Hayden James, RDN, CSSD, CD, CDCES

sports Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Hayden James (she/her), the founder of satiate nutrition, is a board certified Sports Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a runner, climber, and skier. Hayden understands the demands of balancing athletic pursuits with life. With all the nutrition dogmas out there, she supports a realistic, “all foods fit” approach to nutrition.

Hayden lives with her husband and feisty Siberian husky named Diego, and works part-time in an adult endocrinology clinic as a dietitian nutritionist and diabetes educator.

Nutrition Philosophy

Satiate Nutrition strives to provide accurate, realistic, and fun nutrition, health, and wellness information in addition to strategies to make changes. My nutrition coaching focuses on finding a healthy and sustainable lifestyle for you. Every single person needs an individualized approach in order to truly change behaviors and find optimal health, whatever that means to them.

Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed by CDR (Credentialing of Dietetic Registration) to practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Certified by the Utah Department of Commerce DOPL
  • Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
  • Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES)

education background

  • Dietetic Internship through the University of Oklahoma: 1200 hours of supervised practice required to become a RDN

  • MA Dietetics from University of Oklahoma

  • BS Biology, minor in Chemistry from University of North Carolina Wilmington

Athletic Achievements

  • Running Personal Records: Road 13.1 = 1:26:30 | 5k = 18:54, Cirque Series Snowbird: 4th overall female, 2021
  • Climbing Achievements: Hardest Redpoint (sport) = 5.12a, 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell = Completed 112 routes (>5000 ft vert climbing), dabbles in multi-pitch trad and enjoys climbing well below physical limit on gear.
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