About

Nutrition By Design was developed in 2018 by Dr. Holly Ruocco and Ashlynn Moerloos. This program was developed with a vision that inspires to help those suffering with various medical ailments that have been left untreated/answered through conventional practices. Through comprehensive lab analysis and the use of Science Based Nutrition™ protocols, Nutrition By Design provides delicate insight into what’s holding you back from leading a life of optimal health. Science Based Nutrition™ generates reports and identifies potential and current health complications, highlighting nutritional supplementation, dietary and lifestyle recommendations designed by Ashlynn. The main mission of the program is to allow our patients to live a life of optimal health!

Ashlynn’s passion for nutrition stems from being an athlete and struggling with an Eating Disorder for several years. Battling with mental illness in combination with diet and nutrition misconceptions, a powerful drive established a desire to self-heal and share her gift of healing with others.

Ashlynn completed a 6-month Dietetic Internship as a Senior in high school at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, MA. During her internship she was exposed to Clinical Nutrition Practices. She was able to develop knowledge on special diets, along with nutritional and medical terminology used in clinical settings. Ashlynn preformed education and counseling to patients with the help of Dietitians. She also had the opportunity to complete an in-depth study on Crohn’s Disease.

After high school, she pursued undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire, receiving a B.S. in Nutrition. During her tenure at UNH, Ashlynn learned about perspectives in nutrition, health and well-bring. Her course work focus included sports psychology; the importance of nutrition in exercise and sports; lifecycle nutrition; nutrition with children with special needs; stress management techniques; treatment of adult obesity and nutrition; along with community nutrition practices.

Following UNH, Ashlynn decided to enroll in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to become an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. This accelerated 11-month program focused on the ideas of Primary (spirituality, career, physical activity and relationships) and Secondary (nutrition) Foods. She was introduced to the concept of bio-individuality, with the idea that one person’s food is another person’s poison. She also had the opportunity to study 100-different dietary theories as well. Her studies also incorporated different lifestyle management techniques, along with innovative coaching methods. Ashlynn acquired extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching and preventative health from the world’s top health and wellness experts; Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. David Katz, Dr. Walter Willett, Geneen Roth, etc.

Ashlynn spent almost four years working for the Cooking Matters™ NH Program. During her time working with Cooking Matters™, she was given the opportunity to travel the state putting on nutrition and culinary education courses for those at risk of hunger; sharing her nutrition expertise, health coaching skills and love for cooking with members of our community that were in need. Throughout this experience, Ashlynn touched and changed hundreds of lives in the NH community.

Nutrition By Design is known to be Ashlynn’s most exciting career opportunity. The idea behind this program is to utilize the Science Based Nutrition™ platform to allow New England Integrative Health Centers to be the leading health professionals in the NH community. Our community members have the opportunity to take control of their health by using proactive, preventative approaches. In depth EKG, blood work, hair, urine and stool assessments are offered to our patients and customized reports are generated, unveiling potential and current health conditions. These reports administer supplemental nutritional protocols, along with diet and lifestyle recommendations designed by Ashlynn. This program allows our patients to prevent, maintain or alleviate any potential, unknown and current health complications.

This work is extremely personal to Ashlynn, given her life-long struggles with health complications. She truly understands the frustrations of unanswered health conditions after countless physician visits. Through her educational and professional experiences, she has been able to gain a grasp on her health and is excited to serve as your advocate, giving the gift of health back to you through alternative, holistic and naturopathic remedies.

Ashlynn is currently undergoing graduate studies at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, the nation’s leading university in integrative health. She is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Integrative Health with a concentration in Herbal Medicine.

Call and schedule a FREE Consultation today, 603.894.5654 or email Ashlynn at ashlynn@nutritiondesignforyou.com. Ashlynn is super passionate about helping others achieve their healthiest lifestyle and is excited to start your journey with you!