What is Trauma-Informed Nutrition Therapy?

At the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to…

  1. List three ways in which early life adversity impacts human biology.
  2. Understand how social factors can “get under the skin” and alter neurobiology with profound implications for health and eating behavior.
  3. Identify associations between various forms of trauma and various kinds of eating disorders and food addictions.
  4. Describe potential consequences of trauma and how it can impact treatment for nutrition-related disorders.


To learn more about Trauma-Informed Nutrition Therapy, download this handout from the California Department of Public Health.

David Wiss, MS, RDN is the founder of Nutrition in Recovery, which specializes in: Addictions, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Body Image, and General Wellness. Mr. Wiss works closely with individuals to help them revolutionize their relationship with food and has shared his expertise with numerous eating disorder and addiction facilities throughout the greater Los Angeles area. David is a nationally recognized expert in nutrition for addiction and is currently working on his Ph.D. in Public Health from UCLA.

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