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.

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 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…

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…

Intermittent Fasting 101: What are the Benefits of Fasting?

The other day I said to my husband “I am about to embark on a 16-hour fast. No eating for the next 16 hours after my next meal. Want to join me?” Being a guy who loves to eat around…

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…

‘Tis the Season for Homemade Broth

During this time of year, many of us can feel run down, weary and spread too thin due to increased holiday stress, and year-end financial pressure.  Healthy, comforting foods can sometimes be hard to find amongst sugary treats and drinks,…

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…

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…

A Hawaiian Foodie Adventure (Part II)

My Hawaiian Foodie Adventure Part II Welcome to Heidi’s Hawaiian foodie adventure Part II with the Epic5 Ultra Runners! Molokai “The Friendly Island” Of all the inter-island flights we took during the event, flying from Oahu to Molokai is a clear standout…

Five Rules for Fasting During the Holiday Season

Shortly after Halloween Day passes, I start to notice changes in friends and clients’ eating behavior. Suddenly, they become more concerned (and rightfully so!) about the upcoming holiday season and associated potential for weight gain and vow to cut out…

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