A Nutritional Visionary and Health Pioneer
Continually breaking new ground in integrative and functional medicine, Ann Louise is a top nutritionist who was years before current trends like Paleo and Keto. She is internationally recognized as a pioneer in dietary, longevity, environmental, and women’s health issues. She is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of over 35 books on health and nutrition including diet, detox, women’s health, men’s health, perimenopause, menopause, beauty and the environment. Described by Self Magazine as one of the Top Ten Notable Nutritionists in the United States, thousands of nutritionists, health coaches, and practitioners have benefited from her work.
About Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.
As one of the world’s foremost experts in functional and integrative medicine, Ann Louise holds an M.S. in Nutrition Education from Columbia University, has the title of Certified Nutrition Specialist (C.N.S.) from the American College of Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. She has also served as the Chief Nutritionist of Pediatric Clinic at Bellevue Hospital and is the former Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica, CA. She has won numerous awards, including The American Medical Writers Association Award for Excellence.
Over the years, Ann Louise has been a regular health contributor on several television shows and networks, including 20/20, Dr. Phil, The View, Good Morning America, Extra, FitTV and The Early Show. In addition, her work has been featured on ABC, CNN, PBS, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CBN, Fox News and the BBC.
The Cancer Control Society said it best when they awarded Ann Louise their Humanitarian Award in 2016:
“From the time of your graduation from Columbia University to the second decade of the 21st Century, your impact on the nutrition and health of society spans over 40 years. As a visionary, you saw new directions necessary to restore and maintain health years before they were recognized by the academic world. As a health advocate and pioneer, you were at the forefront of efforts to educate patients in new ways of thinking.
Your efforts, through your books, public presentations and media appearances, have organized and transformed the way we view diets and how the body utilizes hormones. Your advocacy for freedom of choice in health matters made major contributions in the options available to all of us today. For your passion and dedication to health and nutrition, we recognize your outstanding achievements in the field of health, nutrition and especially health education. We salute you and extend our gratitude to you as Humanitarian Extraordinaire!”