Elena Yorgason is a Registered Dietitian, a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition and a former professional endurance athlete. She received her Bachelor’s Degree at Brigham Young University in Dietetics and her Master’s Degree in Dietetics at the University of Utah, with the emphasis in Sports Nutrition. She worked as a Dietitian at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute for several years. There she counseled patients with mental and physical illnesses on how food can restore all aspects of health.
She established her own private practice consulting athletes on how to fuel for training and competition with a special emphasis on weight management and helping women recover from eating disorders.
Elena is a doTERRA Certified Pure Essential Oil Wellness Advocate and has traveled around the US and internationally educating others on how to use and get the benefits of essential oils and how to heal your body with natural solutions including breathing and meditation.
Elena loves being a mom to her young family of four beautiful children. She emphasizes healthy diet and exercise at home, and has helped produce the diet and exercise elements in the Real Steps lifestyle makeover program. She is wife to Dr. Josh Yorgason. Together they like to laugh, do sauna, play tennis, travel around the world including to Elena’s native country Finland, play violin and sing together.
While in residency training in Utah, Dr. Josh met and married his wife, Elena Yorgason, who is a master’s level registered dietician. A former professional athlete and health coach for the US Olympic ski team, Elena is a certified Sports Nutrition expert. She is a specialist in dietary counseling for professional athletes and patients with eating disorders. Together with Elena, Dr. Josh has taken a strong interest in health and wellness. They are pioneers in adopting complementary medicine approaches to rigorous medical treatment. Dr. Josh founded the website, protocoled.com, and authored or co-authored multiple rigorous protocols integrating essential oils together with traditional therapies for medical conditions of the ear, nose and throat. He is a founding member and scientific consultant on the Medical Advisory Board for doTerra International. Dr. Josh continues to find ways to educate patients on being empowered regarding their own health and wellness, using essential oils and other natural remedies and health practices for self-treatment and in striving for a total-body wellness lifestyle.
MN Ear & Sinus Center was designed to give patient-centered Ear, Nose & Throat care with a focus on the Ears and Sinuses. Improving quality of life by improving hearing, balance, breathing, sinus health, and avoiding chronic infection with a holistic natural and lifestyle approach is what makes our center unique.