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Dr. Kathy Gruver's natural health career started, unknowingly, at the young age of 6. She would massage her dad's neck on long car trips and read his college biology text book for fun. Years later watching him care for her dying mother sparked even more interest in alternative medicine and helping others heal.With a background in theatre and bad fast food, Dr. Gruver overcame her addiction to caffeine, artificial sweetener and meals that were eaten in the car.Now, 24 years after her mother died of cancer and 10 since her last drink of soda, Kathy makes it a point to help others navigate the sometimes confusing world of nutrition, natural health and mind/body medicine. People she looks 10 years younger than she is, Kathy combines moderation, exercise, strong will and common sense to proudly say that she is "youthing."She isauthor of "The Alternative Medicine Cabinet", has earned her Doctorate as a Traditional Naturopath and PhD in Natural Health. She has studied mind-body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and pursued further education at The National Institutes of Health.She has been featured as an expert in countless publications and has written dozens of health and wellness articles. She has appeared as a guest expert on over 60 radio shows and has done over 40 educational lectures around the country. She has also served as an expert witness for massage negligence and ethics cases.As a former actor, Kathy incorporates humor into all her lectures. She speaks in a concise and down to earth manner which can make it easy for people to grasp more complicated topics like nutrition.
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