Karalii (Kara) has 4 years of experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist, working in a variety of of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, community health programs, and public health. She has a strong background in diabetes, heart disease, GI disorders, tube feeding, food allergies, and food and nutrition security. Kara greatly enjoys working with adults with ADHD. As an ADHDer herself, she understands the unique challenges that come with ADHD and nutrition, such as executive functioning issues that affect grocery shopping and meal planning, forgetting to eat due to hyperfocus and time blindness, and impulsive eating.
Approach to care
Kara practices through Health At Every Size principles: weight inclusivity, health enhancement, eating for well-being, respectful care, and life-enhancing movement. She strives to meet clients where they're at in a welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment. Kara encourages clients to focus on progress rather than perfection. Through a holistic approach and evidence-based practice, Kara will work with clients to create realistic and personalized goals that are unique to them and their lifestyles.
What to expect in your first session with Karalii?
In your initial session with Kara, you'll begin with a nutrition assessment. She will ask many questions to better understand your medical history, nutritional habits, and lifestyle. This will enable Kara to develop a comprehensive nutrition plan tailored to your needs. Once the assessment is complete, she will provide you with a few actionable homework steps to work on between sessions.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison: MS in Clinical Nutrition,
Russell Sage College: Dietetic Internship,
Russell Sage College: BS in Nutrition Science
In her free time, Kara enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, gardening, and playing her violin.
When would you like to meet with Karalii?
Initial appointments are 55 mins and done over Zoom.