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Joseph Gonzales, RD

Nutrition Director

Joseph Gonzales, R.D., is a dietitian and researcher. He currently works as the Nutrition Director for Blue Cure Foundation – a non-profit for prostate cancer awareness. Mr. Gonzales is responsible for developing and promoting nutrition content. He conducts research on how diet relates to men’s health and cancer risk, translating the research into healthful recipes and useful everyday tips. Mr. Gonzales has published several studies on plant-based nutrition and cancer, type 2 diabetes and weight loss. He previously served as Nutrition Director for the nonprofit NutritionFacts.org and as a dietitian for the Comprehensive Lifestyle Changes Study at MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Program, and served four years as staff dietitian for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. He is a regular volunteer with a diabetes lifestyle intervention program in the Marshall Islands. He loves playing ice hockey, golfing and being outdoors.

 

Kristina DeMuth, MPH, MS, RD

Staff Dietitian
Kristina is a registered dietitian and received her Masters in Public Health from the  University of Minnesota. Her research explores the use of the Moringa tree for childhood nutrition. She focused on areas in the world like Uganda, and Haiti, where she lived for a year helping as a dietitian at a feeding center. There, she revamped the nutrition program by reintroducing local and native plant foods in an effort to help minimize malnutrition. Kristina has been recognized by her peers as a “Dietitian Hero” for the volunteer work she has done in Haiti. She has also written a nutrition chapter in the book, In Pursuit of Orphan Excellence. She assists with Blue Cure recipe development, food photography, and content creation for the website. She is also the Social Media Director at NutritionFacts.org – a non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. Previously, she worked with Blue Zones to assist with research, writing, and recipe development for project sites. In her free time, Kristina enjoys figure skating, practicing yoga, taking pictures, being with her friends and family, and traveling the world.
 

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