Nutrition with Dr. Krystle Zuniga PhD, RD, LD 


Nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment and recovery, and Cancer Rehab Austin is excited to have Krystle Zuniga PhD, RD on our team. Dr. Zuniga offers individual nutrition consults to help you reach your goals. Krystle is a licensed and registered dietitian with a PhD in nutritional sciences. She has conducted research in the area of nutrition and cancer for over 10 years. Krystle uses the latest nutrition research to help you follow a healthy diet and support wellness during and after treatment. She is available to answer questions about how to manage cancer therapy side-effects such as weight loss or gain, assess your current diet and provide specific recommendations, and direct you to additional reputable resources for nutrition information. The mission of her practice is to empower patients, using nutrition to optimize outcomes and improve quality of life.

You can follow her on social media or her website where she shares evidence based information about diet and cancer. 


Krystle offers regular seminars here at CRIM on nutrition during and after cancer treatment. See our “events” section for upcoming seminars and educational webinars.

 Krystle’s Education and Training:

·        PhD Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

·        Dietetic Internship, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

·        B.S. Dietetics, Bowling Green State University

Krystle has presented her nutrition research across the country, and her research has been published in scientific journals including Cancer Prevention Research, Nutrition and Cancer, European Journal of Nutrition, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, and Journal of Women’s Health. She enjoys sharing her passion for nutrition and regularly speaks at community educational events at Breast Cancer Resource Center, LIVESTRONG at YMCA, and Capital of Texas Team Survivor.