Ana Martinez, RD, LDN
Intuitive Eating, Maternal/Child Nutrition
Ana started her career in nutrition at North Carolina State University, earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition Science. She became a Registered Dietitian after completing the Dietetic Internship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she completed her supervised practice at UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh, NC. She sought to continue her passion in nutrition by working in Public Health Nutrition for more than four years. She is currently completing her Master Degree.
Ana is passionate about helping her patients build a healthy relationship with food and their body, and is working to become a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. She strives to create a comfortable and judgment free environment for her patients that allow her to gain insight on her patient’s lifestyle, values, and aspirations. She is also passionate about serving the Spanish speaking community, given her Mexican American background. Her mission is to provide transparent conversations that empower her patients to create, maintain, and achieve personalized lifestyle goals.
In her spare time, Ana is always looking for ways to enhance her flavor on life. Through travel, spending time with her family, or getting caught up in a health podcast, she loves immersing herself in diverse environments to elevate her perspective on how her education around nutrition can be applied in real life.
I have had a very positive experience with my dietician Kathryn. I feel she is accepting of where I am in regards with the relationship I have with food. She offers great resources and advice on intuitive eating and I am very thankful to have found her!
The nutritionist, Kathryn, was very helpful in answering my questions and increasing my awareness of of different food groups. She provided useful printouts, and offered suggestions of ways to help with better control of my diabetes. Her personality was pleasant and friendly, causing me to look forward to each session. Additionally, she was a very good listener, always encouraging me.
I loved meeting with your nutritionist. I especially loved the option to meet with her online. She was so kind and I didn’t feel judged. She listened and she gave suggestions to help me begin with small steps. I am already making healthier choices and I look forward to working with her through this journey.
Kathryn is a great dietician/nutritionist. She’s non-judgmental and very conversational. She sets measurable goals and schedules follow-up appointments, so you can stay on track. She also does a ton of research for you outside of your appointment, which is very helpful and shows that she really cares. The team at Avance Nutrition Services is also helpful in checking your insurance coverage and copay before your appointment.