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Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RDN is a culinary nutrition and food sustainability expert with passions that have led her many places – from implementing plant-based, stem-to-root menu revamps in restaurants to conducting sensory studies and exploring fermentation at the Nordic Food Lab. She is an adjunct faculty member at UC Berkeley, past adjunct faculty at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, and owner of Rooted Food, Inc., a culinary nutrition and food sustainability consulting company. Kristen has worked on innovative projects with various organizations including Bon Appétit Management Company, UC Berkeley’s Brown’s Café, 6d bytes, the UCSF Division of Endocrinology, and The Culinary Institute of America's Strategic Initiatives Group. Additionally, Kristen is a co-investigator of Berkeley Open Source Food, a non-profit dedicated to increasing availability and consumption of wild edible plants through research, education, and outreach. Most recently, Kristen has spearheaded Scandinavian-inspired pop-ups, of which she is also the chef, that were featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. Her "West Coast Nordic" food philosophy is based on New Nordic ideals rooted in place and time, incorporating ingredients and techniques from the environment around her. You can find more about Kristen at Rooted Food (rootedfood.com), where she documents her gastronomic ventures from delicious plant-forward menu innovations to foraging. (Portland, OR) ved as the special assistant to the CEO and president for Childhood Obesity at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Mark has worked with digital health startups in Silicon Valley for the past decade, while also practicing lifestyle medicine at One Medical Group in San Francisco. Mark is currently the head of health at Better Therapeutics, where they are building prescription digital therapeutics for treating chronic disease. He is also a fellow and past director of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He lives in San Francisco with his wife Josie and their 4-year-old daughter Ella. (San Francisco, CA)