Amy Krasner

Amy Krasner

Holistic Nutritionist and Natural Chef

Amy Krasner is the founder of a San Diego-based nutrition practice Nourished Balance. She works one-on-one with clients to improve their health through science-based nutrition and holistic health coaching. Amy supports her clients with customized nutrition plans for health concerns including: thyroid imbalances, high cholesterol, weight loss, impaired digestion, and auto-immune conditions. 

Amy also works with several local companies to provide nutrition education and services as part of the employee wellness programs. 

Articles by Amy Krasner

Do your Valentine’s Day plans include indulging in decadent desserts? Keep the decadence, but make the treat healthier by choosing one of these five delectable treats.Read More

For most people, staying hydrated is a task that requires specific attention. It’s easy to be distracted by life and make unhealthy beverage choices. These eight tips will help you get hydrated.Read More
Want to spend less time in the kitchen each week and more time enjoying activities with friends/family, all while ensuring you eat healthy? Then meal prepping is a great option. Here are some tips to help you get started.Read More
Avoiding or reducing food intake has never proven to lead to long-term weight loss. Instead of focusing on the what, explore the how and why of what you eat to find the secret to your positive relationship with food.Read More
Desserts are more readily available at this time of year, so it’s easy to overdo it with your sweet tooth. Here are three delicious and healthy holiday dessert recipes you can enjoy without all the guilt.Read More
You may be rushing from home to work in the mornings; having the time to make something healthy may be beyond your over-extended capabilities. These five recipes will be ready fast and start your days off with energy.Read More
Most people don’t know where their food comes from beyond their local grocery store. This provides a disconnect from an essential part of life. Being actively grateful for your food can help heal this disconnection.Read More
Unfortunately, the sugar intake of Americans is at an all-time high and contributing to many major diseases (diabetes, obesity, etc.). Read about what types of sugar you should be avoiding and some healthier natural sweetener alternatives.Read More
You don’t need an extreme diet in order to detox your body. In fact, you can incorporate simple detox practices into your daily routine right at home. Try these nine techniques to support your body’s detoxification process.Read More
Between meetings, emails, and workload, do you find it challenging to prioritize your health during your workday? If you are skipping meals or hitting the candy drawer several times a day, it’s time to make a shift. Follow this advice.Read More
Some foods are better than others when it comes to keeping your digestive system running smoothly. These six foods can help balance a healthy diet and lead to a healthy body.Read More
Are you bored of eating the same salad every day? There are so many fantastic salad combinations to try without you having to be a master chef in the kitchen. Read how you can add variety to your salads, and at the same time, your nutrition plan.Read More
Do you ever find yourself getting tired of cooking the same recipes? It can feel overwhelming to search for new healthy recipes online and in cookbooks. Take the guesswork out of the equation and pick up one of these cookbooks that will heal your mind, body and spirit.Read More
Summer is the perfect time to pick up your green smoothie habit. Keep in mind, though, that not just any smoothie will do the trick. Follow these instructions for healthy, delicious smoothies that will satisfy all summer long.Read More
If you experience sugar cravings (like many people) you might feel like you have no “willpower” when it comes to sweets. Focus on these tools to help reduce your cravings and find healthier alternatives to give you that sweet fix.Read More
It’s no secret eating healthy is easier when you’re in your normal daily routine vs. when you’re traveling for work or on vacation. But with a little planning and preparation, you can maintain your healthy eating habits even while on-the-go.Read More
Spring is a time to start fresh and rejuvenate your body. According to Chinese medicine, spring is also when your liver does its best cleansing. Show your liver some love and consume these foods to help improve your liver health.Read More
Eating in season can create more variety in the types of fruits and vegetables that you consume. With spring officially here, try incorporating some seasonal, nutrient-dense produce into your daily diet.Read More
Not only is coconut oil versatile in cooking and for beauty, it also offers plenty of health benefits. Here are just a few of the ways you can use it to give your health a boost.Read More
There has been considerable debate about which foods are actually good for your heart health. Learn the basics, and fill your diet with natural, heart-healthy foods high in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids.Read More
Whether you have a gluten food allergy or your goal is to eat a more nutritious diet for optimal health, here are four simple ways to cut back on your gluten intake.Read More
Thinking about starting a cleanse? It’s important to understand the different types of cleanses and how the detoxification process works in the body so you know what to look for. Here are some tips.Read More
If you are ready to make a change in the way that you approach weight loss, it’s a good idea to start by setting some realistic, effective, and sustainable goals. Here are the three steps.Read More
Nothing quite hits the spot on a cold winter day like a hot cup of soup. Making your own is actually easier than you might think. Follow these simple recipes to make a soup that’s sure to warm your body and your soul.Read More
Eating greens helps your body get the nutrients it needs to stay healthy and strong. But who wants to eat salads all the time? Try these five alternatives to incorporate green vegetables into your diet.Read More
Tired of feeling guilt and discomfort after a Thanksgiving meal? Try these simple ingredient swaps for a healthier Thanksgiving meal that will please your guests and put your mind at ease.Read More
Tired of regaining weight after your diet? It’s time to focus on eating patterns that promote health and wellness without dieting. Learn how to care for your body in a healthy way with these tips.Read More
Bone broths are great for adding flavor to your favorite soups. But did you know they also have healing capacities? Learn how to make a simple bone broth to improve your immune system, digestion, and bone health.Read More