ELEVATE HEALTH Zrinka Glavas, MSc, MEd, CNS-c

Zrinka Glavas, MSc, MEd, CNS-c

Functional Nutritionist

Optimal wellness through real food and lifestyle.

Zrinka takes a whole-person, individualized approach when working with clients in attaining their readily available state of well-being. She brings a diverse background in medical nutrition therapy, herbal medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, clinical research, and over 10 years of nutrition care. She also teaches the Research and Evidence-Based Practice for Nutritional Therapy and Holistic Nutritional Therapy modules at Portland Community College.

She is well-versed in therapeutic and specialty diets. Some concerns she works with her clients to create personalized nutrition approaches to include:

  • Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health
  • Blood Sugar Management 
  • Anti-Inflammatory Strategies
  • Gastrointestinal Health
  • Hormone Balancing
  • Mood Regulation
  • Stress and Fatigue Reduction
  • Circadian Rhythm Optimization
  • Longevity

She most enjoys helping clients attain sustainable changes by cultivating beneficial eating and lifestyle practices.

Zrinka enjoys exploring the world near and very far. When at home, she drinks Japanese tea out of handmade pottery and takes delight in food, grocery shopping and cooking for fun. She also enjoys nature, yoga, Pilates, meditation, and—most of all—the convivial Mediterranean lifestyle of her Croatian roots.

Learn more about her practice of nutritional counseling.


  • Master of Science, Nutrition, National University of Natural Medicine
  • Certification, Clinical Nutrition Specialist
  • Master of Education


  • Lead Instructor, Portland Community College Functional Nutrition Program


Zrinka consults with clients:

  • Friday 9:30-1:30


2230 NW Pettygrove St #110

Portland OR 97210

(503) 227-0350 tel

(503) 227-0745 fax