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Jill Troderman is an award-winning certified holistic nutritionist and nutrition educator specializing in family and child nutrition. Her mission is to educate, empower, and inspire people to navigate toward their ultimate health goals by utilizing holistic mind, body, and soul-based health and wellness practices.
Jill holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in sociology from Arizona State University. She received her certifications as a holistic nutrition consultant and nutrition educator from Bauman College. She is also Julia Ross amino acid practitioner and a first-line therapy practitioner.
Jill is the author of The Food Tree Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Curriculum: A Mind, Body, Soul Approach to Teaching Kids How to Eat Well and Be Healthy. The Food Tree model has been taught to thousands of people since its creation in 2007. Part of The Food Tree materials list includes The Food Tree Interactive Magnetic Boards and the Food Tree Nutrition Poster that feature her cartoon characters Nutritia™, Vitaboy™, and Nutrition Vampire™.
Jill maintains a private nutrition counseling practice and teaches workshops on holistic nutrition, healthy cooking, crafting herbal tea blends, and organic gardening. She is an advocate of eating organic, sustainable, fair-trade, local, homegrown plant-based nutrient-dense foods while encouraging the use of nutraceuticals, exploring herbs as medicine, and practicing a mindful lifestyle as ways to achieve health and wellness.
Jill has been a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) since 2006. In 2013, the NANP presented her with the Going Up Award in 2013 in recognition of the visibility, success, and distinction she has achieved in the holistic nutrition industry. Jill is the mother of two grown sons, and she lives in Soquel, California, in the Santa Cruz Mountains.