Annie Bell MS, RDN, LD
SPECIALITIES include weight management, cardiovascular health, diabetes, hypertension, nutrition through the lifecycle, picky eating, healthy eating patterns for families and those with busy lifestyles
Annie completed her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and dietetic internship at Texas A&M University. She has over 25 years of experience sharing the power of good nutrition in a wide variety of settings. Her clinical nutrition work in 3 large community health centers allowed her to work with individuals with various disease states, ethnic backgrounds, and ages, as well as gain fluency in the Spanish language. She has provided nutrition services in non-clinical settings too, such as UTSA, residential children’s homes, San Antonio restaurants, and HEB grocery stores. As well, she’s taught nutrition at the college level for Fontbonne University in St. Louis and University of Phoenix.
Annie is passionate about exercise and loves the outdoors. Her favorite activities include hiking, camping, horseback riding and fishing with her family of 4 + 2 crazy dogs. Despite her thorough knowledge of the science of nutrition, she has an out-of-control sweet tooth!
How did you get into nutrition?
As a college freshman, I wasn’t quite sure what a “dietitian” did, but the coursework seemed interesting, as I had enjoyed high school biology and as a competitive swimmer, was always interested in learning about things that could enhance athletic performance. What intrigued me most – and what I still love about the field today – is that there are so many ways to use nutrition knowledge to enhance the lives of others.
How would you describe your counseling style?
My counseling style is client-focused and nonjudgmental. I support my clients with technical expertise, warm compassion, and creative suggestions in making appropriate, realistic goals, aimed at long-term success.