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Introducing our New Insightful Intern: Meet Mikaela Schmeider

Hello, my name is Mikaela and I am a dietetic intern here at Kindred Nutrition. I am originally from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and currently a senior at Pennsylvania State University. My major is Nutritional Science with a dietetics option. Nutrition always fascinated me growing up because I loved the way food resembled medicine. Anytime I appeared sick or gloomy, modifying what I ate would make me feel optimal. It can be rough finding fresh food anywhere winter exists. When it isn’t miserably cold outside, I spend my time gardening. Sometimes I find myself looking like an animal that just came out from hibernation searching for fresh food. It’s the little things that make me happy. Aside from gardening one of my favorite things to do is to cook. When I’m finished with school for the year, I spend my summers experimenting with alternative foods. I know a lot of people who are vegetarian, vegan, have food allergies or even gastrointestinal disorders who struggle finding food that doe…