Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN

Owner/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

A Taste of Health, LLC

Owner/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Denver, CO
In-Person Sessions
Virtual Sessions

Recent Reviews

5.0 of 5 (4)
Got me on the path to weight loss with an easy to follow meal plan. I just need to get back to it after my road trip! But down about 20 lbs. still and just need to follow the plan! I highly recommend a this Dietician for help with your weight loss!!
I started this journey with Ricci-Lee back in October 2018 and I have to say that she is fantastic at her job! She is one of those people that cares about you and will work with you to get the results you want as long as you are committed to change. I know that everyone has different reasons for improving their nutrition some just want to be better, maybe looking for a permanent solution to managing their weight because diets DON'T WORK , or maybe they needed to due to their health what every the case maybe Ricci-Lee is the right person for the job. Example: before I was 447 currently I am 347. Thanks Ricci-Lee you honestly mean a lot to me.
I have been loosing weight for months. My body was not getting the nutrition it needed. Various doctors were not able to help me. In a one hour office visit, Ricci put together a diet plan that is working for me. I am gaining my weight back, and confident I will be able to go back to work soon. Thanks Ricci! You’ve changed my life.
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License, Credentials & Experience

Ricci has been helping people for 5 years
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Commission on Dietetic Registration , #86054333
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelors of Science- Nutritional Sciences Dietetic Emphasis
University of Arizona-Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics
Masters of Science in Nutrition and Dietetic Internship
Arizona State University- combined master's/dietetic internship program

Book a Service

Questions phone call
A phone call to ask any questions about how I work prior to choosing to move forward with an initial visit. This will be done over phone call 520-230-2636.
10 Minutes   •   FREE

Initial Visit- hour and a half
During your first visit, we will spend an hour and a half together discussing your nutrition, medical, physical activity, and social history as well as your goals and, by then end of the appointment, we will development a tangible plan in order to help you reach your goals.
90 Minutes   •   $130

Kick Start Program (1 initial and 3 follow ups)
This program is great for people who feel like they need a little kick start to reach their weight goals or for individuals who have been having difficulties with their health problems and need to be set up on the correct track and feel confident moving forward toward reaching their goals of health or weight management! 1x initial visit 3x half hour follow ups ($310 value)
180 Minutes   •   $310

Endorsements

Constipation
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Digestion

Practice Locations & Hours


Lakewood
1075 S Yukon St, Suite #320, Lakewood CO 80226, United States
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Learn More About Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN

About me

I’m Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN. My company, A Taste of Health offers individualized (in person and telehealth) Nutrition Counseling and Weight weight management services for a wide range of clientele by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

My nutrition philosophy is unique in that I focus on providing:
-evidence-based, individualized nutrition recommendations focusing on:
-moderation
-variety
-and how to fit patients’ favorite foods into a healthy eating lifestyle
This can improve quality of life for many individuals who feel they must restrict certain foods to be healthy or lose weight.

In addition, I have a special passion for working with individuals with:
-Eating Disorders (including anorexia, bulemia, binge eating disorder, and orthorexia) and body image difficulties in relation to nutrition and food choices
-Gastrointestinal Conditions/food allergies/food sensitivities providing advice on:
-which foods to be eliminated
-which foods can still be eaten
-and necessary supplementation to ensure optimal nutrition status

-Athletes in order to help them reach their maximum, well rounded athletic and performance potential.

(If your condition is not listed, please contact me to see if it is something I work with!)

Nutrition and health have been and continue to be a large passion in my life with helping others with their individual needs as well as my own nutritional needs. Outside of being a dietitian, I am also a professional competitive ballroom dancer and also teach dance; I love trying new healthy, tasty recipes; and of course, enjoy spending time with friends and family!

I look forward to getting to opportunity to work with and help you "improve your quality of life one bite at a time!"

Wishing you the best in health and wellness!

My Philosophy of Care

My philosophy of care is providing evidence based, individualized care to help my clients reach their nutrition and health goals through creating a healthy and maintainable lifestyle, develop a healthy relationship with food and body, as well as helping individual with medical conditions manage or resolve their medical conditions through food and activity adjustments.

What You Can Expect On Your First Visit

During your first visit, we will spend an hour and a half together discussing your nutrition, medical, physical activity, and social history as well as your goals and, by then end of the appointment, we will development a tangible plan in order to help you reach your goals. In follow up visits, we will continue clearing up any knowledge gaps, make adjustments, and work on behavioral changes and mindset.

My Inspiration

I was inspired to become a Registered Dietitian as I have personally struggled with food intolerances, seen a lot of challenges with weight stigma and eating disorders as an athlete, and have many family members with digestive challenges or medical conditions. I wanted to be able to give people personalized, focused care and time that clients need to help individuals how to include foods healthfully in their life and feel their best without feeling restricted.


Practice Details

Insurance accepted
United HealthCare
Works with
Individuals
Couples
Families
Ages works with
Infants
Children
Teenagers
Adults
Seniors
Languages
English

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Questions & Answers

Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN Answers
Nutrition counseling is an important element of developing a healthy lifestyle. Whether you are just looking to feel healthier or you have a disease state you are struggling with, many times nutrition changes can be the key to resolving or decreasing the severity of these challenges. In addition, if you feel you have a poor relationship with food, working with an eating disorder specialized dietitian as well as a therapist can be beneficial to improving health and quality of life.
Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN Answers
definitely a meal that will sustain you throughout the test with whole grain carbs, protein, fat balance (including fruit and veggies is good too). the comment above is a good suggestion. If you can bring snacks to the test I would recommend having a snack such as nuts and dried fruit (no sugar added) part of the way through the test to keep your brain well fueled!
Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN Answers
definitely find some bars or non-perishable snacks that you like that align with your diet choice (I always carry a few of my healthier protein bar choices on trips eg RX bars, nuGO bars, Orgain bars, etc). also do some research on restaurant options in the area you'll be traveling to to find options that may meet your needs, what options may be available for complimentary breakfast, and whether or not your hotel has a refrigerator. If there is a fridge in the room, stop and get some healthier perishable snacks/meals that you can keep in the room if you don't feel like eating a meal out

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Ricci-Lee Hotz Reviews

5.0 of 5 (4)
Got me on the path to weight loss with an easy to follow meal plan. I just need to get back to it after my road trip! But down about 20 lbs. still and just need to follow the plan! I highly recommend a this Dietician for help with your weight loss!!
I started this journey with Ricci-Lee back in October 2018 and I have to say that she is fantastic at her job! She is one of those people that cares about you and will work with you to get the results you want as long as you are committed to change. I know that everyone has different reasons for improving their nutrition some just want to be better, maybe looking for a permanent solution to managing their weight because diets DON'T WORK , or maybe they needed to due to their health what every the case maybe Ricci-Lee is the right person for the job. Example: before I was 447 currently I am 347. Thanks Ricci-Lee you honestly mean a lot to me.
I have been loosing weight for months. My body was not getting the nutrition it needed. Various doctors were not able to help me. In a one hour office visit, Ricci put together a diet plan that is working for me. I am gaining my weight back, and confident I will be able to go back to work soon. Thanks Ricci! You’ve changed my life.
I wanted to understand food nutrition related to cholesterol and Ricci really helped me reach my goals for reducing my bad cholesterol numbers. She was very professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend her for whatever nutritional issues you have.





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