Hi, I’m Lauren, but you can call me “Lo.” 

I’m a registered dietitian nutritionist passionate about helping you reclaim your health so that you can feel optimal- inside and out.

I am a firm believer that the food we eat and the way our body functions can truly change our life. I’ve seen it firsthand in my own life and in helping thousands of patients.

My philosophy is built on 5 things:

1. Get to the root cause
2. Use real, nourishing food
3. Base recommendations on preciseness and optimal, not “average”
4. Treat you as a whole person
5. Contribute to improving your quality of life

My credentials:

• Bachelor's Degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics with a minor in combined sciences
• Master’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences with emphasis in Integrative Nutrition
• Registered Dietitian Nutritionist through the Commission on Dietetic Registration
• Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics through the Commission on Dietetic Registration
• American Academy of Antiaging Medicine Practitioner


Publications:

• Postoperative Body Composition in NCAA Division I Collegiate Athletes by Thomas Olson, Sai Devana, Lauren Papanos, and Sharon Hame


• Differential Relationships of Fear of Fat and Drive for Thinness with
Body Dissatisfaction, Dietary Intake, and Supplement Behaviors in
Athletes by Lauren Papanos and Mark D. Faries


• Dietary Intake Behavior in Male Collegiate Runners According to Disordered Eating Status by Elika Imandel, B.S. 1 , Michelle Barrack, Ph.D., RD, CSSD 1 , Michael Fredericson, MD, FACSM 2 , Emily Kraus, MD 2 , Andrea Kussman, MD 3 , Kristen Gravani, MS, RD 2 , Beth Miller, MS, RD 3 , Lauren Papanos, MS, RD 3 , Megan Roche, MD 2 , Rachel Blaine, DSc, RD 1 , Aurelia Nattiv, MD, FACSM

Organizations I’ve Worked With:

• Stephen F. Austin State University Athletics | Internship
• The Institute of Lifestyle, Preventive and Family Medicine | Internship
• Texas A&M University Athletics | Fellowship
• University of California Los Angeles | Intercollegiate Athletics Performance Nutrition Coordinator, Spirit Teams Consultant
• USA Swimming | Contract Sports Dietitian
• Texas Tech Football | Director of Football Nutrition
• Carney Training Facility | Nutrition Consultant
• Private Physician’s Medical Associates | Registered Dietitian Consultant
• Loyola Marymount University Soccer | Nutrition Consultant


Companies I’ve Worked With + Media:

• Real Ketones | Registered Dietitian, Real 30 Program
• Metabolic Meals | Writer and Content Creator
• Cheer District | Writer
• Mayv Co | Educator and Nutrition Program Designer
• Los Angeles Marathon | Expo Speaker
• Women's Health | Article Contributor
• Active Network | Article Contributor
• Insider | Article Contributor
• Conscious Company Magazine | Writer
• The Californian Newspaper | Interview
• I Love to Watch You Play | Interviews



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