As a founding nutrition and lifestyle coach, cooking instructor, and educator at the Whole Foods Medical and Wellness Center, Lisa Rice helped the store’s employees and executives take control of their health. Now, in partnership with Forks Over Knives physicians Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman, she brings her decades of experience to virtual group classes and private sessions.
Lisa has been teaching plant-based cooking for decades, working with individuals and groups, as a regular guest on morning television, and as a presenter at lifestyle conferences. Lisa is a graduate of the Rouxbe Plant-Based Professional Course and the Global College of Natural Medicine, and is a Certified Yoga Instructor through Yoga Works. She holds a Masters in Traditional Asian Medicine from Emperor’s College, and is currently completing her Well Coaches certification to sit for the NBHWC.
Before following her calling as an acupuncturist, herbalist, and yoga instructor, Lisa - a long-time vegan and Climatarian - was a major-label record company executive. She’s lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, and Austin. Lisa’s passions are cooking and feeding others, writing, reading, gardening, and sharing her life in San Francisco with her husband David, teenage son Judah, cat Ringo, and rescue pups Luna and GeddyLee.