Congratulations to Maria Tabone for graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. Maria earned a Master of Arts degree in Integrative Health and Healing from the Graduate Institute, a certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University, as well as certifications in various healing practices such as Herbalism, Reflexology, Reiki and Chakra Balancing. She studied at the Institute of Culinary Education, the Natural Gourmet Institute and is the Weston A. Price Foundation chapter leader for Summit, New Jersey. Maria consults with clients with conditions such as anxiety, autoimmune disease, high cholesterol, metabolic syndrome, thyroid disease, and weight management with a focus on women with autoimmune disease. She has written articles for various blogs and magazines and participates on panels on wellness around the tri-state area of New York City. She has written a book entitled The Holistic Root to Managing Anxiety. For more information visit her website at www.theholisticroot.com. Her thesis is entitled Nutrition and Lifestyle Choices that Help Manage Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Keep up the good work, Maria!