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Cynthia Damaskos, CHC
After close to four decades of studying health and nutrition for herself, family, and friends in an informal manner, Cynthia became a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Her background in public speaking, and her interest in living a healthy and Christ centered life, has propelled her to help others realize their potential under the holistic umbrella of Spiritual, Emotional, and Physical health. In addition to blogging and podcasting at Holistic Christian Life, she has a private coaching practice, leads women’s wellness workshops, speaks at conferences, and holds retreats. For members of My Beautiful Lent, she is offering a 10% discount on private health coaching.
Cynthia’s book, The Holistic Christian Woman explores Galatians 5:22-23 and how these verses pertain to how we should be living our lives spiritually, emotionally and physically. It is a workbook that can be used individually or for group bible study.
Contributors for Meal Planning Include -
Rita Madden, MPH, RD
Rita is the author of the book and podcast on Ancient Faith Radio - Food, Faith and Fasting. She is also the program director for Mediterranean Wellness, a company that focuses on sensible weight management and chronic-disease prevention. She focuses on helping people and families form a healthy relationship with food. Such areas include weight loss/management, type-2 diabetes prevention, reducing blood pressure and triglycerides. As a Registered Dietitian, who finds inspiration from the great role that the Eastern Orthodox tradition plays in modern-day health, Rita is passionate about working with people to prevent/manage chronic diseases and to lose/manage weight through a faith-based approach to eating and living. She conducts nutrition workshops on a nation-wide level and is devoted to helping people form a healthy relationship with food.
Host of the podcast Wheat, Wine and Oil - also on Ancient Faith Radio, Martha has enjoyed a variety of jobs in the culinary industry for over 20 years. At home in the kitchen, the studio, and on location, Martha’s food styling and recipe development have been featured in such national magazines as Cooking Light, and Health. Her interest in food and cooking initially led her to the Opryland Hotel Culinary Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. After completing the rigorous 3-year culinary apprenticeship program, she left as a classically trained cook with an applied science degree in culinary arts and certification from the American Culinary Federation. Martha spent several years as a test kitchens professional at Cooking Light and later as a contributor where she honed her skills in recipe development and food styling.