Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy Certification support team member, Shelby Utter Shelby Utter, RDN, IFNCP

Shelby Utter, RDN, IFNCP is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner, board-certified Diabetes Specialist, and the founder of Mind Soma. Her expertise extends to gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and women’s health, providing personalized and holistic care.

In 2020, Shelby authored “Plant Based Kitchen: A Dietitian’s Guide and Cookbook to Plant-Based Eating,” emphasizing nourishing and sustainable dietary practices. Through Mind Soma, Shelby leverages innovative techniques such as nutritional psychiatry, cognitive behavioral therapy, and lifestyle rehabilitation to address unique health challenges. Her multi-faceted approach helps restore gut health, reduce dietary inflammation, and enhance mood, energy, cognition, and more. Her mission goes beyond mere symptom alleviation; she equips her clients with the knowledge and tools needed to build sustainable, healthy habits.

A graduate of Georgia State University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics, Shelby completed her in-depth clinical training in Medical Nutrition Therapy at Emory University Hospital. Her accolade includes the Pacesetter Award for inspiring excellence, accountability, and collaboration and the Ellen Jurgens Memorial Award, recognizing her exceptional academic and leadership achievement. Shelby’s prior leadership roles demonstrate her ability to innovate and uphold quality care in various settings. Her blend of clinical experience, scholarly rigor, and culinary creativity sets her apart as a leader in personalized nutritional care, guiding clients toward a thriving, vibrant life.