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“Food not Meds” is dedicated to providing nutritional strategies for preventing and reversing the major cause of death in the U.S. – Heart Disease.
Visitors are provided with both years of nutritional study combining scientific fact based research and the practical application of how to put it to use.
Meet Carol D’Anca MS, CNS, LDN
Carol D’Anca is an Integrative Nutritionist with more than 20 years experience at three of the top healthcare companies in the world. She combines scientific and fact based research with practical application for improving clients’ nutritional status. Her broadly based approach to helping others includes monthly meetings with a large urban group dedicated to preventing and reversing heart disease, educational webinars, cooking demos and private consultations. For those wanting to immerse themselves in the lifestyle, cooking and community of an ancient culture promoting longevity, Carol regularly hosts culinary trips to Italy. These tours allow individuals the unparalled experience of briefly living the healthy “Mediterranean Way of Life”offering a first hand view of small changes in lifestyle that can make a huge difference.
After graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin, Carol attended graduate school at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and then earned a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine/Chicago Medical School. Carol has over 20 years experience in the healthcare field including an executive position with an international medical device company based in Europe. Her professional associations include the American Nutrition Association and the Institute for Functional Medicine.
A great night! The food was excellent! I loved seeing the exchange of recipes and people eager to try new things! Carol’s presentation was very informative and inspiring. Good reminders and lots of new information!!
I feel so lucky being part of this wonderful community that we have! Carol, thank you again for a great presentation!
A wonderful chance to discuss many different dietary approaches with Carol’s magnificent chart!
Another great evening with like-minded people. Thank you, Carol, for all that you do. You are a marvel!
Carol thank you for continuing to educate! Being around like minded people reenergized me and convinced me to try not to stray from healthy eating as I did while traveling!
And a big HUGE thank you to for last night’s presentation. Wow…we’re still resonating in your wonder and depth of knowledge. It was an unbelievable presentation that you had shared with our team and clients. Your sense of communication, approachability and experience are simply delicious.
You have such a gentle, gracious, generous spirit… Love the journey…
Carol – From everything that I have heard, you did an amazing job with your presentation and demonstrations! You made a difference in the lives you touched last night.
I am thankful for the world you have opened up to us. Not only introducing us to some very nice people, but, also making us aware of the endless possibilities of obtaining a healthy lifestyle.
You have brought this way of living into our realm and it just opens up all possibilities, not only to eat healthier, but to think and appreciate your surroundings. I walked away last night, so inspired, I had a hard time sleeping. I can never say it enough, thank you, thank you.
Thank you again Carol for your time and efforts. You have changed lives! I appreciate you! Thanks again! I am feeling better every day!—thanks to you!
Most awesome cooking school ever! Healthy and delicious
You had an aura and glowed last night. I think it is because you are following your true path, helping so many people. This is what you were surely meant to do with all your talents in cooking, presenting, and your scientific and medical background. And you have the unusual energy that only very successful driven people have.