SO we're taking this July National Peach Month thing pretty far. We'll admit it.
BUTT, peaches are actually good for you. Like actually can help your body. They're ripe for the picking, and Nasira Burkholder-Cooley has allll the peach facts for ya:
Lucky you, Nasira's also included a recipe for PEACH COCNUT SNACK COOKIES. All the yummy things. Get in my belly.
Nasira Burkholder-Cooley is a registered dietitian, fitness expert, and nutrition educator. She was drawn to nutrition and public health as a result of her diverse background in science, fine arts, and fitness. Nasira is currently an adjunct faculty member at Chapman University and private practice registered dietitian.
She was a classical ballet dancer and trained with Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, WA and the University of Arizona School of Dance in Tucson, AZ. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Nutrition and a B.F.A. in dance, Nasira continued her studies in pursuit of a career as a nutrition professional and obtained a Master’s in Public Health from UCLA and a Doctorate in Nutritional Sciences from Loma Linda University. Nasira has 10 years of experience as a personal trainer and is a NASM certified Corrective Exercise Specialist and Senior Fitness Specialist, as well as a certified yoga instructor.
In addition to her passion for nutrition research, education, and counseling, Nasira applies her knowledge and skill set by designing unique recipes for nutritious, simple, and delicious foods that promote a healthy lifestyle.