Susan Bowerman

United States
16 years at Herbalife Nutrition
Advisory Group
Corporate Doctor/Trainer
DAB - Dietetic Advisory Board
Languages
English
Universities
University of California at Los Angeles
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
University of Colorado
Colorado State University
Pepperdine University
Degree(s)
Masters
Certifications or Credentials
Registered Dietitian
Board Certified in Sports Dietetics
Board Certified in Obesity and Weight Management
Professional Association Memberships
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Society for Nutrition
SCAN - Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists
Special Focus
Behavior Change
Cardiovascular Health
Digestive
General Nutrition
Heart
Meal Planning
Meal Replacement
Obesity
Sports Nutrition
Bio

Susan is the Senior Director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife, where she is responsible for the development of nutrition education and training materials, and is one of the primary authors of the Herbalife-sponsored blog, www.discovergoodnutrition.com. She is a Registered Dietitian and holds two Board Certifications from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, and a Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. Susan is also a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Susan graduated with distinction in biology from the University of Colorado, and received her master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition from Colorado State University. She then completed her dietetic internship at the University of Kansas. Susan has taught extensively and developed educational programs targeted to individuals, groups and industry in her areas of expertise, including health promotion, weight management and sports nutrition.

Prior to her role at Herbalife, she was the assistant director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, and has held appointments as adjunct professor in nutrition at Pepperdine University and as lecturer in nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Susan was a consultant to the (then) Los Angeles Raiders for six seasons, and was a contributing columnist for the Los Angeles Times Health Section for two years. She is a co-author of 23 research papers, 14 book chapters, and was a co-author of two books for the public: “What Color is Your Diet?” and “The L.A. Shape Diet” by Dr. David Heber, published by Harper Collins in 2001 and 2004, respectively.

Hobbies

Cooking, gardening, sewing, reading

Fun Fact
I love reading true crime, and I started doing it long before it became trendy. If I weren't a Dietitian, I'd be a criminal profiler for the FBI. - I am learning how to tap dance. - My husband and I have a small vineyard and orchard, and we make our own wine and hard cider.