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Kristin Mainella, RD, CDE

Onk (Ankh) Nutrition & Wellness Solutions LLC. was established in 2017 by Kristin Mainella, RD, CDE. Kristin has a Master’s Degree in Education from East Stroudsburg University and a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology with a Minor in Health from Plymouth State University. She also has a certificate in nutrition from the University of Northern Colorado. Kristin is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, with more than 25 years of experience in nutrition, exercise and wellness program delivery. She is an expert in diabetes education, weight loss, sports nutrition, stress management, heart disease, corporate wellness, metabolic syndrome, and thyroid dysfunction, hypertension, disease prevention, and general nutrition.

Why hire Onk Nutrition & Wellness Solutions? 

She has worked in varied environments including: clinical, hospital, university, health clubs, corporate and community settings. Onk Nutrition & Wellness Solutions offers both in-person counseling and remote counseling for your convenience from your own home or office.

​Kristin believes in a comprehensive whole body (body, mind, spirit) lifestyle approach towards nutrition while developing an individualized plan for each client. She incorporates various modalities to help develop the best overall plan that works to meet the client's specific health goals and needs. Whether you are looking to lose weight, improve your sports performance, reduce your risk of chronic disease or simply learn how to eat better, you can have fun doing it with the right direction. Her experience has shown her that by combining nutrition, exercise, and stress management you address the whole individual. Kristin combines an extensive knowledge of nutrition along with creativity and enthusiasm. She is easy to connect with and an excellent motivator. She encourages her clients to develop healthy behaviors toward food with a non-diet approach toward reaching their optimal health. She has had tremendous success treating metabolic disorders such as thyroid disease, diabetes, insulin resistance, pre- and post-menopause, and hard to get results cases.


​Her goal is to improve performance and/or health outcomes including:

  • Decreased percent bodyfat

  • Reduction in blood pressure

  • Lowered blood glucose

  • Reduction in bad cholesterol  

​When not working with clients, Kristin enjoys mountain biking, hiking, skiing, soccer, snowshoeing, painting, drawing and writing screenplays. Kristin is a competitive athlete competing in numerous road races, marathons, triathalons, and adventure races. She played in the W-league, a semi pro soccer organization for four years as well as being a college soccer coach. Kristin has played soccer on the national level and has used her knowledge of proper nutrition to provide an edge in training and competition over the years. Kristin also played college lacrosse. Kristin has been certified as a personal trainer, group exercise and spin instructor.

You will be able to:

  • Follow  a FODMAP elimination diet to address symptom management and identification of trigger foods that can lead to gastrointestinal distress

  • Create healthy quick meals by identifying healthy food choices specific to your goals or medical condition

  • Address emotional eating and identify the reason behind the behavior

  • Determine correct portion sizes and meal prep accordingly

  • Introduce positive behaviors to reach your health needs

  • Identify negative environments that lead to unhealthy food and drink choices

  • Know how to get into top physical condition

  • Have more energy to do the things you love

  • Eat more mindfully

  • Achieve and maintain a healthy weight by adopting positive behaviors

  • Build a food and exercise plan that works with your busy schedule

  • Improve on your flexibility, strength, and cardio endurance

  • Be able to identify harmful food additives and preservatives in food labels

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