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.

A Hawaiian Foodie Adventure (Part III)- The Finale!

Welcome to Heidi’s Hawaiian foodie adventure part III. If you haven’t already, check out Part I and Part II to learn all about her adventure of racing and eating through the beautiful islands of Hawaii with the Epic5 Challenge. My Hawaiian Foodie Adventure Part…

What is the Best Way to Love Your Liver?

One of the most simple, yet effective ways to boost overall health is by giving special attention to one of our most important organs: the liver. Here is why you should love your liver. What Are the Main Functions of…

When it Comes to Energy Bars…Which Bar is Best?

I consult with a lot of athletes, and a question I often get asked is “Which energy bar is best for me?” They usually have a few common requirements for their energy bars: a reasonably priced, healthy option, with local…

Added Sugars are Hiding in Your Food… Can You Find Them?

“No-added sugar” or “Low-added sugar” diets are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. A 2014 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed added dietary sugar increases risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death…

The Art of Giving Simple Gifts

Running along the coast of the picturesque Maui shoreline, in the early morning hours, with an Epic5 Athlete will remain in my memory for a lifetime. The Epic5 Challenge, which consists of 5 full Iron Distance Triathlons on 5 Hawaiian…

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…

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…

A Low-Sugar Fueling Approach for Athletes

Selecting an energy bar from the seemingly endless available options can be quite daunting. We see sports nutrition bars being sold with labels promising “energy” and “performance” despite containing over 20 grams (or 5 teaspoons) of sugar per serving. Not…

3 Quick Tips to Break “the” Fast

Fasting has become a popular method of eating strategy for a variety of reasons. These include weight loss, metabolism reset and activating anti-aging genes. Depending on the length of your fast (generally longer than 24 hours), you may want to…

Reduce Food Waste! How to Use Every Bit of Your CSA Produce Box

It’s here! The box you’ve been waiting for: your weekly CSA produce box. Most of the items you’ve set aside for recipes, but there at the bottom remain a few vegetables you don’t know what do with… Until now! Below…

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