About Raquel Robles RDN, LDN
I help people lose weight and beat diabetes through diet and exercise. I believe in preventing the complications of diabetes and target the unhealthy diets we consume, which leads to being overweight and intensify diabetes symptoms. I help by focusing first on getting rid of these health issues through nutrition education and health/diet coaching. The tools you'll learn will carry for a lifetime!
You will learn about your diabetes, and why the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a major contributing factor. Learn how insulin injections may be working in your body to increase the development of cardiovascular disease. Three out of four diabetes clients are taking heart medication of some sort. The average diabetic spends over $400 per month on diabetic supplies, medications, trips to the doctor for recurring infections and viruses, lost income when taking sick days, and many other complications.
There is no question, that it is far safer and less expensive to manage blood sugar levels through diet and exercise.
Diabetes is a terrible degenerative disease that effects your entire body. Diabetes destroys vital organs and tissues resulting in kidney disease, impaired liver function, pancreatic and adrenal gland depletion, altered heart functioning, slow-healing, and poor red blood cell formation.
The good news is diabetes is a disease in which food is both the cause and the cure! The degree of the cure depends on the severity of the case and the length of insulin dependency.
I understand the process of change and you will never be alone in any one of our programs! Through countless examples and firsthand experience, I understand changing our diet and exercise routines can be difficult, especially with increasing job requirements, family dependence, and current health limitations - but your life literally depends on this change.
I have never achieved success without the need for change. A long time ago I was suffering with severe asthma. At a young age I learned I was missing out on so much life around me due to chronic shortness of breath. Slowly as I researched, studied and became a registered dietitian nutritionist I learned to beat asthma with proper diet and exercise. Doctors continued to give me more medication but never explained the role of diet and exercise in my healing. My desire to become healthy and physically well led me to becoming a registered dietitian. With a minor in psychology I also understand the mind-body connection in losing weight.
We help tackle these issues one-by-one in your weight loss journey. I never felt so good without medications - just vitamins and minerals, plant-based carbohydrates healthy proteins and fats and regular exercise and laughter.
Our personalized programs deliver information specific to your health, goals, and objectives. The tools you learn with me you will carry for a lifetime! My hope is that you will teach your children and grandchildren that their health is their greatest wealth. I am passionate about helping my clients achieve the best possible version of themselves, as I continue my journey to becoming the best possible version of myself too!
When I am not with my clients, I am often found working out or in the kitchen and by a computer. I love to prepare meals and am writing my first cookbook. I have so many goals! One of them is to reach 10,000 diabetics through our Diabetes Recovery Program by 2023. I am devoted to a healthy lifestyle with my husband, and amazing son in the cozy corners of Palos Hills, Illinois where you can smell burning wood on cold winter nights and still hear the band play nearby.
Rest assured, there is a cure for diabetes!
Don't live to manage your medications, Live the Life you deserve!!