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Erika Herman: Taboo Food™ Nutritionist, Mind-Body-Nutrition Connection© + Cleanse Expert, Bestselling Author, Yogi, Hype-blaster "Heretic

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Erika Herman is a Taboo Food™ Nutritionist, Mind-Body-Nutrition Connection© and Cleanse Expert, Bestselling Author of Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess: The Untold Story of Healthy Foods, and Creator of the 28-day training program TOTAL CRAVINGS CLEANSE®: Your Ultimate Mind-Body Reboot, and the forthcoming show Erika Herman's TOTAL HEALTH REVOLUTION©.

Erika empowers health-conscious women and men who have tried everything to cleanse, using satiating taboo foods and mind-body integrative practices, so they can finally--sustainably--lose weight, nix cravings, detox, defy aging, balance hormones, prevent disease, feel energized, and ditch diet and health bandwagons for good. Erika debunks hype and misinformation with hardcore critical thinking and evidence-based research at every turn because she loves it as much as she loves food and liberated intelligent living.

Erika and her work have been featured in the likes of Redbook, Yahoo!, Mental Floss, Natural News, SheKnows, SkinnyMom, Dr. Laura, Babble, The Daily Meal, Beauty High, Wanderlust, Elephant Journal, Mamavation, Intent, The Momiverse, Parenting Bookmark, Hitched, and beliefnet. A highly sought after speaker, Erika regularly presents at media events, summits, workshops and seminars. Sign up for Erika's FREE updates and snag your FREE gift at www.erikaherman.com.

What do you do best?

 Question--everything. Make connections. Distill the unifying underpinning of even the most seemingly disparate things. Hack the human mind-body. Solve nutrition mysteries. Infuse the health sciences with some rock 'n roll, punk, and a whole lot of heart. Persistently lean in to adversity. Initiate the uncomfortable conversation that helps dissolve discomfort. Keep the flames of my love affair with rationality as stoked as they are for the sensual, mythic, and mystical. Belly rubs for my miniature dachshund Eleanor ("Ellie") Herman.  

What makes you the best?

 I am committed to bettering myself, and am confident I do some things well, but don't find that comparing myself to others is productive or beneficial for anyone.

What are your aspirations?

To shake up the status quo. To help others refine their hype-detectors, and spot the not-so-obvious bandwagons. To empower people to become warriors who lean in to the discomfort inherent in embodiment, self-actualization and self-mastery.

Biggest Success?

Forgiveness. Also, having a team of top surgeons tell me "you were right" when I resolved a near-fatal injury, and healed an injured deep vein in my chest through my own non-invasive healing protocol, despite their insisting my only route to recovery was to open my chest, cut out my first rib (which would leave one of my scalene muscles hanging), perform venous reconstruction (cut off the damaged part and stitch it up), then bolt my chest back together.  

Most Challenging Moment?

Being with my father as he passed. It was one of the most profound experiences of my life. Though I also consider every day a challenge if our commitment is to choosing connection and growth over fear, old habits, and isolation.

Favorite Motto?

"The work will teach you how to do it" was a featured quote in my sixth grade Binder Reminder; it was listed as an "Estonian Proverb."

Favorite People?

People who lean in to adversity, and continue to laugh often. My partner, my parents, my dog, my teachers, my friends who are like family, my family.

Favorite Places?

West Los Angeles. The bluffs overlooking the ocean in Santa Monica. Southern Oregon. Switzerland.

Favorite Products?

A good pasture butter. A good virgin coconut oil. A good paring knife. Pilot Precise V5 Extra Fine pens. Sunlight lamps. Whole eggs from pastured hens. Beef Sticks from Grass Run Farms. Free-Range Turkey Sticks from Nick's Sticks. Herbal Face Food™. Biossance. Scent of Samadhi from Sensitive Planet--I've worn this along with a spray of rose water everyday for the past decade.

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