This week Dr. Amy Sapola talks with Jess Higgins Kelley. Jess is an internationally recognized nutrition therapist, best-selling co-author, and health educator. In 2016, she founded and is now the current director of the Oncology Nutrition Institute which provides global online certification programs for qualified practitioners in the field of integrative metabolic oncology nutrition therapy. She is also the co-author of two books, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2017) and Bioregulatory Medicine: An Innovative Holistic Approach to Self-Healing (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2018).
From 2011-2017 Jess taught Clinical Nutrition, Digestion and Detox and several other courses at the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado, where she completed her two-year master nutrition therapy training. She began a private nutrition practice called Remission Nutrition that continues to work one on one with clients around the world via the consulting team she personally trained and mentored.
She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Western Colorado University and has written health and nutrition articles for a variety of local and national publications, as well as serving as the managing editor of Edible Southwest Magazine. Prior to her nutrition and writing career, she was a licensed sea captain and lead Hurricane Island Outward Bound Instructor. She believes in physical activity and spending as much time as possible outdoors connecting with nature. Jess is currently cultivating and researching organic therapeutic gardens for the school.