Holli Thompson

About Holli Thompson

Holli Thompson knows first hand that food is how we communicate, grow, show love, and express our creativity. And while talking about food may inspire passion, she encourages her clients to not to over-think things. Holli's Nutritional Style® method creates just that attitude to health and wellness.
As a nutrition and food expert, Holli appears on the CBS, ABC and FX networks. Her work has been profiled in More Magazine, and featured in USA Today. Founder of hollithompson.com, a playground for all things healthy, Holli also contributes regularly to thedailylove.com, mindbodygreen.com, The School for Integrative Nutrition's blog, and Less Cancer.
Holli lives at her farm in the Washington, DC area, enjoying time with her family and an array of rescued animals. She's currently writing her own book of health and wellness, scheduled to be published in 2014.

Getting Ready For My Close Up

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I had just finished writing my nutrition book this past winter, and shortly after sending in the final edits, it was time to schedule a photo shoot. My publisher upped the ante, adding more color photos and surprise, the book was now hard-cover. And yet, there’s nothing like the words “photo shoot” to instill abject… Continue Reading →

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Did You Know What You Eat Affects Your Skin? Here’s Why!

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You know that look you see in the mirror after you’ve done a cleanse or gone to a spa, or really lived your Nutritional Style®, for a month or more? It shows. Your skin glows, it’s more toned, and, well, more attractive. Science now supports this observation. The University of St. Andrews in Scotland conducted… Continue Reading →

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Superfoods Don’t Have To Be Exotic

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Superfoods don’t have to be obscure and shipped from exotic lands to deliver super nutrients. Some of them are right under your nose as you peruse the produce aisles of your favorite grocery store. Winter’s superfoods are grounding, just like the root vegetables that define the season. And they often need to be cooked; a… Continue Reading →

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Eat That Cookie, Drink That Prosecco

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I’m over the white-knuckle nutrition approach to holidays. The shame and regret that I hear around the dinner table makes sharing a meal far from nourishing. And sad to say, it’s us women who seem to do it most. Do you know any men who approach a generous holiday buffet saying, “Oh I really shouldn’t…. Continue Reading →

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Thank You, Uni-verse

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Happy, glorious, day! For some people, the Holidays can create razor-sharp focus; like the fog has been cleared away from your brain. Things become more clear, and you might wonder how this year brought you to where you are right now. Sometimes that clarity can bring up emotions or issues that need to be cleared… Continue Reading →

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Don’t Let Your Disease Define You

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One of my good friends asked me over tea the other day, “Why you don’t blog more about Cancer? Why do you project nutrition and food as fun when you work with so many cancer patients?” I partner with one of the top breast cancer centers in the Washington, D.C. area. They refer patients to… Continue Reading →

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My BRCA Genetic Test

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I had my annual visit to the OB/GYN a couple of weeks ago, and in reviewing my health history, we discussed my risk factor for cancer.  A few days prior, actress Angelina Jolie had announced that she tested positive in the BRCA genetic test, and had undergone a radical mastectomy.  I hadn’t quite grasped, until… Continue Reading →

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Juice Cleansing: The Emotional Side…!

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My husband and I recently did an eight-day juice fast… not as big a deal for me, as a nutrition coach, but a pretty big step for my hub.  His idea of “green” was sautéed spinach and eggs, and healthy food means a protein smoothie.  But green juice?  Never. It turned out to be a… Continue Reading →

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Trying Too Hard For Love, From A Baby!

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I tried to give birth to a baby for years, and it didn’t work. I miscarried, I suffered from the loss, and I began to feel that the love for a child, for a baby, wasn’t meant for me.  They were dark days, they were full of sadness and mourning, as I lost three babies… Continue Reading →

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Is Coffee Your Crack?

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Coffee can make you feel amazing, or it can drop you flat like an evil boyfriend. Maybe you’re fine with it, and you can take it or leave it.  No drumming headaches or withdrawal anxiety for you.  I’m jealous. For the rest of us, it’s a dark lord. Somehow the dark stuff inched its way… Continue Reading →

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Your Ideal Weight – Don't Postpone Joy!

What would you do if you were at your ideal weight? I was staring-down at a new swimsuit, in a house on the beach, with family, friends and a wild surf nearby.  I wasn’t at my “ideal” weight, and it was ticking me off, holding me back physically and emotionally.  “What would you do if… Continue Reading →

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Self Love: Why Is It So Hard For Women?

It’s summer, it’s bathing suit season, and it’s all around us. I grew up with it, in a family of four daughters.  I’ve lived my life with it, as a woman who has lots of women friends.  I hear it almost daily, as a nutrition coach. I’m talking about women complaining about their bodies; shining… Continue Reading →

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