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Gwendolyn is a Registered Dietitian, Integrative & Functional Nutritionist,  Certified Lifestyle, ProfPhoto-2Eating & Performance [LEAP] Therapist  and Live Food Chef.  Building health through specific nutrition, fitness and attitude (healthy thoughts).  If any of the following applies to you and you are interested in a nutrition consult, then you have landed on the right page:

  • Interested in getting healthy from the inside out
  • Tired of being tired
  • Confused about what to eat, carbs, no carbs, meat, no meat, which supplements, etc.
  • Raw Food Nutrition
  • Eating healthy as a Vegetarian
  • Cleansing & detoxification
  • Food sensitivities & Adverse Food Reactions
  • Weight Loss (overweight & obesity; targeting belly fat)
  • Diabetic Consult
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • LEAP Therapy (digestive disorders; i.e. Irritable Bowel Syndrome [IBS], Crohn’s, Migraines, Fibromyalgia & general food intolerance issues)
  • Customized Anti-inflammatory meal plans
  • Autism
  • Nutrition Speaker
  • Raw Food Classes
  • Nutrition Education
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Anti-aging
  • Research based food, nutrition & health information

As a Certified LEAP Therapist she specializes in non-IgE Food Sensitivities related to Migraines, Crohn’s, IBS, Fibromyalgia and other inflammatory digestive abnormalities.  Incorporating Mediator Release testing (MRT) to identify hidden food and chemical sensitivities.  Once trigger foods are identified (important to reduce inflammation) a food specific food plan is designed with safe foods, incorporating healthy proteins, fats, etc.

Additional a la carte nutrition related testing is offered as well to identify other digestive related issues:

Comprehensive nutrition assessment to include but not limited:  biomarkers related to GI function and dysbiosis, extensive vitamin, mineral and enzyme deficiencies, energy and carbohydrate metabolism,  fatty acid deficiencies, adrenal & thyroid panels, nutrigenomics, etc.

Gwen’s blog focuses on teaching others how to eat healthy through demonstrating how to make healthy and delicious whole food meals.

Gwen has over 15 plus years of experience in the field of health, nutrition and prevention from a holistic perspective.  The combined years of experience include  private practice nutrition consulting, Functional & Integrative Nutrition, Holistic and alternative perspectives involving cleansing and detoxification programs; raw food and regular cooking classes, probiotic rich foods, adaptogenic herbs and Superfoods.

Other experience includes a Clinical background in hospitals and other acute care settings, practicing Medical Nutrition Therapy, Administration as a former Director of Food & Nutrition, Consultant for SNF’s, Assisted Living Facilities, & Home Care (wound care) speaker with Lunch and Learn’s for Fortune 500 companies, teaching Nutrition as Adjunct Faculty: the Science of Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition both the JC and University level. Working with Diabetics and conducting weight loss plans that target belly fat.

Current focus involves helping the world get healthy one blog post at a time as a social media strategist, speaker, writer and vlogger.

Nutrition Education:

Loma Linda University, 2002, MPH, School of Public Health, Health Promotion & Education

Loma Linda University, 2006, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, School of Allied Health

Internship/Rotation, 2006, Preventive Medicine & Internal Medicine Dept. Kaiser, Fontana

Other:

Living Light Culinary School, Live Food Chef & Instructor, 2012, Northern CA

For more info.  schedule an appointment using the scheduler pop-up on the homepage, or call:  714-552-3802 or email:  LiveFoodRD@gmail.com

Insurance Provider for:

-Anthem Blue Cross
-Blue Cross-Blue Shield
-Medicare
-Discount programs for other Insurers
-HSA Savings Accounts (HSA’s)
-All credit cards accepted

Do health now–it’s your birthright!