Nutrition Guidance for Better Health


FREE Prevent and Reverse Diabetes Class started April 4

at the Mendocino Coast Clinic 3:15-5:30 PM. (8-week course)

Healthy Weight Management Class will start October 19, 2016

at Safe Passage 1:00-3:00 PM.

This web site is for people who are interested in adopting a whole plant foods diet. Your motivation might be for various reasons, be it

My name is Petra, and I am here to help you facilitate this process.

I have a single subject teaching credential in health and business and a multiple subject teaching credential. I completed my training as a raw food chef at Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and have received a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. I am trained to teach the Physicians Committee Food for Life classes, which include healthy weight management, cancer and diabetes prevention, employee wellness, and kids health. For more information, click here.

I taught nutrition education at the Fort Bragg Unified School District in Fort Bragg, California from 2005-2015 and have worked as a subcontractor for public health since 2013. In that time I changed my diet from better than average omnivore to a mostly whole plant foods diet. I feel very passionate about eating healthy and sharing what I have learned with people who are interested in eating a diet that makes everyone win. I know in my heart that raising people’s consciousness about the ill-effects of an animal-centered diet will prompt more people to adopt a saner diet.

Kaiser Permanente encourages plant-based diet.

 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines

Dr. McDougall’s Color Picture Book

Check out this video on weight loss. Click here.
Check out these resources on Plant-Strong Kids. Click here and scroll down to Plant-Strong Kids.

Check out these resources on Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention. Click here.
Check out the resource on how saturated fat intake promotes type 2 diabetes. Click here.




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