The main force behind Fueled and Fed Nutrition is a deep desire to help you achieve your long-term performance, nutrition, and lifestyle goals. We believe in client-driven care and will partner with you to determine a comprehensive plan based on your goals, lifestyle, and health status. You probably already have an idea of where you want to start, and we are excited to help you take that first step. We try to keep things simple, breaking down each goal into realistic steps you can implement right away. Whether you’re looking for nutritious recipes or you need professional guidance in order to address a specific health issue, our Alexandria nutritionist are ready to help you reach your dietary goals.
Meet the Team
Alisha Temples, CNS, LDN, is the founder and head nutritionist of Fueled & Fed Nutrition. She is a licensed nutritionist based in Alexandria, VA. Alisha has a Bachelor’s of Science in chemistry from Virginia Tech and a Master’s of Science in nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health. She completed a clinical nutrition internship in Chicago, IL and has additional training in intuitive eating, functional medicine, and sports nutrition.
Alisha works with a wide variety of athletes and clients, from Crossfit athletes, rowers, ultramarathon runners and triathletes, to hockey moms, soccer dads and first-time 5K finishers. She especially enjoys working with weekend warriors who are running their first marathon. She is known for taking a common sense approach to sports nutrition and medical nutrition therapy (aka nutrition counseling). By combining the most current evidence and research on nutrition with tools and tricks to help you incorporate a healthy diet into your lifestyle, Alisha will provide you with actionable steps towards a healthy diet that fit into your life. No jargon, no complex meal plans and no diet dogma. Alisha works with clients ages 15 and up.
Saadat Aimaq, RDN, LDN, is a team associate and dietitian at Fueled & Fed Nutrition. She is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist. She has degrees in Nutrition from the University of Northern Colorado, in Biology from the University of California, San Diego and a dietetic internship along with a graduate certificate in Food and Nutrition from Bowling Green State University. She also has a certificate of training in obesity for adults and pediatrics from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
She has many years of experience working both at hospital systems and outpatient settings, which allows her to have a deep understanding of nutritional deficiencies and find solutions using the latest evidenced based nutrition approaches. Saadat believes that preventative nutrition therapy is also key for quality health because many of the diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and blood pressure issues have their roots in nutrition. Saadat is known for taking complex topics like food labels and making them easy to understand. She works with clients ages 2 and up.
At Fueled & Fed Nutrition we believe in supporting all bodies, regardless of size, gender, sexual orientation, or athletic performance. We follow the principles of Health at Every Size® (HAES) and follow a weight-neutral approach to nutrition counseling. We work with all ways of eating including plant-based, kosher, halal, gluten-free, and allergen-free and will tailor our recommendations to your needs and goals.