has always been a food enthusiast, and even in childhood was
nicknamed the “food police” by her family. She was always aware
of what other people were eating and would voice her concerns if
she didn’t agree with their portion sizes or food choices.
Natalie’s innate sense of balanced eating combined with family
members that were struggling with digestive issues made
nutrition a deeply interesting field of study.
Natalie herself suffered from years of extreme gastrointestinal
symptoms in college, stemming from Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(IBS), but found little relief through conventional treatment.
Her own personal battle with IBS led her to research and utilize
appropriate diets, and alternative therapies, including the use
of digestive enzymes and probiotics. Natalie has since been
symptom-free and maintains a deeply held passion for helping
those with digestive disorders.
Natalie Butler, RD, completed her graduate dietetic
internship through Marywood University and graduated from
Stephen F. Austin State University with a bachelor of science in
Food, Nutrition and Dietetics. During school, she was a member
of the Student Dietetic Association, American Dietetic
Association, Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor Society and the National
Society of Collegiate Scholars. Her current professional
organizations include the American Dietetic Association, Texas
Dietetic Association, Austin Dietetic Association, Weight
Management Dietetic Practice Group, SCAN - Sports,
Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists, and the Nutrition
Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group.
Natalie gained culinary skills and experience in the retail food
industry at Whole Foods Market. She has also functioned as a
research clinic coordinator and an nutraceutical educator at
Transformation Enzyme Corp. for doctors, patients and clients.
well-rounded, holistic view of nutrition and health became the
foundation for her own practice, Nutrition By Natalie, founded
in 2005. Natalie consults individuals, families, groups and
businesses on all aspects of nutrition and health, including
weight loss, digestive disorders, and preventative health. In
addition to working with clients in her private practice,
Natalie writes health-related articles for magazines, websites
and books, is featured on radio programs, speaks at events and
conferences worldwide, is a spokesperson for various health food
companies, works part-time as a clinical dietitian at a local
hospital, and provides free nutrition education videos on the
is inspired by helping others achieve their goals and knows that
the primary way of doing this is by living what she preaches, so
it is her utmost priority to be healthy, active and fit.
Natalie currently resides in Austin, Texas with her husband,
Craig and dog, Chance.