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.

Don’t Let Your Fresh Produce Go Bad! Here Are Some Tricks

Quite often, good intentions of eating healthy and stocking the fridge with fresh produce can take a wrong turn during the week, as schedules pick up in pace and you don’t have time to make as many dishes as you…

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…

How Much Protein Do You Need During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, it’s critical to obtain extra nutrients for you and your developing baby. Protein, made up of amino acids, is an important macronutrient, which plays an important role in every cell in the body. During the second and third trimesters, it…

Gut Health Impacts Your Overall Health

When we hear the word ‘gut’, it’s often associated with the phrase: “I have a gut feeling.” There is much truth to that statement as our health is determined largely by our gut health. Leaky gut syndrome (“LGS”) or more…

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…

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…

High Folate Foods for a Healthy Pregnancy

Often, the terms “folate” and “folic acid” are used interchangeably when discussing vitamin B9. Folate refers to naturally-derived vitamin B9 found in food and folic acid is a compound used in dietary supplements and food fortification. Both versions of vitamin…

Eat These Foods to Maintain a Healthy Pancreas

How to Maintain a Healthy Pancreas A healthy pancreas provides assistance to the liver by releasing insulin for glucose absorption. Depending on the individual’s needs, the proper level of blood sugar level may vary and must be monitored. The pancreas…

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…

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…

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