Catherine Shanahan, M.D. is a board certified family physician. She trained in biochemistry and genetics at Cornell University before attending Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She practiced medicine in Hawaii for a decade, where she studied enthnobotany, as well as the culinary habits of her healthiest patients. She currently runs a metabolic health clinic in Denver, Colorado and serves as the Director of the Los Angeles Lakers PRO Nutrition Program.
"If you want to understand the big picture of how optimal health starts with food, start with Dr. Cate. Her bookDeep Nutrition leaves you with a deep appreciation of the profound relationship between our genes and the planet, inspiring us to be good shepherds of both." --Dallas Hartwig, author of The Whole 30 "I have based to my work on the idea that getting the right kinds of healthy fats into your body and avoiding the worst fats is essential to optimal health. I've interviewed dozens of the world's top experts about this, and I know of no one who speaks more eloquently on this topic than Dr Cate. If she's talking fats, pull up a chair. Take notes." --Dave Asprey, author of the Bulletproof Diet "[Deep Nutrition is] a different philosophy, It's something that we all had to adjust to, but we trust Dr. Cate implicitly. I've seen great results from it from when I started doing it--it's worked well for me." --Kobe Bryant, NBA player with the L.A. Lakers "Dr. Cate has emerged as one of the most important voices in the Primal/Paleo movement. She gives you the big picture and the nitty gritty bedrock science of why this way of eating works." --Mark Sisson, author of The Primal Blueprint "Deep Nutrition explains in a very detailed and easy-to-understand way how our diets affect us on a cellular level. Dr. Cate Shanahan provides the best explanation I've found for how many modern foods are not simply causing us to gain weight, but are literally creating disease within our cells. She shows the connection between diet and gene health, and details how poor diet choices can literally affect future generations!" --Wellness Mama "Deep Nutrition really helped me with endurance. I started to feel better as a player. I was able to run more, I was able to be more active because of my diet change, and I just decided to keep going with it to this day." --Dwight Howard, NBA player with the Houston Rockets "Dr. Cate Shanahan beautifully presents the scientific evidence why traditional foods enjoyed by our ancestors thousands of years ago can keep us lean and disease-free today. Deep Nutrition is an eye-opening, engaging book that is sure to change your life and the life of your family." --Vani Hari, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Food Babe Way "With a wealth of detail, Shanahan shows how changing what you eat can improve everything from bone strength to memory." -- Bookpage