Alexandra Jamieson

Bio

Alexandra Jamieson CHHC, CAPP, is a best-selling author, functional nutrition and cleanse coach, professionally trained healthy gourmet chef, and “cravings whisperer.”

She has been seen on Dr. Oz, Oprah, Martha Stewart Living, CNN, Fox News, USA Today, People Magazine, and More Magazine.

Alex delivers inspirational keynote speeches and workshops around the globe, and was declared Elle Magazines Coach for January 2015.

Alex was the co-star and co-creator of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me which inspired her first book The Great American Detox Diet.

All three of her cookbooks offer remarkably sane – and tasty – advice on how to detox, live healthfully and feel fantastic.

Her new book Women, Food & Desire (Gallery Books, 2015) guides the reader to embrace their cravings as their allies, make peace with food, and heal and reclaim their body.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Holistic Health Counselor

Location:

  • Brooklyn, NY

Activity

  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson answered:

    If I don’t get enough calcium in my diet, should I supplement?

    Luckily you can get enough calcium through healthy foods like greens, nuts, seeds, beans, and sea vegetables for healthy bones. 

    It's also important to avoid foods that will leach calcium from your bones. Our Standard American Diets are often very acidic especially when we consume caffeine, refined flour,...Read More
  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson has posted a blog entry:
    Touch is our 1st sense, and a HUGE ally in creating a healthy, flourishing life + strong relationships.

    In our modern culture we are TOUCH STARVED...Full Post
  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson answered:

    What are the cons of the USDA Food Pyramid?

    While the new UDSA My Plate graphic is easier to read, and increases the amount of fresh produce included in a healthy diet, there are still some issues of quality that haven't been addressed, such as:

    • Is it better to eat fresh green beans or green beans from a can lined with harmful chemicals like BPA
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  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson answered:

    What low calorie beverages can help curb my food cravings?

    Many people mistake their thirst for hunger. So it's a great question -- you may just be dehydrated!

    Water is the best low calorie beverage around, and it doesn't come with any solvent residue (like decaf coffee), suspicious food colorings or harmful chemicals (like diet drinks). 

    Sometimes...Read More
  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson answered:

    What are some recipes to help lower cholesterol?

    One of the best ways to lower your cholesterol is to cut out dairy products. This dairy-free Mac & Cheese Recipe is vegan (dairy free) and can be made gluten-free if you use gluten-free noodles. The garbanzo flour adds great protein, and the sauce is hiding a couple of powerful, and yummy, vegetables.

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  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson answered:

    What are the long-term effects of a vegan diet?

    The long term effects of a vegan diet depend on the person and the quality of their food. It is possible to be a "junk food vegan" and get by on processed convenience foods.

    However, the results of a well-planned, unrefined vegan diet can be amazing and are well documented. 

    Many people have switched...Read More
  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Alexandra Jamieson has posted a blog entry:

    This weekend was awesome - I got down and dirty in my backyard. Hauling, trimming, raking, digging, weeding. Now my garden looks fresh, healthy, and

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  • Alexandra Jamieson - Brooklyn, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Hi Anne - check out my blog for lots of dairy-free recipes. Dairy is a common dietary source of cholesterol, and cutting it out can help you lower your calories as well as blood cholesterol levels. Be well, Alex www.deliciousvitality.com