Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Valle

My name is Shannon Valle and I am a graduate of the Natural Chef Program. I was born and raised in San Francisco and for the past 24 years I have lived in Union City, CA. After graduating from UC Davis and Sonoma State University with a teaching credential, I taught English and history at

Alumni Spotlight + Recipe: Shelly Chang

My name is Shelly Chang and I’ve completed both the Natural Chef and Nutrition Consultant programs. I grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and moved to the Bay Area for work in 2013. A finance professional by trade, I am accustomed to working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Years of stress and poor eating habits

DIY Kombucha

By Lila Volkas, Nutrition Consultant Alumna + Owner of Kombucha to the People What is Kombucha? Kombucha is the bubbly, sometimes sweet, and tangy drink that has taken over grocery store refrigerators across the country. This trendy beverage has been around for hundreds of years and is made by fermenting tea with sugar using what

Inflammation 101

By Lila Volkas, Nutrition Consultant Alumna The internet is chock full of “anti-inflammatory” foods, beverages, herbs, and supplements. But what is inflammation and why do we want to reduce it? The word “inflame” means to “light on fire.” When our bodies encounter something harmful, like injury, infection, or stress, they react with the “heat” of inflammation. Inflammation

5 Benefits of Attending Nutrition School

By Salima Saunders, Nutrition Consultant Alumna I’ve always been passionate about nutrition and enjoyed sharing health tips and tricks, but I never thought I could turn this pastime into a career. Then, as a second-year MBA student, I decided to simultaneously pursue my passion for nutrition by enrolling in Bauman College’s Nutrition Consultant Program. After

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