About Us



Plant-based nutrition

Diabetes (type 2 and gestational)

Chronic disease prevention and reversal

Obesity and weight loss 

Lifestyle counseling

Maternal and child health

Health promotion

What is Health For Today

Health for Today was created by Maria Jose Hummel, who is a nutritionist (M.S., University of Bridgeport), health educator (MPH from San Jose State University), author and international speaker, who has been teaching nutrition, health, disease prevention and plant-based cooking for many years. She has appeared numerous cooking shows on 3ABN and 3ABN Latino networks. She has authored a popular plant-based cookbook, and maintains websites in both English and Spanish that provide free recipes and health information. She has completed the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at eCornell, and is a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine as a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional. She is also currently working on a doctorate in naturopathic medicine (with an emphasis on nutrition and natural remedies).

She had been interested in healthy living for many years. But when her daughter was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at the age of nine, she decided to make radical changes in their diet and lifestyle habits. Thanks to these changes her daughter has been perfectly healthy for the last 16 years without the need for prescription medication.

Most of the diseases that affect our society today are a direct result of our lifestyle. Many times, even though we pray and hope for miraculous healing, we might not be healed of a disease since that may perpetuate the unhealthy lifestyle that resulted in our disease in the first place. We should first change the circumstances that produced the disease and learn to live according to the divine plan for the human race.

We hope this web site has information that is useful for you. If you have any questions or suggestions, please e-mail us and we will make every effort to respond quickly.

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