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Boost Your Brainpower: How Nutrition can Help! by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Boost Your Brainpower: How Nutrition Can Help! Top 3 Nutrients for a Bigger and Better Brain Among the hardest working organs in the body, the brain is active 24/7, even during sleep it has a job to do controlling breathing, heart rate and the senses. All this work means that the brain also requires a read more…

Hawthorn’s Healthy Kitchen: Let’s Talk Arugula! 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! Join us as we learn read more…

Heal Your Heart: Cardiovascular Rehab One Plate at a Time by Eden Huma, RN (MSHN Graduate 2021)

By the mid-1900’s, heart disease was the leading cause of death in the U.S, with autopsies revealing coronary atherosclerosis as the culprit (Dalen, Alpert, Goldberg, & Weinstein, 2014). Diets in the United States were consisting of more sugar and animal fats, and smoking was on the rise while physical activity was diminishing. In addition, the read more…

Hawthorn University Admissions Webinar (April 27)

  Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 12 PM Pacific / 3 PM Eastern Online / Open to the Public Join us for a webinar about Hawthorn University! Meet the President of Hawthorn and get answers to your Enrollment Questions. We will discuss the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education read more...

Cookware Safety by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Choosing Cookware Though the field of nutrition is often fraught with a dichotomous point of view that at times can seem to be ever changing, there is one fact that most can readily agree on and that’s the value of cooking at home. A healthy kitchen is a vital component when it comes to supporting read more…

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…

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…

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…