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Tom Malterre received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a Certified Nutritionist. Tom travels throughout the United States and Canada lecturing at conferences on topics such as Vitamin D, Gluten Intolerance, and Digestive Health. He empowers people through classes, seminars, and private counseling with his insight and depth of knowledge on the biochemical interactions within our body and their relationship to our diet.
Inspired by his family physician, Dr. John McDougall, at the age of 10, Tom Balterre has been passionately interested in using food as medicine ever since. He has both Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Nutrition from Bastyr University, and has been an owner and operator of Whole Life Nutrition since 2002. He is the co-author of The Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Life Nutrition cookbook, and has received training from Autism Today, Autism Research Institute, and the Institute for Functional Medicine.