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Meet the Dietitian

Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist Payton Turner, founder of Knoxville Dietitian Services, specializes in medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling. 

Payton's experience includes working one-on-one with clients to create personalized plans that meet their nutrition and health goals through individualized and research-based methods. Payton has worked with a wide variety of clients including those needing assistance with weight management, chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, etc.) management and prevention, gastrointestinal disorders (gastroparesis, EOE, Celiac disease, etc.) women’s health and more. Payton also has experience in community nutrition, creating and teaching lessons to children, college students and adults through podcasts and lunch-n-learns.


She received her BA in Psychology from Bryan College. Recognizing the ties between mental and physical health, she pursued her passion for nutrition and went on to earn her MS in Dietetics from Indiana State University and Masters in Business Administration from Bryan College.

Payton Turner, MS, RD, LDN, MBA

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