Dr. Fuchs is an authority on nutrition and the editor and writer of Women's Health Letter, the leading health advisory on nutritional healing for women. She is the author of The Nutrition Detective: A Woman's Guide to Treating your Health Problems Through the Foods You Eat, Overcoming the Legacy of Overeating, and 456 Most PowerfulHealing Secrets. Dr. Fuchs has appeared frequently on television and radio as expert on topics of nutrition, herbs, massage and stress reduction, and has been the researcher and author of dozens of articles for medical journals and consumer magazines and newspapers. She is currently Program Director for Amitabha Medical Clinic & Healing Center in Sebastopol, California.
Rebecca, author of One Bite at a Time: Nourishing Recipes for Cancer Survivors and Their Friends, now in its second edition, is an accomplished chef and teacher, and the founder of the Inner Cook, a culinary business focused on teaching individuals and communities how to make healthy connections with food. She is the Senior Chef at Commonweal and Nutritional advisor for the internationally acclaimed Cancer Help Program, which was featured on Bill Moyer's award winning PBS series, "Healing and the Mind." She serves on the board of advisors of Hawthorn University, and on the core faculty of the Center for Mind Body Medicine's Food As Medicine program. Her second book, The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing Big Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Beyond, was released in September, 2009.
Lily has been a practicing Clinical Herbalist and board-certified Nutrition Specialist for over 10 years. As owner and lead practitioner at Farmacopia, a unique integrative clinic and herbal apothecary in Santa Rosa, California, she has guided hundreds of clients in their journey to wellness. Lily’s practice is informed by scientific study, attention to the latest research, and an intimate knowledge of the “character” of hundreds of herbs and nutrients.
She began her herbal education at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine in Ithaca, and went on to receive her Masters of Science in Herbal Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. Trained in physiology, pharmacology, herb-drug interactions, and materia medica, she is at home working alongside conventional medicine while applying holistic approaches to imbalance.
Over the course of her career, she has served as a consultant for various organizations, including Sonoma County Indian Health Services and Premier Nutrition Labs. Since 2006, she has been sharing her knowledge and passion for herbal medicine as a core faculty member at California School of Herbal Studies in Forestville, California.