Aspects of Clinical Application: 
  • Applies knowledge of nutrition based ‘lifestyle medicine’ to the impact upon neuroendocrine (hormonal) function, based on EBR specific to female biology across the life course

  • Biopsychosocial assessment of nutritional impact upon aspects of the occupational profile

  • Provides individualized nutrition assessment and planning to impact lifestyle and functional performance. 

  • Coaches and facilitates health promoting strategies with nutritional choices, food preparation, and consumption habits.

  • Provides individual and community-level education and advocacy pertaining to impact of dietary nutrition and hydration.

Potential Certifications:

Institute of Functional Medicine 

  • Functional Medicine Certification Program (IFMCP)


American College of Lifestyle Medicine 

  • Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional


Integrative Institute of Nutrition 

  • Health Coaching Certification

Specialized Training/Education:

Stanford Center for Health Education 

  • Nutrition Science (online short course) 

Contact & Connect

Heather M. Truog, OTD, OTR/L, PYT​​


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Original publication July 12, 2019

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