places, and introducing foods she loves to her daughters are some of her favorite activities.

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Lindsey McVietty, RDN, MS  

Lindsey received her B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Central Missouri and Masters degree in Nutritional Science through Iowa State University. She began her career working as a community dietitian in Kansas City, where she saw the immeasurable value food and nutrition has on preventative health and managing various health conditions. 


Lindsey enjoys empowering clients to make informed decisions regarding their health by utilizing evidence-based methods. She has experience with a variety of general nutrition and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in both the hospital, clinic and outpatient setting. She creates a realistic and positive treatment plan that is customized for each person for their lifestyle and goals. Lindsey values developing lasting relationships with her clients and following their journeys throughout their lifespan. 


When she’s not working, you can find Lindsey indulging in her love for travel, hiking, taking daytrips to the mountains, or trying new restaurants. 

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Katie Loadman, RD, MS

Katie has 8 years of experience with nutrition counseling in a variety of health conditions, ages, cultures, & socio-economic populations. She has experience working with food allergies, diabetes education, heart disease, dysphagia/swallowing difficulties, kidney disease, pregnancy, lactation, and childhood nutrition. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she has completed a Master degree in Applied Exercise Science with a concentration in fitness and health promotion. Katie believes in a personalized approach for each client to provide the unique support, guidance, and methods that leads one to sustainable success.


When Katie is not helping clients reach their goals, she is often camping, paddleboarding, hiking, and skiing just to name a few! Katie also has a passion for baking treats for her loved ones and friends.

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Candice Arnold,
Executive Office Administrator

Candice is our Executive Office Administrator here at Nutrition Center of  Colorado, so you may see her in your inbox! Candice is a seasoned executive office administrator and assistant with over 19 years of experience in the field. She realized early on her true passion is helping people in need, connect with practitioners working towards individualized counseling experiences. She has extensive knowledge with clear and concise communication offering heightened customer service with each and every encounter. 

When Candice is not working you will find her hiking, volunteering,
and spending time with her family.


What do all the Letters Mean?

RD                       CDCES/CDE


A Registered Dietitian obtains a minimum of a 4 year, full time Dietetics undergraduate degree from an accredited university, executed over 1000 hours of a supervised internship and a passed national board exam.

A Diabetes Care and Education Specialist or Certified Diabetes Educator is a health professional who learned comprehensive knowledge of and experience in diabetes management, prediabetes, and diabetes prevention. A CDE® educates and supports people affected by diabetes to understand and manage the condition.

An MPH degree is a graduate-level degree that prepares individuals to work with specific populations and communities to improve their health through awareness, education, policy, and research.

         MS                       MBA

A Master of Science involves analysis, lab work, and scientific research in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. Mastering nutrition communication, research, biostatistics, macronutrient metabolism and weight management is the backbone to this higher-level degree.

A Masters in Business Administration is a graduate-level degree that covers a wide range of business fields, such as research and development, accounting and management.

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