Cara Harbstreet

Registered Dietitian and nationally recognized food and nutrition expert

Cara Harbstreet

Registered Dietitian and nationally recognized food and nutrition expert

Biography

Cara Harbstreet is a Registered Dietitian and nationally recognized food and nutrition expert. She obtained a Bachelors of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition from Southeast Missouri State University. She went on to complete her Dietetic Internship and Masters of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition at The University of Kansas Medical Center. Upon completion, Cara worked in community nutrition, corporate wellness, retail settings. She later worked with the Endocrinology Department of a regional pediatric medical center and provided inpatient and outpatient support to children and families in the largest non-surgical specialty area.

In 2016, Cara founded her private practice, Street Smart Nutrition, and began focusing on sports nutrition, intuitive eating, and applying the Health At Every Size model for clients in her local area. Since then, she has expanded into virtual and telehealth services and serves as a consultant and nutrition communications expert. Cara is also an active volunteer in the dietetics field, serving as a multi-year Board Member for the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also the current Communications Director for the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Dietetic Practice Group.