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Meet The Team

Lauren Budd Levy


Lauren, Owner of Happy Health Nutrition, LLC has worked with people with kidney disease for well over a decade. Originally working in dialysis, Lauren wanted to prevent the progression of the disease and teach people how to thrive with kidney disease and “not wait for their kidneys to get worse.”

Lauren uses personalization, plant-based eating and evidenced-based standards to help her client’s reach their goals.

Outside of work you can find Lauren, developing new recipes, chasing after her kids and dogs and playing tennis.


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Master’s of Science in Nutritional Biology

Registered Dietitian

Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition

Karina Tolentino


Karina is a California-based dietitian and health coach who provides counseling for people living with chronic kidney disease, general nutrition and wellness. Her approach to nutrition includes showing you that making diet changes to improve your health can be enjoyable and sustainable throughout your life.

She encourages autonomy in healthcare and supports you in making nutrition decisions that align with your values.

Karina enjoys mastering new recipes, trying new cuisines, and swimming.


Bachelor of Science in Dietetics

Registered Dietitian

Health and Wellness Coach certification

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