The Providers of Sage Nutrition
At Sage Nutrition, our goal is to help individuals in their quest to heal relationships with food and body image. Our Registered Dietitians and Recovery Coaches have the passion, dedication, commitment and knowledge to make that happen.
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Emily Estes, MS, RD, LMNT
Licensed in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Iowa
Emily Estes earned her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Health Science at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL). Through the completion of her dietetic internship at UNL, Emily held a special interest for developing skills to engage in eating disorder treatment. Her passion for education, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders led Emily to enter private practice following her dietetic internship. She is the Founder of Sage Nutrition, LLC where services are specifically geared toward food, exercise, and body image struggles. Her treatment philosophy encompasses a Health At Every Size approach with a goal to see individuals move toward self-acceptance while finding joy and pleasure in their relationship to food and body.
Emily has long been an advocate for bringing eating disorder treatment opportunities to the Lincoln community. Emily is passionate about bringing community providers together to provide networking and continuing education opportunities. She is the Co-Founder of the Nebraska Eating Disorder Network (NEDN). In an effort to provide on-going support and resources to the eating disorder community (survivors, encouragers, and professionals), Emily developed the Recovery Box – a combination of tangible recovery tools as well as free web-based resources available to each area of the eating disorder community. Emily is the author of Affirming ME, diminishing ed and CRAVE: Discovering God’s Goodness in Food and Body.
In her time away from work, Emily enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her golden doodle pup, traveling, and exploring her creative outlets.
Certified Body Trust® Specialist
Throughout her academic and professional career, Emily has been an advocate for eating disorder prevention and treatment. She is the author of “Affirming ME, diminishing ed” and enjoys speaking for various groups and organizations. She is excited to be back in Lincoln, NE to work with individuals in achieving their personal nutrition goals.
Liz Baker, MS, RD, LMNT
Licensed in Nebraska and Missouri
Liz holds a Masters Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from Saint Louis University (SLU), with an emphasis in Nutrition & Physical Performance. Her Bachelors Degree was completed at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and she moved to St. Louis to complete her dietetic internship at SLU. Liz has been a registered and licensed dietitian since 2013 and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Prior to moving back to Nebraska, Liz worked at an eating disorder treatment center at the residential level of care providing one-on-one nutrition counseling, co-facilitating eating disorder groups and nutrition education groups, and helping to empower clients to repair their relationship with food, exercise, and their bodies. Liz’s passion for the treatment of eating disorders grew significantly through her work with the clients and collaboration with the treatment team, and she is excited to be able to pursue this passion in her hometown.
Jenna Whitmore earned her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Health Sciences with an emphasis
in Dietetics from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, where she also completed her dietetic
internship. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in psychology at
Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2021. Jenna has been a registered dietitian since April 2023
and is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Jenna continues to increase her knowledge in nutrition as a clinical dietitian at Bryan Health and
surrounding long-term care facilities. She provides a variety of nutrition care to a wide
population extending from adolescents to the geriatric community. She has always been
passionate about providing nutrition care specifically tailored to an individual’s needs, and is
excited to continue to do that through one-on-one nutrition counseling.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking and traveling to the next National Park or beyond, exploring
her creativity through drawing and painting, and spending quality time with her friends and