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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’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…

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…

AAA: Changing the World One Stomach at a Time with Georgette Schwartz, BCHN, MSHN (MSHN Graduate 2013)

Hawthorn graduate Georgette Schwartz is changing the world one stomach at a time; starting with her own. Join Georgette as she tells us how she went from a 40 year old needing a hysterectomy to a Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist with a busy clinical practice, and a speaker at the 2018 annual NANP conference thanks read more...

AAA: Mental Health and Nutrition Education: An Underutilized Intervention for Depression, Anxiety and ADHD with Vicki Steine (DSC Graduate 2014)

Did you know that proper diet and supplements can have a beneficial effect on mental health and neurological issues?  Vicki Steine is a graduate from Hawthorn’s doctoral program and has a great story to share revealing how her education at Hawthorn influences her social work. Join us and Vicki for Mental Health and Nutrition Education: read more...