David Ludwig, MD, PhD, is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital, professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and professor of nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Described as an “obesity warrior” by TIME magazine, Dr. Ludwig has been featured in the New York Times and on NPR, ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, among others.
Dawn Ludwig has devoted her career to helping people discover the fun, beauty, and delicious taste of natural foods. For 15 years, she owned and directed The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts of Austin, Texas, recognized as a one of the top “Cutting Edge Cuisine” cooking schools in the U.S., according to Vegetarian Times (December 2000).
In addition to training up-and- coming chefs, Dawn’s passion is guiding families to incorporate better foods into their everyday lives. With a 17-year old daughter and a 7-year old son, she has first-hand experience as a busy mother and business owner putting delicious and nutritious food on the dinner table. Her 20 years of experience working with culinary students, teachers, patients and health care practitioners has taught her what works, what doesn’t, and most importantly, how to work with families to make living healthier a practical reality.