The Essence of Wellbeing
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Hi and welcome!

I'm Aparna, Functional Nutritionist and Emotional Freedom Coach.  

So glad to meet you here.

Chances are that you are looking for a solution to a health concern and have heard that nutrition and functional medicine can help.

You’ve overwhelmed with the conflicting nutrition data on the internet. You want to know what is right for you.

Or you know how to start on a really good diet, but would like support to help you stick with your plan.

You’d like to add some meditation or exercise, but are tired of juggling work, and kids, and schedule. You yearn for something that fits your lifestyle.

Which brings me to you..

Does this sound familiar?

Fatigued day in and day out and living on caffeine? Bloated after eating? Craving sugar or hungry all the time? Worried about your annual visit to the doctor for your cholesterol numbers?

Do you wish for healthy skin or pain-free joints? Do you want razor-sharp thinking? Do you want to end your confusion about what to eat?

Personalized food and lifestyle choices may be your solution. 

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Why RasaLife Nutrition?

Rasa is a Sanskrit root word which symbolizes Essence. The word essence refers to the individual, real or ultimate nature of a thing or being

Rasa also stands for Juice, Taste, Emotions. It denotes lymph, the first of the tissues in the Ayurvedic system.

Rasayana is a remedy of herbs and in its literal sense means, “The Path to Your Essence”.

To me this means that your essence and your well-being are intimately tied to your emotions and tastes.

Inspired by this root word, I created RasaLife Nutrition.

What OTHErs Are Saying


APARNA takes the higher path of seeing the great whole of a person

Aparna is a one-of-a-kind, truth-seeking, high-integrity nutritionist who will be your most loyal, determined, and heartfelt advocate to finding your way back to health. I’ve had the opportunity to have her work with me on a variety of clinical research projects, and I can attest to her passion and tenacity for food, eating, and nutrition. She takes the higher path of seeing the great whole of a person and brings in the context of her academic knowledge and keen intuition with amazing finesse and rigor.

Dr. Deanna Minich, author, teacher, speaker


Aparna is easy to relate to and has a great sense of humor which made my education and journey back to health such a joy.

Prior to working with Aparna I was very frustrated with my joint stiffness, especially my left arm, which I could not lift above my shoulder, neither stretch in front of me. After Aparna's nutrition therapy, I can lift and stretch my arm to near full capacity. Also, I would not have tried sitting on the floor with my legs folded in the past, as it was painful to get into this position. But now I can do this easily. I found Aparna's gentle and wise approach very supportive and encouraging. She is easy to relate to and has a great sense of humour which made my education and journey back to health such a joy. I highly recommend her as your nutritionist.

Mariet Hamman, Creativity-based Life & Business Coach, www.marihethammann.com


Aparna combines her clinical expertise and intricate understanding of the body.

Healing doesn’t happen overnight, so having a skilled, intuitive, compassionate functional nutritionist on your side is vital to your success. If you’re seeking to improve your health, I highly recommend working with Aparna! She’ll be your biggest encourager, strongest advocate, and such a blessing in your life, just as she has been to me. Aparna combines her clinical expertise and intricate understanding of the body with her encouraging spirit, which always left me feeling calm and confident about my health journey. She is committed to making health fun and enjoyable - even when explaining the science behind complex health topics. She is kind, gentle, extremely thoughtful, and most importantly, genuinely caring. From our first session together, I knew she was invested in me and my health. She truly focused on me (mind, body, and spirit), not just my list of physical symptoms and lab tests. Instead of giving me a long list of supplements to take, she used a food-first approach to promote healing and get to the root cause of my health issues. She was never afraid to think outside of the box and offer unique solutions and insights.

Hannah S.


With her support, I lost over 10lbs, have identified which foods to avoid, and lost my craving for sugar.  

Shortly after I met Aparna, she moved away from her career as a software engineer, to devote time and energy in researching and integrating new emerging fields in the areas of spiritual, physical, and emotional development.  Her passion for learning and search for a comprehensive approach to healthy living is evident as she is an avid reader, taking in information from a multitude of sources.  Whether it be EFT, meridian work, tapping points, Brain Gym, Light Force Touch Chiropractic, diet, and readings on brain and body connections, (to name only a few).  

 Just recently she supported me in following an elimination and detox food plan.  Aparna spent generous time explaining the cleansing nature of this plan.  She recommended various herbs, combinations of minerals, and supplements to aid me during this four week plan.  In addition, I learned how to make or was the recipient of her delicious meals and recipes which I also incorporated into the plan.  She followed up with me daily to provide support, helped me identify possible problem foods, and explained exercise regimens.   With her support, I lost over 10lbs, have identified which foods to avoid, and lost my craving for sugar.  

Erin Heather Carroll, M.Ed, OTR, Occupational Therapist


Thanks to Aparna I gained so much insight into my health situation and made lot of changes in my diet and lifestyle.

I have chronic health issues and been have taking medications for the last 15 years. I have seen so many specialist doctors trying to find the root cause. They do frequent blood tests and adjust the medicine dose. But I never felt better and it has been getting worse as time pass by. I happened to discuss the same with Aparna around the same time she started the functional medicine practice. Thanks to Aparna I gained so much insight into my health situation and made lot of changes in my diet and lifestyle. I am confident that with Aparna's guidance I will find a solution for my health issues soon. I highly recommend Aparna as your nutritionist.

Uma, Software Professional


In just over a month I am feeling lighter and more grounded in my body.

I started working with Aparna a little over a month ago. I was hesitant to work with anyone on my nutritional and health goals because I do not enjoy cooking and have a busy schedule which often leads to grab and go eating. Over the past month Aparna has helped me find simple easy solutions to boost the nutrients I am getting in my food choices and address the health goals I set. In just over a month I am feeling lighter and more grounded in my body. I also feel like my mind has been refreshed and I am functioning with more clarity and focus. I am so very grateful to have Aparna’s guidance through this process.”

Traci Hagie, Indigo Moon Healing Arts, IndigoMoonHealingArts.COM


Had a great time with Aparna and was really amazed about how much she knew.

I am going through some health challenges and Aparna has been able help me out with some of them. She has me on supplements and other necessary foods which have helped in addressing these health issues. She has been very patient with me and is very prompt in answering all my questions. She goes over and beyond to answer anything I ask, how many ever times I ask her. She suggested mind-body techniques for whole body healing to work with all the other suggestions. Had a great time with her and was really amazed about how much she knew. I would recommend her to anyone. Best wishes, Aparna!!

Sahana, Denver, CO


Aparna has a gift for this type of work.

I really enjoyed our EFT session.  Afterward, I felt peaceful and relaxed.  And by 6pm that evening, I couldn't keep my eyes opened -- I was exhausted and ready for bed!

You have a gift for this type of work.  I felt very comfortable with you and knew that I could trust you not to judge when my emotions really started to show.  Your compassion shined through.  Your gift for this work was apparent in how you immediately knew that our first attempt at tapping on the more "surface" issue was not going to work unless we uncovered the more core issues.  You noticed this by being aware of my breathing.  And although I believe that acknowledging painful past situations is a necessary step in healing, you helped make it easier by using your humor and lightening the mood when appropriate.  

When I woke up the next morning and stretched in bed, my body just felt a little different -- my back was more relaxed and less tensed up than usual.  

~ Shannon C, Denver, CO.