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Let a Registered Dietitian in Tampa, FL, Support Your Wellness Goals

Health is everything and without it, you have nothing. It’s a gift to be treasured. It often takes the support offered by a trained practitioner to help you achieve optimum wellness. When you choose a registered dietitian in Tampa, FL, to guide and assist you in this journey to continued wellness, you get focused and comprehensive attention.

Leading the Way Through Medical Issues

I, Barb M. Mahlmeister RDN, IFMCP, am fully prepared to help you with any health issue. I work with individuals of all ages to improve their overall health and wellness. My services include genetic counseling and seminars for many health topics. As an online nutritionist, I support patients across the United States.

Putting an Unpleasant Experience to Good Use

I came to my career as a dietitian organically with interest in functional medicine that I nurtured by attending seminars in the early 1990s while working for a major airline. Following a trip to Africa, I became very ill and visited many specialists who couldn’t diagnose the issue and treated me with several antibiotics. I was finally diagnosed with a parasite.

The antibiotics were very hard on my system, and no one could resolve the issues. I researched the condition and eventually treated myself for candida, a fungal infection. That experience serves me well today as a gastrointestinal nutritionist during consultations with patients as I am always digging deep into their health issues.

Due to this experience I returned to school for a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics & Nutrition. I furthered my studies through the Institute of Functional Medicine and was in the inaugural class of 2013.

Education & Training

I received my credentials as a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist (RDN) in 2002 and continued to add to this knowledge base and skills over the years. My educational and training upgrades are vast and include:

• 2002 Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist -RDN
• 2007 AFMCP (Applied Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice)
• 2009 IFM - Detoxification
• 2010 IFM - Functional Nutrition
• 2010 IFM - Gastrointestinal
• 2010 IFM - Immune
• 2011 IFM - Hormone
• 2012 IFM - Cardio-Metabolic
• 2013 The Institute for Functional Medicine, Certified Practitioner
• 2014 IFM International Symposium: Nutrition
• 2015 IFM International Symposium: Genetics
• 2016 IFM International Symposium: Modifiable Lifestyle Factors
• 2017 IFM International Symposium: The Dynamic Brain
• 2017 The End of Alzheimer's, Dr. Bredesen's Protocol - Certified Practitioner
• 2018 IFM International Symposium: Solving the Puzzle of Autoimmunity; The Interplay of                                                                       Gut, Genes, and Environment

 

Organizations I Belong To:

Institute of Functional Medicine at www.functionalmedicine.org
Dietitians in Integrative & Functional Medicine at www.integrativerd.org
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics at www.eatright.org
Senior Information Resources at www.seniorinformationresources.org


Certified Practitioner Certificate

Awarded Certification for Functional Medicine from the
Institute of Functional Medicine
in November of 2013


Contact

Contct me to learn more about my services. I am proud to support and serve patients across the United States from my location in Tampa, FL.

Phone
(813) 867-3404

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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Service Area
Nationwide

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