has been writing about health science and whole food
nutrition since 1985 in articles, newsletters, and books. She was a regular
contributor to the National Academy of Research Biochemists, Institute of
Practical Biochemistry, and Biomedical Health Foundation. In her most
well-known books, Good Foods Bad Foods and The Real Truth about
Vitamins and Antioxidants, she describes the superiority of whole
food complexes over isolated synthetic chemical and denatured food
publication is a bi-monthly newsletter
Nutrition News and Views for health professionals, which she has been
publishing for the last 15 years on clinical aspects of whole food nutrition. Many
practitioners frequently shared this publication with their patients. the
documentation and research that backs up each and every subject makes this
newsletter informative and current.
Her has worked independently,
as well as an associate, with physicians, nutritionists, and clinical
psychologists over the past 30 years. She was chief consultant for R.
Murray & Associates, Inc., of Florida and Missouri, being privileged to work
with and learn from Richard P. Murray, D.C., a brilliant biochemist, doctor,
humanitarian, friend and disciple of Dr. Royal Lee. After Dr. Murray's
death, DeCava opened her own private practice as well as a research and
consulting business in supplement formulation.
interest in nutrition and health began in her teens with a search to
ascertain answers to her own health problems and a fascination with the
influence and effects of foods and nutrition. At first, following the
dictates of current scientific and general literature on health and
nutrition, the use of isolated, synthetic, and inorganic supplements were
tried. After some years of working with physicians and becoming
increasingly disappointed, confused, and puzzled with this line of “fake” —
only barely effectual -— therapy, she continued to hunt for answers, sure
that there was some way, some pieces to the gigantic puzzle that would be
more helpful. When, by accident, she obtained several newsletters written
by Dr. Murray, the dawn began to break. A whole new world began to open
with the revelation that whole foods and whole food nutritional complexes
(supplements) were the factors for which people were starving, that
deficiencies and imbalances were behind many ills and physical problems.
Through some interesting circumstances and sheer determination, she
eventually began to work with Dr. Murray and quickly became a consultant in
his office for his patients. The lessons learned in practical biochemistry,
anatomy, physiology, psychology, and plain old compassion went far beyond
anything that could be absorbed in any of the formal courses she took or
literature she read.
feels the more she learns, the more there is to learn. Her regard for
Nature has always drawn her and elicited awe and reverence. Loss of health,
in her view, frequently means the individual has lost touch with Nature,
including loss of connection with his or her own body and Self.
Rediscovering that connection with Nature and Self, including the use of
Nature’s foods and therapies, has become the goal of her own practice and
the direction of her philosophy and writing.
DeCava Is a licensed nutrition counselor (Florida), certified
dietitian-nutritionist (New York), certified nutritional consultant
(organizational), professional member of the International Foundation for
Nutrition and Health, American Association of Nutritional Consultants,
Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, American Botanical Council, associate
member of the American College of Nutrition, and member of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science, American Herb Association, and
the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides.
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