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Healthy Hydration by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

With all the differences in opinion in the nutrition world, one thing that most can readily agree on is the importance of hydration. Scientific research has revealed that in humans, the brain and heart are composed of around 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains approximately 64% water, muscles and read more…

How Pushing Outside of My Comfort Zone Has Allowed Me to Build a Sustainable Practice with Amy Spindel (MSHN Graduate 2020)

https://youtu.be/zDWjOcQV4a0 It’s easy to maintain homeostasis and not rock the boat, but true growth comes from being uncomfortable and taking risks. Join us as MSHN graduate Amy Spindel talks about how she has shifted her mindset to go from introverted and shy to finding comfort in putting herself out there to let others know about read more...

Traditional Foods – Where Tradition Meets Science with Tammera J. Karr, Ph.D.

https://youtu.be/WzweLpT9Fn0 Is there a problem with modern food? Is it the food – or how it is prepared? Should we eat all the same or like our ancestors? How far back do we need to go for traditional foods to be healthy? Whole Foods are wonderful, but are we maximizing their nutrient value? These are read more...

Hawthorn’s Healthy Kitchen – Let’s Talk Oats! by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Welcome to Hawthorn’s Healthy Kitchen! Most people can agree that sound nutrition provides an essential foundation to ultimate health and longevity, however learning about various healthy food options, their health benefits, and more importantly how to use them in the   kitchen can be extremely daunting! That’s where we come in! January is National Oat Month read more…

Food for Thought: My Journey to Health with Talia Segal Fidler (MHNE Graduate 2015)

https://youtu.be/UNhdsireA1U Health and education is a life-long journey, and "self care is the new health care”. Talia Segal Fidler, a graduate of Hawthorn University with a Masters of Science in Health and Nutrition Education will share her journey of learning and educating while creating a health practice. Hawthorn University's All About Alumni Webinar Series opens read more...

Courage in Challenging Times: Discover the Mindset for Staying in Business and Thriving in Any Economy with Karin Rozell

https://youtu.be/LmgH9nGgqTc Come start the year with a big dose of courage that will focus your mind, mood and actions on what's possible in any economic climate! In this class for professional coaches, consultants and practitioners, you'll learn the essential mindset practices and practical actions to help you start the year off right. From how to read more...

Eden Huma (MSHN Graduate 2020)

Congratulations to Eden Huma for graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition program. Eden also holds a BA from Connecticut College. She is a Registered Nurse in Northern California, with a specialty in Emergency Medicine. She spent over 15 years in pre-hospital care as an Emergency Medical Technician and Critical read more...

Is Circadian Rhythm Really That Important For Health? by Richard Hammond (MSHN Graduate 2020)

Developed over millennia, complex metabolic, photonic, and endocrine factors have become synchronized with environmental cues. This has occured among eukaryotes including hominids, and many invertebrates, fungi, and plants. It is the evolution of our planet that has forever linked all the animals to the seasonal and daily sun cycles, along with foraging, feeding, and most read more…

New Year, New Career: Spotlight on Holistic Nutrition by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

If there is one thing we have learned in 2020 it’s the impact of chronic disease on our overall health. From the very early times of the pandemic, reports have been coming in regarding the impact of chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and obesity on the severity of read more…

Low Down on Whole Grains by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

In contemporary society, nearly everyone knows someone or is someone who is avoiding consuming grains in their diet. The reasons of this can vary from the need or desire to avoid gluten to fear of weight gain to minimizing the impact of foods on blood sugar levels. Whatever the reason, there is a strong trend read more…