Yalaka “Laka” Huyette, MS, RDN, LD
Laka effectiveness is largely related to her passion for health and wellbeing! She is able to empathetically see the full picture of her clients and help them navigate the challenges of a busy life in order to achieve their goals. With over 15 years of experience in the nutrition and fitness industry, Laka has a wealth of knowledge on how nutrition, physical activity, and stress management are all related.
failure is not an option
Graduating from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a B.S. in Medical Dietetics and Fitness and Nutrition, Laka then went onto obtain her M.S. in Clinical Nutrition and American Council on Exercise personal training certification. She has gained a wide range of experience from a variety of settings including fitness centers, acute and long-term care hospitals, a military hospital, and a University.
Outside of her work responsibilities, Laka mentors dietetic interns from several universities, has given guest lectures at the University of Missouri’s College of Nursing, co hosted Your Health Matters (a local broadcast radio show), and has served as Director at Large of the Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In her free time, Laka enjoys traveling, hiking, singing in an acoustic duo around town and enjoying the ever evolving dining scene.