Julie has more than 25 years of experience working in nutrition, focusing on diabetes, pregnancy and lactation, and weight management. Julie believes food is the cornerstone of health as well as a source of pleasure.
Approach to care
Julie combines evidence-based nutrition science with a compassionate approach to help clients patients achieve their goals. She's counseled thousands of clients ranging from parents of newborn babies to octogenarians working to manage chronic health conditions.
What to expect in your first session with Julie?
Julie enjoys working with her clients to help them set small, achievable goals, and then helping her clients to build on their successes. Julie will take time to learn about what you’ve tried in the past, what has worked, and what hasn't. She'll provide insight on your next steps based on the information you provide, and she'll work to give you a concrete plan for moving forward.
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Master of Public Health (Nutrition), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Appalachian State University
Yoga, reading, writing, travel, cooking, baking
When would you like to meet with Julie?
Initial appointments are 55 mins and done over Zoom.
Julie Cunningham is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian practicing in western North Carolina. She received a bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition from Appalachian State University and a master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Julie is the author of "30 Days to Tame Type 2 Diabetes" and the creator of the Tame Type 2 online course for people living with type 2 diabetes.
Julie is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist and has worked as an Omnipod trainer as well as a trainer for Dexcom continuous glucose monitoring systems. She enjoys helping people living with diabetes to manage their blood sugars while they enjoy good food and good health, without feeling deprived.
An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant who has many years of experience working with pregnant and postpartum women, Julie also holds a certificate of training in Child and Adolescent Weight Management.