Ruby Health and Wellness

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Notice: Due to the spread of COVID-19, Ruby Health and Wellness we are currently offering both in-person and virtual appointments.*

We are: An Oregon-based collection 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:

  • Body Image and Weight concerns
  • Eating Disorders
  • Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness
  • Gestational Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes concerns
  • Peace with food, ending the diet mentality and practicing joyful eating
  • Emotional Eating and Binge Eating
  • Virtual Visits for Health and Wellness

* Please contact your insurance provider to ensure that Ruby Telehealth Visits  are covered under your plan.

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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 honor and respect the diverse backgrounds and experiences of clients and team members. We firmly believe that diversity makes us better caregivers and creates a richer, more dynamic and resilient world. Diversity includes race, gender, body size, age, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, ability, neurodiversity, culture, and nationality to name a few.

We value every client we care for and respect their dignity and humanity. We see ourselves as partners in your healthcare and well being and that includes honoring your background, experiences and authentic self.

All are 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!


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.

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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, RDN, LD

Lynae Smith, RDN, LD

Founder, Nutritionist and Coach

Natalie Murphy, RDN

Natalie Murphy, RDN


Makena Whitaker, MS, RDN, LD

Makena Whitaker, MS, RDN, LD


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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