Kristin Jenkins MS, RDNRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist
Kristin is a masters level Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She graduated cum laude from Bryn Mawr College and achieved her masters in dietetics at Eastern Michigan University.
Kristin is an ardent advocate of weight inclusive care and the Health at Every Size model. She enjoys working with clients with a variety of conditions on ways to incorporate healthy behaviors that support whole body health in ways a scale could never measure. In session, Kristin places special emphasis on helping her clients foster a healthy relationship with food and feel more connected to their body with mindfulness practices. She is a self-professed ‘messy cook’ and enjoys helping clients learn to let go of the idea of perfection in the kitchen and at meal time in favor of creativity and food freedom.
Kristin is also passionate about the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Kristin sees eating disorder clients of all ages and stages and prides herself on being a knowledgeable and compassionate member of her client’s care team.
Kristin Jenkins’ Specialties
Kristin Jenkins’ Qualifications
Kristin Jenkins’ Certifications
- Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
- Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
- Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
- Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
- Cum laude honors, Bryn Mawr College, 2009
- Outstanding Student in Dietetics, Eastern Michigan University, 2020
More About Kristin Jenkins
Kristin is a Maryland native, raised in Southern Maryland and residing currently in the Annapolis area. After completing undergrad at Bryn Mawr College, Kristin worked in marketing and sales management, quickly advancing her career through both her keen eye for quality improvement and her ability to forge meaningful relationships with her clients. In that time, Kristin was also recovering from an eating disorder, a journey that helped shape her views on nutrition, diets, and weight loss. Recognizing that her unique personal experience and professional skill set positioned her for a fulfilling career as a nutrition therapist and entrepreneur, Kristin went back to school for her masters of science in dietetics in 2018. She is passionate about helping her clients reach their nutrition and wellness goals by balancing physical and mental health.
Kristin spends much of her free time reading the works of HAES experts in the nutrition field. She writes passionately on topics like intuitive eating, mindfulness, body image, and the harms of diet culture for the RBA blog, and creates content for the RBA instagram. Outside of the office, Kristin enjoys quality time spent with friends and family. Some of her favorite activities include taking her family dog, Porter, to the dog park, and thrifting affordable and sustainable fashion. Kristin also has a pension for classic rock on vinyl, true crime documentaries, and sushi.