Heidi Buttery

Certified Nutrition Consultant

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Heidi Buttery is a certified nutritionist who resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She helps athletes focus on their relationship to food and educates them, based on 4 pillars: consciousness, gratitude, sound science and positivity. She offers meal planning, race fueling and unique recommendations to fit lifestyle, budget and goals.

Keep or Toss? Your Guide to the Best (and Worst!) Cooking Oils

When it comes to pan-frying an egg, drizzling oil over a salad or roasting veggies, one thing is for certain: you need healthy, heat-appropriate cooking oils to optimize the health benefits of whatever dish you are preparing. Here is our…

5 Must Have Spices for Your Pantry and Why They’re Good for You

Pantries are designed to be filled with nutrient-dense staple foods, beverages, and spices. Stocking your pantry can take time, but it’s worth it as you can ensure you’ll have booster foods, such as spices and superfood powders, to enhance your…

Wellness in the Workplace: What’s Good for Employees is Good for Business!

It may come as no surprise that when employees feel better and are in good health, they are more productive in their jobs. Yet, it has taken some time for this notion to translate into action within businesses to promote…

A Hawaiian Foodie Adventure (Part I)

My Adventure of Racing (and Eating!) through Hawaii Waking up at 2:30 am on the first day of the inaugural Epic5 Ultra Run Challenge, I was greeted by my ohana Lisa, who graciously offered me a cup of island coffee (as…

Finding Meditative Moments is Crucial to Happiness

Finding meditative moments outside of yoga class, where someone is reminding you to focus, can be quite difficult. Here are some ways that I find my meditative moments high above the trees, almost in the clouds, and surrounded by deer,…

3 Strategies for Effective Dietary Change

A few months into the new year, many of us may feel discouraged by lackluster results from a diet overhaul endeavor, which usually takes place in January. It’s helpful to take a step back and review the reasons for a…

I Have a Confession: I Am an Emotional Eater.

If I gain or lose weight, it’s usually because of a stressful event in my life. Experts have estimated up to 75% of eating is derived from emotions, not hunger. The holiday season comes with its own share of stress…

What Are the 4 Levels of Organic Certification?

Most people understand that there is a difference between organic and conventionally sourced foods. Conventional farming methods include synthetic fertilizers, whereas organic farming uses natural fertilizers such as cow manure or compost. Organic farming is often concerned with sustainability, biodiversity…

Training for an Event? Focus on These 5 Areas of Nutrition to Reduce Recovery Time

In the world of sports, nutrition is often an afterthought where many athletes instinctively grab a few sugary energy bars on their way out the door, fill bike bottles with fluorescent electrolyte water and excessively carbohydrate load before a big…

Our Favorite Energy Sustaining and Healthy Oatmeal Toppings

A common breakfast choice for many, oatmeal is easy to prepare and can be an energy-sustaining meal, depending on what you add to it. A typical 9 oz. serving size carries a glycemic load ranging from 13 – 21 (depending…

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