Learn more about Teresa
I was born in 1967 to educator parents and an Italian family whose social functions mostly revolved around food. These beginnings set the stage for my lifelong interest in education, as well as food.
In elementary school, I was diagnosed with a learning disability, something very uncommon for girls at that time. My family responded by using diet and exercise to treat the problem. By age 13, I had a much heightened awareness of my body and how food affected it leaning, sports performance and mood.
These early experiences gave me desire to help others through diet and nutrition. I have...