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.

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…

5 Foods to Boost Energy and Fight Fatigue

Whether you are a busy travel professional, an athlete, a new mom or someone generally looking for a pick-me-up, these energy boosting foods are for you. Not only will they provide an initial cognitive and physical boost, they will reduce…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

3 Strategies for Effective Dietary Change

A few months into the new year, many of us may feel discouraged by lackluster results from a diet overhaul endeavor, which usually takes place in January. It’s helpful to take a step back and review the reasons for a…

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…

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