Kaayla Daniel, PhD
Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN, is "The Naughty Nutritionist" because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths. She earned her PhD in Nutritional Sciences and Anti-Aging Therapies from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, is certified as a clinical nutritionist (CCN) by the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists in Dallas, and serves as Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.
In 2005, Dr. Daniel received the Weston A. Price Foundation's Integrity in Science Award. Dr. Daniel’s book, The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America 's Favorite Health Food, has been endorsed by leading health experts, including Drs Russell Blaylock, Larry Dossey, Nicholas Gonzalez, Joseph Mercola, Kilmer McCully, Doris J. Rapp and Jonathan Wright. Dr. Daniel has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, NPR’s People’s Pharmacy, ABC’s View from the Bay, and Discovery Channel’s Medical Hotseat. She has been quoted heavily in the media, including Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, London Observer, London Guardian, Toronto Globe & Mail, Vancouver Sun, Bon Appetit, Alternative Medicine, Townsend Letter, Mat und Helse (Norway), Men's Health, E, Glamour, First for Women, Woman's World, Utne Reader, EnergyTimes and other publications. Online, she has been featured prominently as an “Inner Circle” expert on www.mercola.com, the world’s leading dietary and natural health website.
Dr Daniel has also spoken at numerous professional conferences, including BoulderFest, Wise Traditions and the National Association of Nutritional Professionals (NANP).Based in Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Daniel is a nutritionist in private practice, the mother of two children, and enjoys playing the organ, ballroom dancing, firewalking, hiking and yoga. Her website is www.naughtynutritionist.com.