Ruby Health and Wellness

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We are: An Oregon-based collective of wellness providers offering Intuitive eating nutrition, life coaching, and yoga. Advocates for compassionate self-care and peace w/ food & body.


Our nutrition team can help you with:

  • Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness
  • Body Image and Weight concerns
  • Disordered Eating
  • Gestational Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Peace with food, ending the diet mentality and practicing joyful eating
  • Emotional Eating and Binge Eating
  • Life Coaching and more!

We see clients age 18+

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“And I said to my body, softly, ‘I want to be your friend,’ it took a long breath, and replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this.”

Nayyirah Waheed

Find Balance

Integrative medicine puts the patient at the center and examines the physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health. As partners in this process, we will take all of these things into consideration when restoring your health. Learn more about Intuitive Eating here.


Are you being good to yourself? This is the beginning of all of life. Can you achieve optimal health and happiness without self-love? Can you show others real love without genuinely loving yourself? Think about this question. . .

No More Games

Instead of counting calories, start listening to your body! We were born knowing when to eat and when to stop. The nutritionists at Ruby Health and Wellness can assist you in learning those skills again. They will help you take a look at the emotional reasons you eat. Refocusing instead on signals our bodies naturally give us every day.

All Are Welcome Here!

We value every client and respect their dignity and humanity. We see ourselves as partners in your healthcare which includes honoring your background, experiences and authentic self.

LGBTQ-flag; Everyone is welcome here

How to Use RO DBT to Make Peace With Food

While most forms of cognitive-behavioral therapy work on building self-will, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) takes almost the opposite approach. It understands that for some people, over control can be unhealthy and possibly detrimental.

Embrace the Intuitive Eating lifestyle!

Heart Centered Nutrition Coaching

Heart. Mind. Body.

Jump off the Diet/Binge Cycle with Lynae’s new 3 Phase Heart Centered Nutrition Program. Start your journey towards peace with food and body. Schedule a free 20 min Discovery Call!

New 3 Phase Program!


The ruby reminds us that the journey to finding peace with food means tapping into your intuition. Ruby Health and Wellness includes our nutrition team and providers from multiple disciplines who are dedicated to supporting your journey. We honor your whole person in a compassionate self-care model.



From a Grateful Client:

“Before working with Lynae, I had only seen hospital-based outpatient dietitians. The sessions were monotonous and filled with advice I could have given myself. I didn’t know what to expect or what I could get from an outpatient dietician, but I hoped there was more. Working with Lynae was a vastly different experience. Sessions were a combination of nutrition, therapy, and healing connection.


I learned about what really goes on inside my body- digestion, repair, metabolism, etc. – as opposed to what diet culture told me about my body- certain foods and portions are bad, carbs and fat make me gain weight, etc.. We worked to understand the underlying struggles and influences that led to my food, body, and exercise beliefs. Lynae adapted to my changing needs- varying levels of nutrition guidance- and never lacked new ideas of ways to challenge me. She was vital in my journey towards healing my relationship to food, exercise, and my body, towards self-trust and becoming the expert on my own body.”


Featured Articles

Learn more about Ruby Health and Wellness by reading what we’re discussing lately. The first article ‘Intuitive​ Eating Defined’ is a great place to start.
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Intuitive Eating Defined
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My Intuitive Eating Journey
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Lynae Smith, LD, CPC

Lynae Smith, LD, CPC

Founder, Nutritionist and Coach

Makena Whitaker, MS, RDN, LD

Makena Whitaker, MS, RDN, LD

Dietitian and Nutritionist

Call Ruby Health and Wellness

Whether you need help with Intuitive Eating, you’re interested in RO-DBT, looking for coaching, or shopping for a nutritionist to get you on the right track with a diabetes diagnosis, you are in the right place. We deal with all these specialities and more. Look through our site, give us a call, or just schedule an appointment.  We are here to help.

Satisfied Clients

“I was worn down by years of dieting. In her gentle, kind way, she opened my eyes to alternative ways to look at food. With her help, I started to see my strict, black and white rules fade and be replaced with more workable solutions. I highly recommend her style and insight to help anyone learn to live healthy around food!”

“From my journey to make peace, I did not get what I hoped for, but what I got is nothing short of a miracle. It didn’t come to me with great fanfare. In fact, I barely noticed it at all. I read Health at Every Size® several years ago after 35 years of the diet/weight gain […]”

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