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Angela Stanford MBA RD RYT

Angela Stanford MBA RD RYT

Recently voted Best in the East Bay Nutritionist 2012, Angela is a Registered Dietitian with a holistic approach who combines 20 years of working in the food and health industries with roots on her family farm and love for cooking and organic gardening to spread the word about the benefits of healthy eating and the power food choices make for our health and the health or our environment.

Through her company Vital Nutrition & Wellness, Angela’s clients enjoy learning simple, affordable ways to choose, prepare and eat delicious whole foods that nourish their bodies, improve their lab markers and often free them from the need for medication. In addition to her private consulting practice, Angela has written several nutrition articles and recipes published online and in print including Natural Awakenings Magazine. She also travels the San Francisco Bay Area teaching adults and teens Mindful Eating techniques through her two very well received workshops – Spring into Health – 28 Days to a Healthier YouTM and TeenTWEENTM Yoga and Mindful Eating.

Angela holds a Bachelor’s degree in nutrition from the University of Illinois, a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of San Francisco, Dietetic Registration, and is a Registered Yoga teacher who combines the benefits of yoga with healthy cooking, organic gardening and restaurant navigation to improve the health and well-being of her clients. Angela resides in Danville, California with her husband and two daughters where she is an active volunteer in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Girl Scouts, and serves as an Advisory Board Member to Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa County, a non-profit providing hot, nutritious meals to people in need.

For more from Angela Stanford:
Facebook: vitalandwell
Twitter: @vitalandwell


Blog Posts by Angela Stanford MBA RD RYT

  • Sugar Shock – Holiday Sweets without Added Sugar

    Sugar Shock – Holiday Sweets without Added Sugar

    They holidays are synonymous with celebrations and parties filled with extra treats and sweets.  We can enjoy these festivities with fervor and flavor without all the added sugar that contributing to illnesses including diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. 

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  • Engaging Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs for the Holidays

    Engaging Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs for the Holidays

    School is out for the holidays and your kids are looking for something fun to do while you are making all the holiday preparations. (Or you maybe you are trying to pull teenagers away from their cell phones and video games.)  Usher those little elves into the kitchen to help you prepare and serve your […]

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  • What is Mindful Eating?

    What is Mindful Eating?

    Mindful eating means you are deliberately paying attention to what you are eating, how you are eating it, where you are eating and why you are eating.  You are not distracted by outside influences like TV, smart phones, books or computers.  You are focused on only 1 task – eating, and you do so with […]

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  • How to Color Your Holiday Meals with Nutrition

    How to Color Your Holiday Meals with Nutrition

    As we decorate for the holidays, let us not forget how to plan our menus and adorn our plates with plenty of colorful, whole foods in season.  It’s easy when you start thinking of what to serve based on what is in season.  Let Mother Nature be your guide. 

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  • How to Navigate Restaurants – Healthier Options for Holiday Dining

    How to Navigate Restaurants – Healthier Options for Holiday Dining

    Over the holidays, we enjoy the company of family and friends and often times meet up at restaurants to celebrate.  These gatherings often result in the average American packing on an extra 5-7 pounds! 

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