Krista Jensema is a Registered Dietitian from Chicago, Illinois. After having a brief career in the business world, Krista followed her dreams to the University of Illinois at Chicago to study about food and nutrition. Krista worked at La Rabida Children’s Hospital for the past 2 and a half years where she developed a passion for working with children of all ages. Most recently, Krista received her Board Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition.
Krista works with children and families who may struggle with premature birth, picky eating, food allergies, developmental delays, assessing growth and weight gain, formula or breastfeeding fortification, tube feeding, and other nutrition related concerns during childhood development.
In addition, Krista has developed an interest in following the latest research and recommendations for gastrointestinal disorders due to her own personal struggles. Krista has worked with a number of patients suffering from a multitude of gastrointestinal disorders, both in adults and children.
When Krista isn’t working you can find her searching for the best tacos and margaritas in town, at the pilates studio, or planning her next getaway!