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.