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Krystle Zuniga, PhD, RD


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, PhD Nutritional Sciences

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Krystle Zuniga is a registered dietitian in multiple clinics at UT Health Austin including Medical Specialties, Primary Care, and LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes.

Krystle completed her PhD in Nutritional Sciences and dietetic internship at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She was previously an assistant professor in Nutrition at Texas State University where she taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses and conducted research on the effects of nutrition and physical activity on cognitive function, quality of life, and physical function.

She uses evidence-based nutrition to develop individualized nutrition care plans that help patients meet their personal health goals. Krystle enjoys sharing her passion, experience and knowledge in nutrition to help patients feel empowered, using nutrition to optimize outcomes and improve quality of life.


  • Dietary Assessment
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Fitness Assessment
  • Nutrition Education
  • Oncology

Board Certification

  • Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Licensed Dietitian, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
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