The Healing Roots
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The Healing Roots
Nourish from the root to whole body health


Nourish from the root to whole body health.

Nutrition Counseling • Wholesome Recipes • Reiki Sessions




Nutrition Counseling

Get to the root  cause of:

  • Weight Management

  • Autoimmune Diseases

  • Food Sensitivities and Food Allergies

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

Wholesome Recipes

We share our nutrient-rich and wholesome recipes  that promote a healthier lifestyle. Using specific ingredients in our diets we practice the principles of Holistic Nutrition and allow our bodies to use their natural healing methods.

Reiki Sessions

Reiki enables our body and spirit to become harmonized. We start by healing from the root of our physical or mental distress and rebalancing energy within the body.

Integrating reiki sessions with healthy eating habits promotes a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

Understanding my nutrition and embracing it was something I thought would take a complete overhall...Eleni helped me perceive and efficiently integrate nutrition into my daily life. It is the best skill I have and I’m proud to say...its key to my overall health and fitness
— M. M.
Eleni is very easy to work with, sharp, knowledgeable and custom tailors eating plans to your nutritional needs and health objectives. I recommend her whole-heartedly.
— H.J.

"Nourish From the Root to Whole Body Health"

Eleni Ottalagana, Registered Dietitian and Reiki Master

Eleni Ottalagana, Registered Dietitian and Reiki Master


My passion in life is to help individuals heal. My purpose in life is to guide others on their healing journey and give them the tools they need to bring their body back into balance on a physical, mental and soul level.

I believe everyone deserves a life filled with good health, it is absolutely essential and the most valuable thing we are given. You deserve to speak your truth, be loved, find peace and feel great.

I am here to help you. I value the body’s innate ability to heal and I believe in you. I will meet you where you are with compassion and empathy. We will collaborate and focus on your goals.

We will address root cause imbalances and utilize holistic and integrative approaches to support the body’s natural mechanisms to heal.

About Eleni


  • Bachelor of Science Dual Degree in Dietetics and EcoGastronomy

  • Virginia-Tech Dietetic Internship

  • Reiki Level I & II

  • Reiki Master

  • Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy Practitioner Courses

Eleni Ottalagana, RDN, LD and Reiki Master received a dual degree from the University Of New Hampshire in Nutrition-Dietetics and EcoGastronomy. Through this dual major, she explored the holistic nature of food and health through the integration of nutrition and sustainable agriculture while studying in New Hampshire and Italy.  After her time abroad she completed her program by presenting a thesis on the topic of gut health and functional nutrition. After graduation, Eleni continued her studies and was accepted in a competitive program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to become a Registered Dietitian.

During this time and earlier on in her life, she struggled with autoimmunity and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Her will to lead a healthy life free of diagnoses and medications led her on a personal healing journey. Through a whole body approach with the guidance of other functional practitioners and healing modalities, Eleni brought her body back into balance. She maintains health and continues to heal through her lifestyle of spending time in nature, cooking, practicing yoga and surrounding herself with loving friends and family members.

Eager to spread this care and knowledge she worked in various job settings to help guide others. Eleni gained valuable experience while working at a functional medicine clinic called Austin UltraHealth, the clinic of Dr. Amy Myers. Shortly after, Eleni worked at a weight loss spa called Skyterra nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina as the Nutrition Director.

Eleni has spent hours training with with Master Healers, Herbalists and Doctors throughout her career. She has studied internationally and worked nationally to learn and spread the message of true health and healing.