Marc David M.A. is the founder, director, and primary instructor for the Institute. A visionary leader in the fields of health and nutrition, Marc is a Nutritional Psychologist and the author of two classic and acclaimed bestselling books: The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy, and Weight Loss and Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well Being
A nationally recognized teacher and speaker, Marc presents his expertise in nutritional medicine and the psychology of eating in a fresh and innovative way. His humorous, engaging, and informative speaking style have made him a popular and well loved presenter and his non-dogmatic approach to nutrition appeals to a wide audience of eaters who are looking for positive, inspiring, and innovative messages about food and metabolism. Learn more at http://psychologyofeating.com/nutritionist-certification/
The powerful body of work presented at the Institute is a result of over three decades of Marc’s research, inquiry, and clinical experience that were driven by one compelling question:
How can we combine the best of nutritional science and eating psychology to serve people in a profound and truly effective way?
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He has served on the editorial staff of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and was a senior consultant to the Johnson & Johnson Corporation, the Disney Company, and numerous companies in the natural products industry. Marc was also a long time nutritionist and teacher at Canyon Ranch Resorts and with the internationally acclaimed Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, where he also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Marc has presented at a long list of professional settings including Harvard University, The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, and has been featured on CNN, NBC, and numerous media outlets. Marc’s articles and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Times, New York Daily News, McCalls, Glamour, Eating Well, Utne Reader, Natural Health, Yoga Journal, Bon Appetit, Elle, WebMD and many more. His books have been translated into nine languages worldwide. Marc earned his M.A. at Sonoma State University specializing in the Psychology of Eating and trained at the Harvard Mind Body Medical Institute and SUNY Upstate Medical School.