I'm a health and nutrition coach who left a twenty year international culinary marketing communications career to return to my wellness roots. My health journey is a story of earned knowledge, personal failure, and paradox: most health coaches aren’t foodies, and most international culinary marketers don’t have an eating disordered past nor are they competitive athletes.

I'm now on a mission to help reverse the metabolic dysfunction -- (pre)-diabetes, obesity, etc., plaguing the majority of Americans today. Favor Fat is my private health coaching practice and I also work part-time for Virta which is revolutionary in its approach to diabetes reversal. The Nourishment Mindset (place holder title; in contract negotiations) is my debut book and will help me spread the message of how to recover your metabolic health and vitality through real, whole foods.

In addition to being a Nutrition Network Advisor with The Noakes Foundation, I have a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and French from Duke University, a MBA in finance from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and am a sommelier, certified fitness instructor, avid traveler, and Francophile.

Most of my prior writing stems from my background in PR, where I generated thousands of coverage opportunities for clients: some examples include Forbes, Huffington Post, USA Today, and Robb Report. I am also a former Wines & Vines Magazine columnist.

Other Works

  • Five Mistakes New Wineries Make