Marc David is the Founder and Director of The Institute for the Psychology of Eating and the author of The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy, and Weight Loss, and Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well Being. A nationally recognized teacher, speaker and corporate consultant, Marc presents his expertise in nutritional medicine, the psychology of eating, and the science of yoga in a fresh and innovative way. His humorous, engaging, and informative speaking style have made him a popular and well loved presenter and his non-dogmatic approach to nutrition appeals to a wide audience of eaters who are looking for positive, inspiring, and innovative messages about food and metabolism.
Marc earned his M.A. at Sonoma State University specializing in the Psychology of Eating and trained at the Harvard Mind Body Medical Institute and SUNY Upstate Medical School. He was a long time nutritionist and presenter with Canyon Ranch Resorts, the # 1 health spa in the world, and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Marc has presented in numerous professional settings including Harvard, The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and has been featured on CNN and NBC. He also serves on the editorial staff of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, the most respected peer reviewed journal for complimentary and alternative medicine.
Marc was a senior consultant to the Johnson & Johnson Corporation in natural health ventures and consulted to the Disney Company in health related program and product development. Articles, interviews and special mention of his work have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Chicago Times, New York Daily News, McCalls, Glamour, Eating Well, Utne Reader, The Sun, Yoga Journal, Bon Appetit, and Grace Woman. Marc resides in Boulder, Colorado.