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Guest Name
Catherine Shanahan
Guest Occupation
Family Physician, Medical Director, Doctor, Author, Writer, Lecturer, Nutrition Researcher
Guest Biography

Dr. Cate Shanahan is a board certified Family Physician. She trained in biochemistry and genetics at Cornell University before attending Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She practiced in Hawaii for ten years where she studied ethnobotany and her healthiest patient’s culinary habits.


Catherine Shanahan, MD trained at Cornell University's Molecular Biology program where she learned how nutrients direct physiologic growth. She has continued to study nutrition since Family and Community residency training in Tucson, AZ, and has studied ethnobotany at the National Tropical Botanic Garden in Kauai.

Dr. Shanahan is author of two books:Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food and Food Rules: A Doctor's Guide to Healthy Eating, and she has been featured in numerous publications including Better Homes and Gardens, Consumer's Digest, and Her lectures have revolutionized how fellow medical professionals think about nutrients and health, and in 2010 she was recruited from Hawaii to spearhead a new program using medical nutrition instead of drugs as a primary modality to help patients suffering from a variety of chronic diseases.

T.R.I.M. at CMC  (Treatment to Reverse Inflammatory Metabolism) is Dr. Shanahan's new program that is helping patients to unblock their genetic potential and get healthier naturally.