Take control of your health: Learn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition CertificateLearn more about our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate

Jill Edwards, MS, CES received her BA in Education from the University of Michigan and MS in Exercise Science from Oakland University. She is a certified Clinical Exercise Specialist through the American College for Sports Medicine and is the 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 8 years of experience helping patients recover in Cardiopulmonary Rehab.

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!


Easy Oatmeal Holiday Cookies

Easy Oatmeal Holiday Cookies

Spread cheer with these delicious and easy to make holiday cookies. With the addition of dried red cherries and green pistachios they are a festive treat everyone will enjoy.


The China Study: 3 Lessons We Need to Know

The China Study: 3 Lessons We Need to Know

The China Study provides overwhelming evidence that animal protein is cancer promoting. A whole food, plant-based diet not only prevents cancer but leads to optimal human health across the board.


3 Ingredient Pancakes

3 Ingredient Pancakes

This easy and simple recipe has minimal ingredients and is oh so good!


We’ve partnered with renowned online education provider eCornell, to offer a revolutionary program to help you understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. Hear what people are saying.

We’ve partnered with renowned online education provider eCornell, to offer a revolutionary program to help you understand the importance of diet and nutrition for your life. In a few short weeks arm yourself with the knowledge you need to improve your overall health, learn new skills, or even inspire a career change. Hear what people are saying.

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