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Jill Edwards, MS, CEP received her BA in Education from the University of Michigan and MS in Exercise Science from Oakland University. She is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College for Sports Medicine and is the Executive Director of Education for the Center for Nutrition Studies. Jill has attended Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s Heart Disease Reversal Program at the Cleveland Clinic and has over eight years of experience helping patients recover in Cardiopulmonary Rehab.

Newly Updated Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate
Newly Updated Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate

Our updated Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate brings together leading experts on the hottest topics in nutrition today, including the gut microbiome, controlling autoimmune disorders, and how to get the most out of a plant-based diet at every stage of life.


At-Home Exercise Videos and Tips
At-Home Exercise Videos and Tips

Jill Edwards, Director or Education, shares important exercise tips and demonstrates techniques on how to perform various exercises at home.


Vigorous Exercise and Viral Infections
Vigorous Exercise and Viral Infections

You want to do what you can to keep your immune system strong. That involves eating healthy, reducing stress, and getting good sleep, but what about exercise? Learn the difference between moderate and vigorous exercise and how exercise affects the immune system.


How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without Statins
How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without Statins

Statins can help lower cholesterol levels; however, they can also produce adverse effects in people. Can diet be just as effective as statins at lowering cholesterol, without the side effects?


Finding Your Career in Plant-Based Nutrition
Finding Your Career in Plant-Based Nutrition

Many graduates of our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program are so excited that they want to make it their life’s work. Whether you’re looking to change careers or incorporate what you’ve learned about plant-based eating into your current career, the possibilities are limitless. Here are a few ideas to get you started!


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