Author Archives: Kristi King, Clinical Dietician

About Kristi King, Clinical Dietician

I am a clinical dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics for Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

My interests are in general pediatric nutrition, pediatric nutrition support, and Intestinal Rehabilitation for those children who malabsorb vitamins & nutrients.

I was honored to be the Houston Area Dietetic Association’s Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year in 2008 and was a graduate of the Inaugural Class of the Texas Children’s Rising Leader Program in 2010.

I am a registered dietitian and Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

In Honor Of Registered Dietitian’s Day

My journey to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) has been very personal and life-long.  My dad was diagnosed with a chronic medical condition when he was a teenager.  Although good … Full Entry »

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National Nutrition Month: Proposed Changes To Food Labels

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed changes to food labels, which have remained the same for the past 20 years. In my … Full Entry »

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Nutrition 101: Keep, Toss, or Eat?

Use by Date. Sell by date. And Expiration Date. What do these really mean? Does it mean, if it is one day past date, you will get sick? All of … Full Entry »

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Help Make Your Family Healthier: It’s E-A-S-Y!

Earlier this month I had the honor of flying to Chicago for a taping of the Steve Harvey Show. A local family reached out to producers of the show because … Full Entry »

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Lifestyle Diets In The Breastfeeding World

Fasts, gluten-free, vegan and paleo – oh my! These popular, trendy words have found their way into mainstream America as “lifestyle diets.” Many people turn to these types of diets … Full Entry »

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