About Aisling

Aisling (Ash-ling) Whelan MS, RDN, CDN is a New York City based registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) with a passion for helping others achieve wellness through the healing power of food. Aisling obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University and holds professional affiliations with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the National Kidney Foundation, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine and the Greater New York Dietetic Association. Aisling has also served as a volunteer member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidenced Based Practice Committee.

Aisling’s career has spanned acute care hospitals as well as an outpatient dialysis facility.  In these roles she’s counseled hundreds of patients with conditions such as kidney disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and gastrointestinal disorders. Aisling enjoys keeping up to date with the latest nutrition science and translating the research into sensible tips that her clients can use. She believes that true wellness is achieved when multiple aspects of health are addressed and optimized. Her approach is holistic and influenced by the principles of integrative and functional medicine. Aisling empowers her clients with the tools they need to make long-lasting lifestyle changes.

If you have been diagnosed with a medical issue such as kidney disease, hypertension, or diabetes, Aisling can help you discover ways to address your condition through food and nutrition.  Aisling will partner with you to set realistic goals aimed at improving your nutritional status and overall health.  As a member of your healthcare team, Aisling will communicate with your doctor to support you in a continuum of care.  Making changes to your diet can seem like fighting an uphill battle and it can be hard to know where to start. It’s so much easier to fight a battle when you have comrades by your side. The Mission of Ashling Wellness is to be a helpful comrade in your fight against disease on your journey to wellness. Together, we can put the power of good health in your hands.