About this episode's guest on the Vegetable Gardening Show, Dr. Aimee Shunney
Aimée Gould Shunney, licensed Naturopathic Doctor (ND), was born and raised on the East Coast. She was graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in psychology and minors in theatre and women’s studies. After completing her post-graduate pre-med course work, she attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon where she received her Naturopathic Medical Degree in 2001. Dr. Shunney is licensed to practice medicine by the state of California.
Before relocating to California in 2005, Dr. Shunney was in private practice in Brooklyn, NY and Greenwich, CT. In addition, she implemented and directed the Health Education and Wellness Program at Long Island College Hospital, also in Brooklyn, that served over 3000 people during her time there.
Since moving to California, Dr. Shunney has been very busy! In addition to caring for her 8-year old son, she sees patients at Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine in Santa Cruz, CA. Her patients have voted her the Best Naturopathic Doctor in the Santa Cruz Readers’ Poll since 2010!
A dynamic educator, radio personality, and writer, Dr. Shunney is on a mission to empower people to take charge of their health with integrative medicine. Whether speaking to health professionals or laypeople, her engaging style, emphasis on patient-centered care, and passionate belief in the health benefits of joyful eating make her an audience favorite. She has lectured extensively to medical students and physicians, and she participates in teaching venues throughout the community. As a Medical Advisor to Nordic Naturals and CV Sciences, Dr. Shunney also enjoys extolling the virtues of fish oil and CBD from agricultural hemp to professional, retail, and consumer audiences across the country.
Dr. Shunney’s podcast, Green Tea & Honey, co-hosted by Chef Jennifer Brewer is a playful exploration of integrative medicine, delicious food and joyful eating. Archived shows are available for free by subscription on iTunes.
Dr. Shunney and Chef Jenny are also the creators of 21-Day Reset, a 21-day whole foods cleansing program. This innovative approach to detoxification combines an anti-inflammatory hypoallergenic diet, easy-to-prepare delicious recipes, and individualized support to optimize health and create sustainable healthy living choices.