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.

Can Going Ketogenic Optimize Your Brain Health?

Fascinating developments have been made recently in the area of brain health and diet. Inspired by a recent book, “Genius Health” by Max Lugavere , I took a further look into the increasingly popular ketogenic diet and it’s powerful connection…

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…

4 Key Nutrients for Managing Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar falls to a very low level. This health condition affects all organs, especially the brain, which needs an adequate supply of glucose to function. Frequent bouts of hypoglycemia can lead to Type II Diabetes and…

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…

New Year, New You: 6 Week Nutrition Program

Lose weight, gain energy, reduce excess sugar and build your best nutritional base for 2019 with Heidi’s eBook: How to Fuel Your Best Base Season eBook, a 6-week nutrition program.  What is it? A “Nutrition + Lifestyle” guide designed to help…

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…

Healthy Nutrition is the Key to Holistic Cancer Recovery

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the body. Unlike normal cells, cancer cells can grow out of control, form new cancer cells and invade other tissues. Cancer prevalence is high in the United States. The three most common…

What it Takes to Make the Journey from Casual Jogger to Ultra-Runner

For many years, I reserved the ‘runner’ title for those who ran often, usually fast, and/or trained for marathons. Many years later, I realized I was always a runner. From those first strides as an adolescent, with intentions to keep…

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…

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,…

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