Kathie Swift, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietician and licensed nutritionist. She's the nutrition director for the UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Mass.; codirector of Food as Medicine, a professional training program sponsored by the Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, D.C.; and a nutrition consultant to the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Mass., where she helped develop its Integrative Weight Loss Program.
Kathie serves as chair-elect for Nutrition in Complementary Care, a dietetic practice group representing dietitians in complementary and alternative medicine. She is on the nutrition advisory board of the Institute for Functional Medicine and the editorial board for Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal.
She has contributed to numerous magazines and books, including "UltraMetabolism" and the "Canyon Ranch Guide to Living Younger Longer." Kathie is also involved in programs that support the military, including Here at Home, which welcomes returning veterans from war, and Healing Our Troops, which supports the health and healing of veterans and is sponsored by the Center for Mind Body Medicine.