About 8 years ago, my health hit rock bottom.

I was dealing with chronic issues for most of my adult life, but the WORST thing possible happened to me:
I couldn’t even EAT or DRINK without gut pain.

This experience is what lead me into the world of natural health.

I saw countless doctors and none of them ever gave me a real solution- only more medications and invasive procedures that didn’t even guarantee results.

As my health declined further with their suggestions, I decided enough was enough.

My gut pain issues lasted for about 5 months before I finally went my own way.

I ditched their medications and started using aloe vera and apple cider vinegar and on the FIRST DAY of using these, my gut pain was gone and I could eat more foods!

Within a month, I was basically back to normal.

That experience is what lead me to get into nutrition. Now, I have my Bachelor of Science in Natural Health Sciences with a concentration in Clinical Nutrition.
I have several certifications in herbal medicine, HTMA, and other natural health practices.

For 5 years now, I have been using HTMA and whole food nutrition to help thousands of people heal their gut (and the rest of their bodies!).

I have made it my mission to actually help people HEAL instead of getting dependent on pills forever, pills that don’t even always work.

Minerals and Vitamins

This course goes over the importance of 18 minerals and all of the main vitamins. You will learn the function of these nutrients and where to find them in food, as well as how to increase absorption and utilization.

Whole Food Nutrition

The main purpose of this course is to teach that food truly is medicine! Learn why food based nutrition is the best way to heal, and why supplements can be so problematic.

Heavy Metals

You will also learn about some of the most common heavy metals that we are exposed to. You'll find out how these metals can harm our health and how you can reduce your exposure.

Who Is this Course For?

This course is for anyone that wants to become EMPOWERED when it comes to their own health and wellness.

I designed this course for those that are wanting to truly understand how their bodies work and how to heal. After 5+ years as a holistic health nutritionist, I have seen one big trend with my clients:

Those that learn more about health have an easier time healing. 

When you can know WHY certain foods, herbs, or holistic practices will help or hurt you, it is so much easier to stick with your plan. PLUS it becomes easier to get in tune with your body, which is absolutely essential for healing. When you know what herbs and foods are good for which issues, then it is easier for you to ask yourself, “what do I need right now?” Learning how to listen to your inner voice and following your intuition makes healing a lot simpler.

YOU are your own healer! You have everything within you to heal and the information in this course will help give you the knowledge you need to truly heal yourself.

Investing in your health and wellness is always a good idea, and the lessons you will learn in this course will stick with you for a lifetime. If you go through stressful times, you can always come back and relearn the tips you'll need to help you get back to better health.

There are 4 main modules in this course that cover a LOT of ground!

Module 1: Course Intro and Why Mineral Balancing Needs a Holistic Approach

You will learn what this whole course is about, as well as why we need to use a holistic approach with mineral balancing.

HTMA has been used in such an odd way since its inception and I’ve changed that quite a bit.

All of the amazing research about minerals shows how all nutrients have co-factors and antagonists, but for some reason people have used nothing but synthetic supplements on their mineral balancing plans.

It’s time to stop this insanity, and go back to whole food nutrition!

Module 2: The The Four Main Minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium

In this module, you’ll learn about the four main players in the mineral world. These 4 important minerals set the stage for pretty much everything else!

Module 3: The Next Four Main Minerals: Copper, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus

This module will teach you about the next 4 main minerals- and they are all SO important to learn about so you can balance them properly.

Module 4: Our Remaining Minerals and the Heavy Metals

You’ll learn all about the 10 other main minerals that we tend to focus on: what their purposes are, where to find them in food, and if there are any issues with supplementing.

This module has another section about the most common heavy metals as well: where you might be exposed to them, how to reduce exposure, and how to PROPERLY detox them.

Module 5: All About Vitamins!

In this last module, you’ll learn all about vitamins! This is such an awesome module because you get SO much extra info on how minerals and vitamins interact, PLUS you will learn exactly why there is so much misinformation about vitamins A and D.

Course Curriculum

  Mineral Mavens Course Intro
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  The Four Main MInerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potasssium
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  The Next Four Main Minerals: Copper, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus
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  Our Remaining Minerals and the Heavy Metals
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  All About Vitamins!
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With this course, you will get an amazing bonus as well.

BONUS Section: My Favorite Herbs, Foods and Supplements is a 14 page guide (Valued at $15, yours FREE with this course).

This guide outlines ALL of my favorite remedies that I recommend to my own clients.It outlines where you can find these items, how to use them, and how to know which supplements or foods will be best for you depending on your symptoms.

Praise for Whole Food Nutrition Course

"Easy to understand lessons! I am impressed with how this course is presented."


"I had no idea supplements could be such an issue. Between this and the gut course, I feel like I actually know how to heal now."

~Jennifer T.~

"Thank you for such a great course!"

~Heather K.~

"I'd advise anyone looking to learn more about minerals to consider taking this course. This course provided the foundation for me and now I'm even more interested in taking the full HTMA course to learn more and to be able to offer the test to my own clients."


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. PLUS you will have access to any and all future updates to the course!

What is the difference between this course and the HTMA course?

This course just goes over the nutritional information and doesn't go into specifics about HTMA. This course is perfect for anyone that just wants to learn more about minerals, vitamins, and heavy metals. The HTMA course is perfect for practitioners that want to get all of the relevant information needed to add HTMA to their practice.

Hi, I’m Kristin!

Kristin is a holistic nutritionist that has been using HTMA and mineral balancing in her practice. She is a huge advocate for gut healing, and it's almost always the first step in her protocols for clients.

Without a healthy gut, we just cannot be healthy! In order to get minerals balanced, we need to be able to absorb and utilize them correctly. She also implements whole food nutrition and detox support in her healing protocols, and now she is sharing her knowledge with everyone else so they can learn how to heal.

Kristin runs the holistic website Sassyholistics.com where you can learn more about mineral balancing and its importance in overall health. She has been helping people heal from chronic illnesses over the last few years with her nutritional practice and is now working on sharing her methods with other practitioners so that they can do the same.