Hello, my name is

Areli Gutierrez

Registered Dietitian

About me

I am a Mexican-American registered dietitian based in Houston, with a rich experience in dietetics.

I help patients with chronic kidney disease navigate the kidney diet while embracing their cultural foods

With years of experience in dietetics in a variety of settings including clinical, outpatient, retail, government and most recently in dialysis, I am able to help patients with all kinds of nutritional concerns.

My approach is one of patient centered care. When it comes to nutrition care it is important to customize our plan to fit the patient’s goals. I give you a variety of options we can work on together.

What I do

Working with me I can help you come up with a culturally inclusive plan to reach your nutritional goals individualized to your specific needs.

Nutrition eduation and coaching

Personalized coaching sessions where you will learn about renal nutrition and understand your nutrition labs.

Patient centered

Working with me you will be in the driver's seat. I am on your team helping you navigate the kidney diet keeping your priorities in mind.

culturally inclusive

Food is more than just nutrition. Our foods are a part of our identity, and I will help you include them in a safe way into your kidney diet.


Bilingual Expertise
Specialized Kidney Nutrition Knowledge
Motivational Interviewing
Culturally Inclusive & Patient Centered

Speaking Engagements


Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

how to safely include cultural foods in the kidney diet



Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo

Beans on the scene: Adding latino foods to the renal patients diet


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