Nutrition Therapy and Counseling

Ranan Cohen, MS, RD, LD

Ranan is a clinical nutritionist in private practice at Whole Life Health Care and at Holistic Solutions of Greater Newburyport. He holds a Master’s Degree in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism from MIT and completed his internship in clinical dietetics at Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA.

Ranan’s philosophy centers on finding the nutritional key to wellness. In an in-depth interview, key-nutrients-related symptoms, bloodwork history, dietary and supplementation patterns are explored integratively. His goal while working with patients is to counter nutrient deficiencies, work with and reduce food sensitivities, optimize digestion/absorption and improve tissue function with nutrients, thus healing the body and mind nutritionally.

The methods Ranan works with include specific nutrient-dense foods, vitamins/mineral/amino acid supplements, detoxification strategies, elimination diets, probiotic/prebiotic, herbal and other individualized strategies.

Ranan’s Specialties Include:

  • Auto-immune disease
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Women’s health (PMS, infertility, pregnancy, menopausal transition)
  • Digestive challenges (IBS, SIBO, indigestion and inflammatory bowel disease)
  • Joint discomfort
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Food sensitivities
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression/anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Nutrigenomics

Other interests include: nutrition-conscious cuisine/cuisine demonstrations, transformation of eating behaviors and the optimization of supplementation regimes.

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem of New Hampshire/Maine
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Tufts
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Tufts Health Plans

Forms of Payment Accepted

Check or cash.

Gift Certificates Available

Yes — please contact Ranan for more information.

Hours of Operations

Ranan Cohen works at Whole Life Health Care on Mondays and Thursdays, generally from 10 am to 7 pm. The remainder of the week, he works from his home office in Newmarket.

How to Schedule an Appointment

Please contact Ranan directly through one of the below methods.

Contact Information

Whole Life Health Care: 603.431.6677 ext. 240
Home office (Newmarket): 603.659.2528



What to Expect from your First Appointment

We will start with a thorough evaluation of your nutritional therapy needs and any potential tools that would best apply to the health challenges you face. We will discuss your history, your priorities and your needs. Together, we will confer about the techniques you have tried in the past as well as approaches you may not have attempted yet. Finally, a plan will be designed with your needs and thoughts in mind, involving foods, herbal therapies, supplements and lifestyle adjustments that will be a healthy start on your path toward healing.


“Working with Ranan has been nothing short of life-changing. For 15 years I struggled with poor immunity. Ranan was the first healthcare professional to figure out that I was anemic. I’ve never felt better!”– Michelle B.

“I’ve been challenged with chronic neck and back pain for over four years and have done physical therapy, massage, steroidal injections, and consultations with multiple healthcare professionals. With Ranan’s guidance, I rapidly experienced a substantial reduction in pain level and intensity. I’ve been able to alter and augment my intake of particular foods and supplements, successfully fighting inflammation and living a healthier lifestyle. I highly recommend Ranan to anyone interested in understanding how to use nutritional solutions to solve health problems.” –John C.