Topics for Teens and Adults:
Healthy Attitudes Toward Food & Exercise
Improving the Nutritional Value of Foods at Home
Protein: How Much is Enough for Growing Kids and Adults?
Bringing the Ranch Home: Activities & Tools to Balance a Busy Schedule at Home
Food as Medicine: Phytochemicals and Their Health Benefits
Controversial Topics in Nutrition
Fats: Which Ones are Best?
Norma Jean Flood, M.S., R.D., is a Registered Dietitian, with over 14 years of experience. In addition to her private practice, Norma's broad experience includes working at Scripps Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine, the UCSD Cancer Research Center, UCSD Medical Center, SDSU Student Health Services and Athletics, and SDSU Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. She has also been a consultant to Practical Recovery Services, Casa Palmera Residential Treatment Center, Rancho La Puerta Health Spa and many others. Norma earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology & Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Thereafter, she gained experience in pharmaceutical research at Chiron Technologies Center for Gene Therapy. With a growing interest in health and wellness, she then earned a Master of Science in Nutrition at San Diego State University, and completed her clinical training in a highly competitive dietetic internship at the UCSD Medical Center. Norma was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student for her major, and the Outstanding Dietetic Intern for the state of California. Norma has served for many organizations, including The San Diego Dietetic Association (SDDA) and the International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). Norma also has a passion for speaking out to parents and children on creating supportive environments for living better balanced lives. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, hiking, yoga and “beginner” gardening.