Dr. Julia Nordgren is a physician, an expert in childhood obesity and cholesterol disorders, and a trained chef.
She received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1999. She is a board-certified pediatrician, and a specialist in dyslipidemias, weight management, and heart disease prevention. She is an active member of the National Lipid Association’s Pediatric Practice Management Committee, which strives to prevent heart disease through early lifestyle interv
Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD is a writer and registered dietitian. She is the author of two cookbooks: Rise & Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings and Best Lunch Box Ever, with a third book in the works. She also writes freelance nutrition and food stories for a variety of magazines and newspapers including Cooking Light, Real Simple, Family Circle, Parents, Self, Dr. Oz The Good Life, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times.
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A nationally-recognized culinary translator and expert on the role of food in supporting optimal health, Rebecca has a Masters of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education, and received her culinary training from New York’s Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.
As a consultant, speaker, teacher and chef, Rebecca works closely with physicians, nurses, and wellness professionals to include the powerful tools of flavor and nutrition in their medical ar
Lynda Marren A returning Soul Food Salon guest speaker, Lynda teaches cooking classes at Kitchentown in Burlingame and Draegers in San Mateo. She recently started a company called Just Add Salt that creates events with food as a backdrop, focusing on corporate team building and cooking parties. Lynda is working on a cookbook scheduled to come out in 2016. Her specialty is teaching approachable, make-ahead seasonal recipes for families and entertaining.
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Lia Huber believes you don't have to be a chef or "foodie" to cook fabulous tasting food, and you don't need to be a nutritionist to make healthy choices. A widely pubished food writer and media personality, Lia followed her calling in 2009 and founded NOURISH Evolution to inspire and equip people to make a lasting shift from processed food to real food in real life. Her latest venture, NOURISH Evolution’s flagship program Cook the Seasons, is a revolutionary meal-planning pr