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.

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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“Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle”: National Nutrition Month 2015

It’s March – which means it’s time to celebrate National Nutrition Month! It’s time to examine our health habits, see if they line up with our New Year’s resolutions, and … Full Entry »

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#CleanEating: What Does It Mean?

It seems you can’t go one day without hearing someone talk about “clean eating.” Whether it is a news segment, a story from a friend or family member, or the ever … Full Entry »

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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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