Check out any of the 5 listed meal plans to get started for FREE!!!

Why Choose Tenika

The Nutrition Expert

  

Tenika Miles is a registered dietitian with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University who is available to help you with your nutrition counseling needs. Tenika takes the time to get to know your lifestyle and works with you to create a plan that is doable. Tenika’s supportive and positive personality is motivating. As the mother of two young children herself, she understands the challenges families face and brings creativity and passion to her work. She has extensive experience working with individuals of all backgrounds in clinical, long-term, and renal care settings. Tenika Miles, MS, RD, LD can be reached at scaledbalancenutrition@gmail.com.


  

Why choose a registered dietitian?

A registered dietitian (RD) has completed required education and training established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Dietetics. In addition to obtaining a bachelor’s degree, a RD must complete a specially designed, accredited nutrition program and complete extensive supervised practice rotation programs in a health care facility, foodservice organization, community agency and pass a rigorous national registration examination. A registered dietitian can recommend a personally tailored diet based off your health history, eating and exercise habits allowing the assessment and monitoring of goals. RDs also help manage nutritional therapy via chronic health conditions such as high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances. Lastly, RDs can help you navigate through fad diets and provide guidance and motivation to assist you with mindful eating. 

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Nutrition & Wellness Services

I love helping clients meet their nutritional goals! I too know how it feels to make that first step toward making healthy lifestyle changes and would like to guide you toward achieving your goals as well! To help you get started, try one of the offered meal plans to get you started on your healthy eating journey today!

Free 3 Day Meal Plans

Sign up for a FREE 3 day trial of the offered meal plans which include recipes, grocery lists and instructions to decrease your time planning and getting meals on the table! All meals can be scaled to meet the needs for one person or the family.

Questions?

Drop me a line!

Tenika Miles, MS, RD, LD

Scaled Balance Nutrition, LLC

scaledbalancenutrition@gmail.com

Soul Warming Soups

White Bean Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken & Gnocci Soup

White Bean Chicken Chili

Looking for a variation of chili different from the original version? This version is full of anti-oxidants, fiber, and full of flavor! This is my family's favorite which is quick and easy to prepare!

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken & Gnocci Soup

White Bean Chicken Chili

This soup is full of root vegetables that's sure to warm you up from a cold day out! It only takes 30-45 minutes to get this hearty soup made and into a bowl! This soup can be eaten as veggie based or cooked chicken can be added for addtional protein. 

Recipe courtesy of Sunbasket.

Slow Cooker Chicken & Gnocci Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken & Gnocci Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken & Gnocci Soup

Set your slow cooker to make this warm to your soul soup! Made with chicken and vegetable based broth with the addition of gnocci to give more depth and flavor! 

Recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker.

Current Nutrition Spotlights

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August is Kid's Nutrition Month!

Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

In honor of August being #KidsEatRight Month, find new ways to stay active and eat healthfully as a family! Try these tips and ideas: http://sm.eatright.org/KERMpk #kermonth  

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Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

The American Heart Association (AHA) counsels against regular consumption of diet drinks and to increase consumption of plain, carbonated, or infused water. Click here to learn how to make your own infused water.

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Fight Inflammation!

Decreasing trend in sodas & diet drinks

Fight Inflammation!

Looking to fight inflammation with natural foods versus medication? Try Turmeric which is a spice bright in yellow/orange color traditionally used in curries and sauces. Check article to see its anti-inflammatory uses.

Current Nutrition Spotlights

Current Nutrition Spotlights

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Increase Nutrient Absorption

About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

The strategic pairing of certain foods helps the body effectively absorb vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.  Read to see which 7 foods are recommended to pair together to better boost your body's absorption. 

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About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

Bad news: The South and Midwest have been identified as areas where adults are not meeting minimum federal guidelines for physical activity. Good news is that it's never too late to start a fitness regimen! See tips on how to increase physical activity.

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Food Recalls

About 75% of Americans do not regularly exercise

Food Recalls

Click here to learn of recent and past food recalls to keep you and your family safe from foodborne illnesses.

Current Nutrition Spotlights

Current Nutrition Spotlights

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Avocado Love!

Sugar Warning!

Sugar Warning!

There are several health benefits to eating avocados! See how adding avocados to Healthy Mediterranean-Style foods can help you meet the nutrient Dietary Guidelines for American standards. 

FREE 2,000 calorie meal plan featuring avocado are included!

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Sugar Warning!

Sugar Warning!

Sugar Warning!

Sugary drink warning labels helped decrease consumption of bottled and fountain drinks in Massachusetts cafeteria hospital study. When compared to text-only warning labels, graphic warning labels dropped sales by 15% when customers substituted with bottled water. 

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Stay Hydrated!

Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Stay Hydrated!

It's getting hot outside! Take a moment to read why it's important to stay hydrated.

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Detox here!

Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Stay Hydrated!

Looking to start a diet detox? The body does an excellent job detoxing the blood via the liver and kidneys, but don't let the hype fool you. Included are foods to get you started and if you need inspiration, check out the FREE 28-Day Refresh detox meal plan above!

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Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Fruit and Veggie Snacks

Integrating fruits and veggies to your meals help aid in weight loss! Lower calorie numbers by adding these suggestions to your meals or snacks daily.

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Gardening with Kids

Make time for movement

Gardening with Kids

Warm weather brings a change in appetite for colorful and light meals which makes it the perfect time to get kids excited and involved trying new foods! Together, plant a small garden or patio pots with tasty fruits and veggies!

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Going Meatless

Make time for movement

Gardening with Kids

Tips to help you get started on transitioning to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. If you need inspiration, try one of the FREE 3 day Vegan meal plans offered above!

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Make time for movement

Make time for movement

Make time for movement

Our bodies were meant to move! Take a look to see how you can add physical activity to your daily regimen to increase your heart rate! 

Current Nutrition Spotlights

Current Nutrition Spotlights

Current Nutrition Spotlights

Tenika Miles - Registered Dietitian

Nutritional & Wellness Information

Scaled Balance Nutrition, LLC

Disclaimer

The information on this website should not be used to diagnose or treat any medical condition you may have. Please seek the help of your physician or medical care provider for further assessment. 

Please seek the approval and guidance of your physician or medical care provider before starting any weight loss or diet change therapy program.

Thank you!