Welcome to Kristina’s Nutrition Blog


Kristina Arquette, MS, RD, CSR, CDN, LDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist and a board certified specialist in renal nutrition.  She has been successfully assisting clients in meeting their personal health, nutrition, weight loss, and exercise goals for over five years. She focuses on creating individualized plans to ensure diet and lifestyle goals are achieved and maintained.  She worked as a clinical dietitian at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City addressing and counseling patients nutritional needs on medical, surgical, and intensive care units.  She is the managing dietitian at a Dialysis clinic servicing 130 patients in Washington, DC, counseling on behavior changes and assessing patient’s nutritional needs.  She provides group nutrition counseling and grocery store education trips to patients.  Kristina has been quoted in various magazines and health websites, including E the Environmental Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, Health Bytes.  She has appeared on CBS and has been a nutrition expert for CNN.

Kristina is an avid adventurer and food lover.  You can find her scouring around the city trying new restaurants, swimming in the ocean (when the weather permits), and running along the Potomac on a clear day.  In college she was a pole vaulter and understand the demands sports play upon your life as well as the drive and determination you need to achieve your goals.  She currently resides in Washington, DC, after a long stent in New York.  Her new love, is a one year old black kitty named Bagheera, who is presently soaking up all her extra time and attention.

Kristina graduated from Willamette University in Oregon, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry.  She continued on to purse her Master of Science Degree at Columbia University, majoring in Applied Physiology and Nutrition and completing her Dietetic Internship Program.  She is a Board Cerified Specialist in Renal Nutrition. She is an American Dietetic Association Registered Dietitian and licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in Maryland, New York , Virginia, and Washington, DC .  She is a member of the District of Columbia Dietetic Assoication, the National Kidney Foundation, Greater New York Dietetic Association, the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN), Pediatric Nutrition (PN), and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) Dietetic Practice Groups (DPGs).


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