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Boston Functional Nutrition was born out of a desire to bring truly individualized nutrition services that expertly blend holistic mind-body medicine with science-based functional medicine. As registered dietitians, you can feel confident that we have the training and credentials to safely and accurately assess your nutrition needs and design a plan that is evidence-based. But we also believe that health and healing is a journey that requires a holistic approach. We are so much more than our food choices!

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Ayla Withee-1929-webresAyla Barmmer, MS, RD, LDN, CLT: Professional Bio:

Ayla Barmmer (formerly Withee) is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, owner and operator of Boston Functional Nutrition, an integrative and functional nutrition practice based in Concord, MA. Her practice is known for its “big picture” approach, which starts with a thorough whole-person assessment and uses cutting edge research to help individuals create effective, meaningful change even with the most complex of cases. Ayla’s primary specialty is women’s health, with a special emphasis on fertility nutrition. She believes that simple, tailored diet and lifestyle interventions can help women achieve healthy pregnancies.
Ayla received her BS in Dietetics and completed her dietetic internship through the University of Connecticut and earned a Master of Science in Health Communications from Boston University. The combination of these degrees enables her to effectively meet her clients where they’re at so they can implement recommended nutrition and lifestyle strategies with ease. She is also a highly sought after speaker and resource on topics such as nutrition for fertility, pregnancy, immune health, and gastrointestinal issues, for publications and organizations such as Boston Magazine, Tufts Medical Center, Shape, Women’s Health Magazine, EatingWell and is the co-host of Real Food Radio, which relays practical information about how to support your health naturally and live a life you love.
In addition to her nutrition work, Ayla is also a mom to her toddler son and enjoys biking and hiking with him and her husband. You can learn more about Ayla at or join the private Facebook community, Nourish Your Fertility, for further education, resources and support to achieve a healthy pregnancy.
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