Guiding your way to great health!

Guiding your way to great health!

Guiding your way to great health!Guiding your way to great health!Guiding your way to great health!

Do you want a truly personalized healthcare experience? Meet

Nutritionist Cathy Hains, MS, RDN, CLT


Are you visiting this page looking for ways to lose weight in a way that will last? Or perhaps you are here to look for answers to bothersome symptoms and conditions by using nutrition and lifestyle change?

Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and fads that have saturated the media, only to dazzle the public, drain  pocketbooks, work great for a while, but then fail to keep people healthy long-term? 

Maybe you feel that you know everything you need to know about nutrition and weight loss, but the pounds and symptoms still persist? 

Are you seeing others shedding much weight trying these fads, but wondering, "but can this be good for them in the long run?"  

Sure, there are tons of ways to lose weight very effectively - And many of them are very unhealthy.

 Come out of the darkness and confusion.   With Registered-Dietitian Cathy Hains and Lighthouse Nutrition and Wellness, you don't just lose weight - You gain health. Cathy has been improving the health of patients and clients of all ages since 2010 and has studied nutrition since 1985.  If you are ready for a dedicated health partner, look no further!

Cathy applies nutrition therapy to help you with:

Cardio-metabolic, endocrine

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Diabetes
  • Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood disorders

Weight management


  • Diarrhea 
  • Constipation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Interstitial Cystitis 
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn's Disease


  • Inflammation 
  • Arthritis 
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple Sclerosis 

Nutrition support offered for

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Children, teens
  • Healthy aging
  • Skin ailments

Here's what our clients are saying:

 "In April of 2018 I was 180 pounds 57 years old and experiencing fatigue, water retention, stiffness in joints especially feet and back, kind of hard getting into and out of the car, feeling like I’m older than I was. I read Cathy Hains's article in Marlene’s Sound Outlook about the MRT food sensitivities testing, read up on it and decided it could be useful information that would help me. 

Unlock the power of comprehensive nutrition care

Nutritional DNA Testing -The Next Frontier

Some of the best weight loss tips are in your genes. Get the best nutritional DNA testing.

 Study results flip flop all the time, partially because they don't account for genetic differences in each individual in the cohort. Cathy has searched high and low for the best genetic nutrition test and has found Nutrigenomix®  to be one she can trust. 

LEAP MRT® Food Sensitivity Testing & Diet Therapy

Lose weight. Migraines, IBS, Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis, headaches, joint pain, or MS

Get to the bottom of food sensitivities. Got migraines, IBS, joint pain, inflammation? There's no need for a blind elimination diet when you can finally pinpoint triggers. This is not the less reliable IgG testing, but rather a more much accurate food intolerance testing (not allergy testing).

See the Lite! Amazing Weight Loss for Life! ™

Lose weight the supportive medical nutrition way.

There are numerous ways to lose weight. But which ones work long-term while everyone else is regaining the weight and getting ill? Cathy stays on top of the field with the latest of evidence-based, healthy ways to lose weight with a comprehensive, integrative-functional methodology.

Get exactly what you want from all we offer

Whether you want just one visit for DIY weight loss or many, lose weight the right way with LNW.

Whether you want just one visit to get an assessment and some questions answered,  a few sessions and topics and recommendations for the future, or a long-term weight loss plan with support,  Cathy works with you in an integrative-functional, whole-person approach and with other health professionals as well when needed, to get you to better health.

Multidimensional weight loss help for those near and far

What better weigh to lose weight than to have a weight loss specialist in your pocket?

One of Cathy's many tools  is our Healthie®  platform, which helps clients manage their weight and helps them get healthy too,  by allowing them to message Cathy privately in a secure setting. Can't come in to the office? No problem! You can still "get healthie!"  

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

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Seriously - Food is medicine.  

Are you trying to avoid prescribed medications? Bring your lab work results. Cathy gets you complete nutrition to treat or reduce symptoms of diet-related conditions such as heart disease, pre-diabetes and gastrointestinal ailments. Cathy has also helped teens and adults with eating disorders.F

Gig Harbor's expert and personalized nutrition headquarters

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Cathy Hains wants to be your dietitian-nutritionist and faithful health advocate in the Gig Harbor, Key Peninsula, Tacoma areas of the South Sound. 

"Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies." 

1 Corinthian 6:  19-20

How to find us

Main Downtown Gig Harbor Office

7116 Stinson Avenue, Gig Harbor, Washington 98335, United States

Secondary Rural Satellite Office

11410 Vipond Dr. NW Gig Harbor, WA 98329

Phone: (253) 269-88888 | Fax: (844) 364-8491

Note:  Cathy is often working out in the field. Therefore, it's helpful to call first before visiting, and not arriving before the time of your appointment.  Thank you!


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