Kaayla T. Daniel, Ph.D., C.C.N., is the Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.
Dr. Daniel earned her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences and Anti-Aging Therapies from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, is board certified as a clinical nutritionist (C.C.N.), vice president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and a member of 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, Joseph Mercola, Kilmer McCully, Doris J. Rapp, Jonathan Wright, and many others. She is coauthor (with Sally Fallon Morell) of the bestselling book Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World.
A popular guest on television and radio, Dr. Daniel has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, NPR's People's Pharmacy, ABC's View from the Bay, and Discovery Channel's Medical Hotseat, among many other shows, and will appear in Spring 2012 on PBS television's Healing Quest. She has been quoted frequently in the media, including the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, London Observer, London Guardian, Toronto Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, Bon Appetit, Alternative Medicine, Townsend Letter Mat und Helse (Norway), Men's Health, E!, Glamour, and other publications. Online, Dr. Daniel 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 Wise Traditions, Ancestral Health, Paleof(x) BoulderFest, the National Association of Nutritional Professionals, Nutritional Therapy Association (NTA), Biosignature and Ancestral Heatlh.
Based in Albuquerque, N.M., Dr. Daniel is a nutritionist in private practice, the mother of two children, and enjoys playing the organ, ballroom dancing, firewalking, hiking and karate.