Dr. Rick Dina, D.C. became interested in nutrition in 1986 and has been studying and practicing raw plant-based nutrition since 1987. He worked at Hippocrates Health Institute and for the Juiceman before entering Life Chiropractic College in 1993. After graduating in 1997, he practiced at True North Health Center from 1997 until 2001, helping patients recover from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and other nutritionally related health challenges with fasting and whole food plant based nutrition. After teaching at Bastyr University, Rick maintained a private chiropractic and nutrition practice from 2003 until 2008 in San Rafael, CA, with his wife Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.
Dr. Karin Dina, D.C. is a professional public speaker, health writer, educator, and culinary presenter. She has an honors educational background in chiropractic, naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University, biology, and human nutrition. She is the co-creator and instructor of the Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ series of classes at the Living Light Culinary Institute with her husband, Dr. Rick Dina, D.C and enjoys teaching people about the science behind the benefits of whole natural plant foods. She has been a featured speaker and culinary presenter at numerous events, such as the Raw Health Expo and Living Light’s Chef Showcase: Hot Chefs, Cool Kitchen. Her approach to teaching people about food preparation is “simple, tasty, and nutrient dense” for busy people in a busy world. She has been interested in nutrition since 1988 and has been studying and practicing raw food nutrition since 1990. In addition to presenting and writing, Karin enjoys gardening, exercising, and reading peer-reviewed research.
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Currently, Karin and Rick have a private nutrition consulting practice and are dedicated to teaching a functional and scientifically sound approach to plant-based nutrition. This includes their highly acclaimed Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ series of courses taught at the Living Light Institute in northern California.