Take Your Digestive Health Into Your Own Hands

Working with a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P) and digestive health specialist like myself, we will:

Pinpoint Root Causes

Let’s identify the signals your body has been sending you for months (or even years) through functional lab work and by looking deep into your health history and begin relieving them naturally to restore balanced gut health – for good!

Customize A Plan

With a deeper understanding of what’s going on inside your body, we’ll develop a customized plan to restore your digestive health! We’ll focus on every aspect of your life, all the time so that you experience full body health – perhaps for the first time in your life.

Fuel Your Body

There are many foods that are so great for gut health, and others that are not. We’ll pinpoint which ones you should be avoiding (temporarily or long-term), which ones you should add more of through functional lab testing, metabolic typing, and more.

Restore Gut Health

Gain lifelong skills and tools to restore and maintain gut health. We’ll talk through how to handle slip-ups, what to do when traveling or going out and much more. With a practical plan, you can utilize these changes for the rest of your life.

Experience Life Changing Health Coaching

I take a smarter, holistic and completely customized approach to helping you live a healthy life

Do you feel like something just isn’t right with your digestion? 

Have you had digestive issues for awhile now but never really taken the time to look into what to do about it?

Feel like you should have more energy, better sleep and less inflammation?

Have you been telling yourself that the pains, cramps and gas are just “normal” for you now?

Already tried eating healthy but something’s still not right and don’t know what to do next?



Introducing the Thrive by Food Approach

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Whether you’re a 1:1 client or a part of my Love Your Gut group program, you’ll benefit from the expertise from someone who has gone through the digestive health journey you’re currently on. I went from ER room to complete remission from ulcerative colitis in a matter of 6 months after a wild 10+ year battle with the disease. I am now a certified health coach and digestive expert specializing in helping clients find the same relief and a path that’s exactly right for you


My approach is based on the concept of bioindividuality, meaning what works for one person may not work for another, so I’ll never give blanketed advice and no two client programs will look the same.


Working together, I will take the time to dig into your health history, understand your food and lifestyle triggers that aren’t serving you and develop a completely customized approach to health and wellness crafted for you! 


How it Works


The Initial Breakthrough Consultation

Schedule a free 20 minute introduction session where we’ll get to know each other, discuss your main health goals and concerns, and begin to develop a customized plan that will work for you.


1:1 or Group Coaching

We’ll determine in this strategy session which of my programs would be the best fit for you, or a combination. In both my 1:1 and group programs, we’ll dive into everything from food to lifestyle, exercise to relationships, career and spirituality. Working in a 1:1 program with me me, I will get to know you inside and out so that we can develop a customized, effective and holistic plan for restoring your health based on your unique body!


Recipes & Supplements

You are what you eat. Habits can be made, recipes can be learned, the right supplements can heal and mindfulness can be practiced. We’ll cover all this and more! Clients have access to discounts on professional-grade supplements and recipes developed by a team of chefs that are designed to boost gut health.



You’ll gain access to a community of others on a similar health journey in my private Facebook groups. This community is available to you even after we’ve completed our time working together. 


About Kristin

Kristin Thomas

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P)

I am a entrepreneur turned fitness instructor turned Holistic Health Coach (HHC) and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P)! Inspired by my own crazy digestive health journey, I specialize in helping clients find their own path out of digestive dysfunction.

My health history goes like this: What started as acid reflux and a dairy allergy quickly catapulted into chronic ulcerative colitis and leaky gut, and later on I tested positive for parasites, an E. coli imbalance and h.pylori infection. OH, and in between all that, I suffered from severe anxiety, depression, and adrenal dysfunction. So when I say I’ve been in your shoes and know where you’re coming from, I mean it!

By making strategic changes to my diet and lifestyle, I went from an ER room facing surgery to full remission from ulcerative colitis in just 6 months, after a wild 10-year battle with the disease.

Trained at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN), I work with clients who have complex digestive issues and are looking for a natural and practical way out.

I believe that EVERYONE is 100% capable of recovering from whatever they have, and with the right approach and support, it can happen. Working with me, you will not only recover, but thrive again.


thrive by food testimonial“I loved working with Kristin. I felt as if I had hit rock bottom. I was tired and depressed most of the time. I was desperate to get some answers that would actually work. While working with Kristin I learned what small changes I could make that would make big changes in my life. Even after working with her I continue to use what she has taught me and my body is starting to heal from the inside out. I have more energy and I’m starting to love myself and my life again. I can’t think Kristin enough.”

Darlina R.

Want to Work With Me? Start Here

Apply to work with me 1:1 by below by scheduling an introductory call (it’s free!). During this call, we will discuss my programs in detail and what your customized 1:1 program would look like.


Together, we will uncover key ways in which you can boost your digestive health and shine light on things that are and aren’t working for you so that you walk away each session with:

  • A concrete plan of action
  • Real data from functional lab work
  • Incredible energy
  • Excitement
  • An entirely new outlook on your life and health.

Heck, we might even change your entire life in one program! 

Client Success Stories

“I felt very at ease working with Kristin.  Her caring and thorough approach, coupled with her depth of knowledge, made me feel confident that she understood my challenges and was able to develop a plan of action for me to successfully meet my goals. Providing positive instruction and feedback is key in helping someone through a challenge.  Kristin was very instrumental in setting a course that helped me succeed and gave me strategies to use to continue on a successful path.”

Cathy D.

“Working with Kristin has been a wonderful journey. She is relatable when it comes to dealing with the challenges of reaching your goals. She has a supportive attitude that encourages you to want to change your lifestyle for the better, and is approachable when you need a daily reminder that you are on the right path to achieving your health goals.”

Zeban J.

“Kristin has been a consistent force for positive change in my life. Working with her has helped me make progress on my goals by learning to trust my gut and create actionable steps forward. Kristin lets her genuine self shine through and makes you feel wonderful while helping you to overturn roadblocks and discover your own potential. I am grateful to work with her and highly recommend her program!”

Catherine S.

“Kristin is incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about how food can impact our health. Her individualized approach is engaging, empowering, and result-driven. I highly recommend her health coaching program!”

Jennifer R.

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