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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…

Jessica Taylor (MHNE Graduate 2020)

Jessica Taylor is to be congratulated for graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education program. Jessica also holds two Bachelor degrees in English and Communication Studies from California State University Chico and a law degree from UC Davis School of Law. She is the owner of Elevate Advanced read more...

What’s Up with Organics? by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Nearly everyone has heard sayings like, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and “It’s what’s on the inside that counts” but does the same apply to that granola bar, bag of chips, or loaf of bread? The food industry is abound with buzzwords aimed at making consumers feel better about choosing the foods they read more…

Barbara Heiz

Congratulations to Barbara Heiz for attaining the Summa Cum Laude designation upon her graduation from the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition program. Barbara also holds a bachelor's degree in International Management. Her early experiences led her to the understanding that although doctors are important to assist people to heal, a clean diet can help read more...

Kerrian White

Congratulations to Kerrian White for graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Nutrition Consultant program. Her nutritional experience started when she worked as a mammographer and involved women with breast cancers. Her love for nutrition led her to further her education in science-based studies at Hawthorn. Kerrian’s post-graduate plans involve advising individuals and families how to 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...