Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is The Naughty Nutritionist® because she “tells the truth that’s too hot to handle.”  

Dr. Daniel earned her PhD in Nutritional Sciences and Anti-Aging Therapies from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati.  She is President of the Hunt Gather Grow Fouondation and the former Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation. She received the 2005 Weston A. Price Foundation’s Integrity in Science Award, the 2009 Freedom Law School’s Health Freedom Fighter Award and the Paleo-Primal-Price Foundations 2015 Badass Award.

Dr. Daniel is coauthor of the bestselling Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for a Modern World and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America ‘s Favorite Health Food and Hook, Line and Stinker: The Truth about Fermented Cod Liver Oil. Her books have been endorsed by leading health experts, including Drs. Larry Dossey, Joseph Mercola, David Brownstein, Kilmer McCully, Doris Rapp Jonathan Wright, and many others.

Dr. Daniel has been “media trained” by Joel Roberts, who dubbed her “a natural born entertainer” and a “naughty nutritionist” because of her quirky and naughty sense of humor.  She has shared her gifts on the Dr. Oz Show, PBS Healing QuestNPR’s People’s Pharmacy, ABC’s View from the Bay and Discovery Channel’s Medical Hotseat, and been quoted frequently in the media, including Washington Post, Parade, San Francisco Chronicle, London Observer, London Guardian, Toronto Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, Bon Appetit, Vogue, Alternative Medicine, Townsend Letter Mat und Helse (Norway), Men’s Health, E!, Glamour, and other publications.

Online, Dr. Daniel has been featured prominently as an “Inner Circle” expert on, the world’s leading dietary and natural health website.

Dr. Daniel has also spoken at numerous professional conferences, including Ancestral Health, Paleo(f)x, BoulderFest, Wise Traditions, National Association of Nutritional Professionals (NANP), Nutrition Therapy Association (NTA) and Charles Poliquin’s BioSignature.

Based in Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Daniel is a nutritionist in private practice, the mother of two children, and enjoys playing the organ, ballroom dancing, firewalking, hiking and yoga.


Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN

The Naughty Nutritionist®



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