With over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist, Natalie is a well-seasoned practitioner. A board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, Natalie is the founder of Natalie Ledesma Integrative & Functional Nutrition Consulting , the clinical nutrition specialist at Smith Precision Oncology in San Francisco and the founding dietitian for the nutrition program at the University of California, San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Natalie serves as a consultant and speaker for Digestive Care, Inc. As a member of the Lilly Lecture Bureau Faculty, Natalie regularly presents to health care practitioners on Nutritional Counseling in Oncology Care. She is a certified LEAP therapist who helps manage adverse food reactions with an emphasis on food sensitivities. Natalie provides nutrition counseling and frequently presents nationally on various cancer and integrative health focused nutrition topics. She has taught college courses and cooking classes, and has been extensively involved in community outreach involvement.