Author Archives: Kristi King, clinical dietitian

About Kristi King, clinical dietitian

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.

Nutrition ups and downs

Your child’s nutrition journey can have many ups and downs. Every day myself and the other registered dietitians at Texas Children’s Hospital are questioned by patient families about how to … Full Entry »

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Breakfast facts

I get asked on a daily basis about breakfast for kids as well as for mom and dad. Here are some frequently asked questions I thought I’d share with you!

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Keeping your young athlete healthy

Texas Children’s Hospital and the Houston Texans are teaming up to provide parents, coaches and children with some tools and resources to help keep young athletes healthy. We believe through … Full Entry »

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: Talking to Your Children About Weight and Better Eating Habits

Pop culture has always been obsessed with what looks good and what doesn’t. We see it on every screen: phones, tablets, computers and of course television. In today’s society, skinny … Full Entry »

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New Study Takes A Closer Look At Toddler Snacks And Meals

Every parent wants a healthy future for their children, and emerging studies are suggesting that what your child is being fed during their early formative years is significant to developing … Full Entry »

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