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.

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…

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,…

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…

3 Adaptogenic Drinks to Boost Energy and Build Resilience

Adaptogens, or adaptogenic substances, decrease our sensitivity to stress. Our adrenal system often gets overtaxed by common life events: getting married, increased job responsibilities, buying a house, social pressure and for some athletes, overtraining for an event. Adaptogens are not…

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…

Nutrition Facts Labels: What Does it All Mean?

Nutrition Facts Labels Nutrition Facts Labels are governed by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and are commonly found on prepackaged foods. They were updated in 2016 to reflect new scientific information. The refreshed design included increased type size…

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…

The Ketogenic Diet is More Than Just Another Fad

By now you’ve probably seen many news headlines regarding the ketogenic diet (also commonly shortened to: ‘keto diet’). This high-fat, extremely low-carbohydrate diet promises a myriad of benefits. These include quick weight loss, metabolism reset, and blood-sugar stabilization. Perhaps 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…

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…

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