Jessica Fons MS, RDN, LD, NBC-HWC
Jessica believes that when it comes to “being healthy”, we all know the drill - eat healthy, exercise often, lower your stress and get good sleep. If only it were that easy, right? Jessica recognizes that adopting new healthy habits (or letting go of old ones) can be incredibly hard, especially when it comes to nutrition. However, she believes in each person’s capacity for change. Jessica is not interested in quick fixes, fad diets or joining the mainstream diet culture. Instead, she encourages a non-dieting approach that is realistic, sustainable and promotes lasting health and well-being. Jessica works regularly with eating disorders, chronic dieting and pre- and postnatal nutrition but enjoys working in a variety of focus areas. It's her priority to always presents a respectful and non-judgemental environment.
Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children. She is a self-proclaimed minimalist and loves all things nature. She enjoys camping with her family and her dog, Sadie, and curling up to watch a good movie. Jessica is known to make others laugh with her quirky wit, and she believes that your passions should always be pursued with adventure and curiosity.
Hours: M-F 8am to 2pm
Licensure: Mississippi & Tennessee
Virginia Boles MS, RDN, LD, NBC-HWC
As a person with Type 1 Diabetes since childhood, Virginia has a particular passion in working with others to manage their diabetes. Virginia also believes there is more to life than counting calories and eating "perfectly". Her non-dieting approach to nutrition will help you set realistic and healthy expectations that encourage a positive relationship with food and yourself. She particularly enjoys working with families to make family meals more enjoyable and stress-free, while encouraging lifelong healthy eating habits. Virginia also regularly works with eating disorders, chronic dieting, weight cycling and women's health.
When she is not working, Virginia enjoys spending time with her daughter and co-hosting her podcast, Boles of Life, with her husband. She also owns Virginia’s Vintage Rentals, a special events vintage rental company in the Jackson metro area. Virginia knows that life can be messy, but the best approach is to jump into the mess of life and make an adventure out of it! Virginia would love to partner with you and your healthcare team today.
Hours: M, T, W 9am to 5pm.
Kathy Graves MS, RDN, LD, NBC-HWC
Freedom is the word Kathy thinks of when describing food. She wants to help individuals find freedom day to day and not feel confined by food choices. Kathy believes food is meant to be enjoyed, have fun with it and nourish our bodies. Kathy also takes a non-dieting approach to help create realistic and sustainable habits so you can live life to the fullest for many years. She regularly works with geriatric nutrition, chronic conditions and chronic dieting. Kathy believes that finding freedom and forming a healthy relationship with food is a journey that takes time and patience with oneself and looks forward to taking this journey with you.
In her free time, Kathy enjoys being outdoors and traveling. Some of her favorite activities include rock climbing, kayaking, diving, and trail running. Kathy enjoys visiting other countries and has spent time in Africa, Europe and several islands in the Caribbean. She enjoys spending quality time with friends and family and believes people are the greatest gift in this life.
Hours: T & Th after 3pm, F 9am to 5pm.
Licensure: Mississippi & Tennessee