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Heather Gunn, MS, CNS, LDN 

Heather is a Licensed Clinical Nutritionist and Clinical Herbalist in the Washington DC region.  She has a special interest in transforming the lives of clients with weight loss, hormone balance and nutritional deficiency as related to pathology.  She is deeply rooted in the development of preventive wellness models that are health focused by incorporating optimum levels of antioxidant vitamins and minerals into your diet.  Heather is a strong believer in functional holistic  wellness and uses nutrition, supplementation and plants to support balanced neurotransmitter and hormone function, micronutrient levels and immune regulation.  Her practice incorporates nutritional deficiency testing, hormone and neurotransmitter testing, food allergy testing and a host of additional tests to provide information to really get to the root of your issues.

 

Heather attained a Master of Science in Plant Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH).  She currently custom compounds and manages an herbal medicine dispensary at MUIH.  She is a certified nutrition specialist in the state of Maryland through the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  She is currently a Clinical Nutrition faculty member in the master’s degree program at MUIH.  She is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild, which represents the voices of people specializing in the use of plants as natural medicine.  Heather is fascinated with nutrigenomics and the synergistic relationship between nutrition, plants and people when used to influence genetic expression and full-body wellness. This includes having more energy and improving the overall quality of your lifestyle long-term.

 
Today Heather works in partnership with her clients to create unique workouts and personalized health & wellness models for each individual who wants to look fit and feel healthy. If you want a Nutritionist to work with your personalized health conditions, then don’t be afraid to contact Heather Gunn to improve your health including your mind, body, and spirit. Her work has made people of all kinds feel good from the inside out through taking the natural route in nutrition and overall wellness. Heather has had the pleasure of lecturing at Maryland University of Integrative Health, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Howard University School of Social Work while answering your biggest health and wellness questions.