Aimee was born and raised in South East Texas and graduated from Texas State University in 2012 with a degree in nutrition dietetics. She moved to San Antonio in 2013 to complete her dietetic internship and fell in love with the city (Go Spurs!) She created The Functional RD in 2016 and has been so happy working with clients through all walks of life!
Through her own journey struggling with food sensitivities, Aimee has become certified in Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy in order to help herself and others overcome their food sensitivity and gut health issues through holistic food practices. She enjoys working with patients to help regulate hormones through DUTCH testing, improve gut health, and regulate blood sugar. She is also certified in LEAP Therapy and is able to order food sensitivity labwork.
Aimee has worked with bariatric surgery clients during her entire career and loves helping them reach their health goals! She is certified in Adult Weight Management and follows the nutrition guidelines set out by the ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery).
She is here to help you with any health goals you are working toward!
Jodi was born and raised in Texas where she attended Texas Tech for undergrad and received her masters of nutrition and science at Texas Women's University. After university, Jodi spent time in Florence, Italy where she went to culinary school at Apicius. She has always been passionate about food and viewing it as medicine.
Jodi has worked with bariatric patients since she graduated from her dietetic internship in 2010. She built the entire nutrition program at a local bariatric office and has loved working with these patients for over a decade!
She believes in a food first approach to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and works with bariatric patients to help adjust thier diet to help them thrive both before and after surgery!
Jodi is certified in Adult Weight Management and follows the guidelines set out by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Connally attended Texas Tech University where she completed her bachelors and masters of science in nutrition and dietetics. While there, she also completed her dietetic internship in 2016.
Connally has worked in an outpatient setting counseling adult patients on bariatric surgery, weight loss, heart healthy diets, blood sugar and diabetes management, and general overall healthly living. She enjoy working with adults who are motivated to make lifestyle changes and ready to see the fruits of their labor.
A lover of travel, Connally has lived in several different states and currently resides in Colorado. She has also traveled overseas, completing her Study Abroad program in Greece in 2013.
Connally is a member of the American Dietetics Association and the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group. She is here to help you make quality changes to improve your health and quality of life!