Of all the jobs I dreamt of having when I was young, a nutritionist was not one of them. I was raised in a meat, potatoes, and canned corn kind of family that never saw many fresh veggies. My name is Amber Baker and I am delighted to say I eventually did discover my love for whole foods and became a nutritional consultant in the process. I received my Certified Nutritional Practitioner (CNP) certification from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition and am a Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner (ROHP) and Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner (RNCP) through the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants.

I realized my passion for health through sickness. A loved one became seriously ill and upon researching alternative care I came across the Gerson Therapy. Their approach to wellness was not about what they could prescribe or inject, but how you could change the food you consume to nourish your body back to optimal functioning. This was the missing piece to my puzzle. What can you eat not only to survive, but to thrive?

To learn more, read my blog submission Start With Health & Transform Your Life to learn why I choose to live a healthy lifestyle.