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Karen Smith, RD, CDCES


Karen Smith, RD, CDCES has over 16 years of experience as a registered dietitian in various settings including public health, community nutrition programming, and clinical practice. In 2014 Karen began researching plant-based nutrition and adopted a fully plant-based diet. She has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist since 2017, is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, a certified Food for Life instructor, and passionate about providing evidence-based nutrition education and resources to help individuals prevent and reverse chronic disease. Karen completed a 12-week coach training program through WellStart Coach in 2019, and enjoys empowering others to achieve their goals and realize their capabilities and potential.