March Nutrition Challenge
FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness
Meet the Dietitian/Wellness Coach
Ashley Carpenter, R.D.
Ashley Carpenter, R.D.


Ashley is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Health and Wellness Coach for FirstHealth of the Carolinas healthcare system, in Pinehurst, NC.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from East Carolina University and her wellness coaching certification from Wellcoaches® School of Coaching.

Ashley has worked for FirstHealth since 2007 in a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs, including the Bariatric Program, the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab program, and the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center.  She currently serves as the outpatient dietitian and wellness coach at FirstHealth Fitness center.  FirstHealth Fitness is a unique medical fitness center that takes a functional medicine approach to health.

At FirstHealth Fitness, Ashley works with a wide variety of clientele.  Some have chronic diseases or have been struggling for years with health or digestive problems.  Others may just want to feel better, to have more energy, better skin, better sleep or perform better at sports. She uses the latest scientific research and combines it with client’s unique needs to develop healthy lifestyle plans.  Whether that means making a few small but critical adjustments, or a major transformation, she is passionate about sharing that knowledge, providing support along the way, and helping clients develop skills so they are empowered to take care of their health for the rest of their life.


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