Esther Blum

Esther Blum is a registered dietitian, holistic nutritionist, and author of Cavewomen Don’t Get FatEat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous: A Nutritionist’s Guide to Living Well While Living It UpSecrets of Gorgeous; and The Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous Project. She has extensive media experience, appearing on nationally syndicated talk shows and news programs, lectures widely to groups across the country, and maintains a private practice in Connecticut. Visit for tips, free resources, and more.

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Books by this Author

From “a woman who is about to become as famous in the diet and fitness industries as Martha Stewart is in the world of home decoration” (Liz Jones, The Daily Mail), this back-to-basics approach helps you keep a protein-rich, hormone-balancing, and detoxifying diet to build muscle, catalyze fat loss, and feel gorgeous fast.Weight loss may seem like a modern idea, but studies show that the solution is ancient: a natural diet of lean protein, vegetables, fruit, seeds, and nuts—and no processed...


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Focus on progress, not perfection.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Authoring four books and having a son in the middle of it all on very little sleep. That, and running the New York City Marathon. I'm fortunate in that I've achieved every single goal I've ever set for myself. A little tenacity goes a long way!

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Dagny Taggart.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being a holistic nutritionist. I am humbled by the trust my patients place in my care; it's a huge responsibility that keeps me challenged and stimulated.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I wouldn't say I identify with her per se, but I find Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be incredibly impressive.