Vanessa Connolly, RDN, CSR, LD Registered Dietitian Nutritionist



Vanessa is owner of Vanessa Connolly Nutrition, LLC, an online private practice based outside of Charleston, SC. Her passion is to help people stress less about how to eat for their chronic kidney disease and help nourish bodies to improve overall health.

When not working you can find Vanessa active with her husband and two children, listening to true crime podcasts or enjoying a run.


Vanessa is a seasoned Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with 20 years experience and go-to expert on all things kidney nutrition. In addition, Vanessa's training in Medical Nutrition Therapy supports individuals with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases as well as plant based nutrition.

Vanessa takes a holistic whole body approach at improving overall health, reducing symptoms of chronic disease especially when it comes to kidney disease. She focuses on many aspects of health including sleep, movement, stress as well as nutrition. Vanessa is fiercely passionate about helping you stress less when it comes to eating for your chronic kidney disease.


Vanessa has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Maryland at College Park and she attended the Medical University of South Carolina for her Dietetic Internship. Vanessa is also a Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition.