About Karen

About Karen

Smart Nutrition-About Karen

Karen Graham is a registered dietitian and has been in the field of food/nutrition for over 15 years. She has been in private practice since 2007. Prior to starting her private practice, Karen worked in various fields including, clinical, dialysis and the nutrition supplement industry. She specializes in medical nutrition therapy (MNT). MNT includes the assessment, intervention and treatment of an illness or disease. Karen will guide you in preventing, controlling or reversing your medical condition in a natural way. She takes an integrative approach to nutrition by combining cutting-edge medical nutrition therapies along with traditional, time-proven natural methods. During a consultation, Karen investigates many aspects of a person’s lifestyle in addition to diet, including sleep patterns, daily schedule, job, medications/supplements, medical records & physical activity.


Karen is credentialed with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Additional Training:

Advanced GI training: The Institute For Functional Medicine; 12/2011

She is a member of:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • The Institute For Functional Medicine
  • Dietitians in Functional Medicine
  • Sports,Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN)
  • Renal Dietitians Dietetic Practice Group
  • Arizona Dietetic Association


Karen Graham RD

Karen specializes in:

Chronic kidney disease
GI disorders: Celiac, Crohn’s, IBS, Ulcerative colitis,
Short bowel syndrome, SIBO
Food allergies/sensitivities
High cholesterol
Weight loss
Muscle gain