Meet Dr. Kaayla

Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN, is The Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.

Dr. Daniel earned her PhD in Nutritional Sciences and Anti-Aging Therapies from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, is certified as a clinical nutritionist (CCN) by the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists in Dallas, is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. In 2005, Dr. Daniel received the Weston A. Price Foundation’s Integrity in Science Award.

Dr. Daniel is co-author (with Sally Fallon Morell) of the bestselling book Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World and author of  The Whole Soy Story:The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food.   Her books have been endorsed by leading health experts, including Russell Blaylock, David Brownstein, Larry Dossey, Nicholas Gonzalez, Joseph Mercola, Kilmer McCully, Doris J. Rapp, JJ Virgin and Jonathan Wright.

Dr.Daniel was “media trained” by Joel Roberts in LosAngeles,and has been a guest onThe Dr.Oz Show, NPR’s People’s Pharmacy, ABC’s View from the Bay,  Discovery Channel’s Medical Hotseat and PBS Healing Quest.   She has been quoted heavily in the media, including San Francisco Chronicle, London Observer, London Guardian, Toronto Globe & Mail, Vancouver Sun, Bon Appetit, Men’s Health and Glamour.

Online, Dr. Daniel has been featured prominently as an “Inner Circle” expert on, the world’s leading dietary and natural health website, and is a featured blogger on Psychology Today’s website Dr Daniel has also spoken at numerous professional conferences, including BoulderFest, Wise Traditions,  the National Association of Nutritional Professionals (NANP), andCharles Poliquin’s Bio-Signature.

Based in Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Daniel is a nutritionist in private practice, the mother of two children, and an organist, ballroom dancer, firewalker, karate student and practitioner of yoga.