Heidi Turner M.S., R.D.N.

Heidi Turner M.S., R.D.N.
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Language

  • English

Specialties

  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Rheumatology (Connective Tissue Disease)

Bio

Heidi Turner is the Medical Nutrition Therapist at the Seattle Arthritis Clinic. She specializes in anti-inflammatory diets to help reduce the pain and symptoms related to autoimmune conditions and inflammatory arthritis. She looks to reduce systemic pain by addressing potential food sensitivities, digestive issues, and mast cell/histamine imbalance.

Heidi earned her Master’s degree in Science and Nutrition from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA and is an accredited Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). She is a certified First Line Therapy practitioner.

She is a member of both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine.

Patient Care Philosophy

I love what I do, and I love working in an environment that embraces the idea that nutrition is an important part of the treatment process. My specialty is helping my patients feel less pain and improve chronic symptoms through making changes to the diet. The more I see how changing what one eats changes how they feel, the more I learn what a powerful role food plays in the body. And the more I love my job.

Clinical Interests

Food sensitivities and intolerances; anti-inflammatory nutrition; inflammatory arthritis; autoimmune conditions; histamine and mast cell disorders; digestive disorders