Digestive Health Starts Here

Eating doesn't have to be complicated. You can improve your digestive symptoms, gut health and overall wellness with foods and nutrients that are right for you. Let's find your way to flourish TODAY!
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Meet Katharie, Your GI Dietitian

PHILOSOPHY OF CARE Katharie believes good nutrition is key to a healthy gut, mind and body. As an experienced digestive health dietitian, she shares her expertise and translates evolving science into simple recommendations. She uses a collaborative, holistic approach. She is committed to helping each client achieve their health goals and feel their best. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Trusted by clients and top medical providers, Katharie has nearly two decades of professional experience. Before founding her own practice, she was the exclusive gastroenterology/ inflammatory bowel disease dietitian for one of the largest health systems in Washington. Having a multifaceted career, Katharie also worked in inpatient care at teaching hospitals, from surgical intensive care to gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery units. Widely recognized as an expert in the field, she revised and created hospital policies and procedures on nutrition support. She helped develop national nutrition practice tools and guidelines for fellow federal clinicians. Katharie has a passion for education. She has given numerous talks to medical students, physicians and other healthcare professionals. Topics include gut microbiome, nutrition support, management of conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal surgery, short bowel syndrome, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), food sensitivities/allergies and intolerances. PERSONAL INTERESTS Outside of work, Katharie is a 200-hour certified yoga teacher. She enjoys yoga, travel, learning about different cultures and cuisines, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. EDUCATION & TRAINING New York University, New York - Clinical Nutrition Mount Sinai Hospital, New York - Clinical Nutrition Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana - Nutrition Science Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana - Psychology BOARD CERTIFICATIONS Commission on Dietetic Registration (RD/RDN), Washington Dietitian Certification (CD), Oregon Dietitian License (LD), Nutrition Support Clinician Certification (CNSC) THE FLORAE STORY Florae comes from the word flora, which often symbolizes flowers and spring. Additionally, flora can be defined as plant life or gut microbiome. Florae Nutrition focuses on these two crucial yet often under-appreciated health elements in conventional modern medicine. Florae Nutrition embraces the dynamic roles of diverse plant foods in nourishing us sustainably, improving gut health, and flourishing ourselves from the inside out.
Katharie Kong
Registered Dietitian

Services

Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • Abdominal pain/bloating
  • Carbohydrate intolerances
  • Celiac disease/NCGS
  • Diets (e.g low FODMAP, GF, SCD, IBD-AID)
  • Diverticular disease
  • Dysbiosis (e.g. SIBO, IMO)
  • Dyspepsia/gastritis
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
  • Gas (belching/flatulence)
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastroparesis & motility disorders
  • Gut health & general wellness
  • Heartburn/acid reflux (GERD)
  • Histamine intolerance
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's/UC)
  • Iron overload (hemochromatosis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver, pancreas & gallbladder conditions
  • Malnutrition/nutrient deficiencies
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Multiple food allergies/sensitivities
  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea/constipation
  • Nickel hypersensitivity (SNAS)
  • Nutrition support (TPN/EN) & supplements
  • Short bowel syndrome

Insurance Accepted

  • Not At This Time
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  • SELF PAY ONLY
  • HSA, FSA
  • Debit Or Credit Card
  • Superbill Upon Request For Reimbursement

Fees

  • Individual or Group (Initial, Follow Up): $155 - $545
  • Package: $635 - $895
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