Connie Guttersen, RD, PhD, is an adjunct nutrition instructor at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Connie joined the CIA in July, 1995, and brings to the college’s curriculum a synthesis of nutritional science with the culinary arts. Her role in working with culinary professionals to develop sound nutritional principles in the context of viable commercial food endeavors reflects the intent of the college’s philosophy of food and cooking. She is a founding nutrition advisor to the CHEF culinary health and Education for Families program in San Antonio, Texas. Connie is also the author of The New York Times bestseller The Sonoma Diet, and The Sonoma Cookbook. Her new book The Love Diet, will be released this coming May by HarperOne Publications. (Napa Valley, CA)