Kristen Marshall earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from William Jewell College in Liberty, MO, where she was a student-athlete. In 2014, she earned a Master of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University, a leader of education in natural health arts and sciences, located in Seattle, WA. There she was a student of a science-based curriculum that provided education on whole foods, environmental awareness of food choices, and complimentary medicine. She gained clinical experience at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and electively took courses in Intuitive Eating, Therapeutic Cooking, and Herbal Medicine Making. She was additionally selected to be a student clinician for the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Wellness Clinic at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. She became a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in 2015, following the completion of a supervised practice that emphasized community/public health and clinical nutrition through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Kristen advocates a sustainable, non-diet approach to nutrition therapy and believes in the importance and possibility of developing a healthy relationship with food and body. She currently provides dietitian services at the Burrell Kingsley Clinic, where she specializes in eating disorders and offers individualized nutrition assessment and therapy, to include nutritional counseling and/or education, for a variety of health concerns including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, food allergies, and more.