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Laureen Wallravin, NTP

My name is Laureen Wallravin and I’m a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. I work to balance and heal the body with a diet based on real food. By “real food” I mean whole, unprocessed, nutrient-dense food – the food our body thrives on. Food has been used to heal for centuries. We’ve all heard the saying “food is our medicine and medicine is our food.” Well, somewhere along the line we forgot this incredibly important knowledge. That’s where I come in! Our bodies are an amazing mechanism with an innate intelligence capable of self-healing. If we feed it the proper nutrients, vitamins, and minerals we can live long and, more importantly, healthy and happy lives. Let me help you take charge of your health!


Recent Blog Posts

Grain-Free, Low Sugar Pumpkin Bread

Grain-Free, Low Sugar Pumpkin Bread

10/26/2014  |  No Comments

I've sworn off grains and sugar for a few months and I'm starting to feel left out when all the... more

Grain-free Granola Goodness

Grain-free Granola Goodness

10/24/2014  |  No Comments

This granola is delicious over yogurt, with coconut milk, or as a topping on baked cobblers. It's great for breakfast,... more

Soaking Nuts and Seeds

Soaking Nuts and Seeds

10/21/2014  |  No Comments

Soaking nuts, seeds, grains, legumes, and beans has been done for centuries in order to make them more digestible by... more

Costa Rica Retreat - Fermentation for your Mind, Body & Spirit

Fermentation for your Mind, Body & Spirit Retreat

09/15/2014  |  No Comments

Finca Luna Nueva Lodge San Isidro de Penas Blancas, Costa Rica February 7-14, 2015 $1,995.00 / person I am so excited to be a part... more

Water Kefir Demo

Water Kefir Demo

08/05/2014  |  No Comments

Fermented Drink Series - Part 1 of 3 Learn how to brew your first batch! Kefir has been around for ages, but... more

Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival

Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival

07/28/2014  |  No Comments

Inspiration at the 4th Annual Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival I’ve been a fermenting fanatic since my first batch of kombucha back... more

Breakfast Hash

Breakfast Hash

05/12/2014  |  No Comments

I love breakfast. I love a group breakfast with friends and family even more. I have fond memories of growing... more

How Can Acupuncture Help Me?

How Can Acupuncture Help Me?

04/21/2014  |  No Comments

My first experience with acupuncture was many many years ago for my frequent headaches that I'd had since teenage-land. I... more

Do I Really Need To Take Supplements?

Do I Really Need To Take Supplements?

02/21/2014  |  No Comments

We strive to be healthy in a world where obstacles are thrown at us left and right. Work, family and... more

Book your free health consultation!

Book Your Free Consultation

To find out how nutritional therapy can help you, call (805) 242-3677 or schedule your appointment online for a FREE health consultation today. This is a chance for us to get to know each other. We will evaluate your needs and goals, while I will explain my approach to nutrition. I can work one-on-one in person, by phone or video chat for out-of-area clients.
Laureen Wallravin, NTP
1739 Shell Beach Rd
Shell Beach, CA 95124
(805) 242-3677

is a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner specializing in a holistic approach to nutrition and total body wellness. She helps clients with digestive, blood sugar, hormone, immune, and detoxification imbalances. Her methods include a Metabolic Type Diet, functional diagnostic testing, and food sensitivity testing (MRT). Laureen’s practice is located in Shell Beach and she serves the surrounding areas of the Central Coast including Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.