Functional NutriTion - Barb Mahlmeister RDN, IFMCP

Functional Nutrition Services Available

Why Natural Choice Nutrition?

Make the natural choice when you want to achieve your wellness 

goals.  Your health means everything.  In fact, without it, you have nothing. When you choose Natural Choice Nutrition, you will be guided, and assisted, in your journey to continued wellness.  

You will receive the focused and comprehensive attention you deserve.

Barb M. Mahlmeister RDN, IFMCP

Registered Dietitian (RDN) & Licensed Nutritionist (RDN)

Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

For appointments: 813-867-3404



The Functional Nutrition approach is used to get to the root cause of your issues.  I specialize in treating gastrointestinal disorders as well as autoimmune and inflammatory issues such as:

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colitis
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergies & Sensitivities
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Osteopenia /Osteoporosis
  • Reflux/Heartburn
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Small Intestine Bacterial
  • Overgrowth (SIBO/Candida)
  • Weight Loss

Education & Training

  • 2002 Registered Dietitian &  Licensed Nutritionist
  • 2007 AFMCP (Applied Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
  • 2009 IFM Detoxification
  • 2010  IFM Functional Nutrition - Gastrointestinal - Immune
  • 2011 IFM Hormone
  • 2012 IMF 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 the Environment
  • 2019 IFM International Symposium: Stress, Pain, & Addiction:  Transformative Treatments & Innovative Solutions

We Offer Healthy & Mindful Eating Support