Cristina Montoya is a Registered Dietitian and Holistic Cannabis Practitioner who has lived with Sjögren’s Syndrome since childhood. She provides nutritional coaching to individuals with rheumatic diseases to embrace an anti-inflammatory way of eating using the Mediterranean Diet and gut health principles, one bite at a time. She created the blog arthritisdietitian.com to help patients navigate the sea of nutritional misinformation.
In this episode of CRArthritis, Cristina provides an overview of common disease symptoms and how they affect everyday life. Hear her speak about her personal Sjogren’s journey from the lens of a patient and an allied professional. Cristina also talks about different trigger foods and beverages that should only be consumed in small portions.