Rebecca Katz, MS
Author, educator, culinary translator
Rebecca Katz is a nationally recognized culinary translator and expert on the role of food in supporting optimal health. As a consultant, speaker, teacher, and chef, she works closely with physicians, nurses, and wellness professionals to include the powerful tools of flavor and nutrition in their medical arsenal.
Rebecca is the founder and director of the Healing Kitchens Institute at Commonweal and the executive chef for The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s renowned Food as Medicine professional training in medical nutrition therapy. She consults for the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine’s nutrition conference for health professionals, which is co-directed by Dr. Andrew Weil.
She received her culinary training from New York’s Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. A myriad of food related experiences, including a sojourn to Italy where she studied Mediterranean cuisine with chefs and signoras from Florence to Sicily, shaped her philosophy that health-supportive food must taste great in order to be nourishing and healing.
She is the author of The Longevity Kitchen, The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, and One Bite at a Time.
Optimal Health Within Reach
March 22 - 24, 2019
Friday - Sunday, 2 nights
From renowned integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil comes a weekend that will inspire you to take control of your health before you get sick. Explore the latest advances in science, nutrition, sleep, and mind-body medicine that will show you simple and proven ways to care for your body and mind as you age. Take...