About: Healing With Plants

Healing With Plants is an online health education journal providing you with the research, inspiration, and recipes you need to heal with plants. Healing With Plants is published by Reya Steele Andrews, holistic health writer, researcher, and educator. Reya is certified in Plant-based Nutrition, Holistic Nutrition, and Health and Wellness Coaching and teaches nutrition science and food preparation to students in Southern California.

Reya Steele Andrews: Holistic Health & Nutrition Educator

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I am passionate about sharing knowledge and inspiration that empowers people to heal themselves and thrive. I am a holistic health writer and nutrition educator specializing in the medicinal power of plants and a whole food plant-based diet. I have been studying the food system, nutrition, and holistic health for 23 years and have worked professionally as a health researcher, writer, and educator for 14 years. A few of my significant experiences include starting a nonprofit to advocate for biking and walking at age 21, completing a 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2006, working for 6 years (2007-2012) on a CDC-funded public health research project which I authored, starting a business (2012) to sell two health education activity books for kids that I created, and selling this business and rights to the book (2015).
Since selling my previous business in 2015, my research and content development has focused on nutrition science, nutritional healing, whole food plant-based/vegan recipe development, and plant-based medicine. I earned a B.A. in Philosophy from College of Charleston in 2005. In 2018 was awarded a scholarship to and have completed the Center for Nutrition Studies/Cornell Plant Based Nutrition Certificate program, I am a Certified Holistic Nutritionist (2020) and Certified Health and Wellness Coach (2021) with the America Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA), I am ServSafe Certified (2019), and I am a proud member of the American Herbalists Guild. I currently divide my time between pursuing a Masters of Science in Nutrition degree, teaching garden-based nutrition to elementary school students, nutrition curriculum development, finishing a book on nutrition science, completing my second recipe book, and developing the holistic health website www.HealingWithPlants.us. I am passionate about holistic wellness and sharing the science of nutrition and health. I am currently open to new teaching and writing opportunities. Connect with me by email: healingwithplantsteacher “at” gmail.com.

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