Lauren O'Connor

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Los Angeles, California
California State University – Long Beach, California State University – Los Angeles, Yoga Angels International School Of Yoga/teacher Training
Digestive And Heart Health, Yoga Fitness, Stress Management
  • As a health professional, Lauren focuses on mindful eating and stress reduction to help her clients achieve relief from chronic acid reflux (GERD).
  • Lauren is a strong advocate of yoga fitness and meditation to achieve mental clarity, balance, and overall confidence. She teaches yoga at her local YMCA.
  • Lauren's second cookbook entitled Healthy Cooking for One is ranked by VeryWell Fit as one of "The 13 Best Cookbooks of 2023".


Lauren O'Connor is a registered dietitian, five-time cookbook author, and freelance writer specializing in gut health, fitness, and culinary nutrition. She is a regular contributor to health-focused, food, and lifestyle outlets such as Livestrong, Health Digest and Daily Meal. She manages her own site at, where she delivers evidence-based, digestible advice as well as a wide variety of recipes for healthy eating. When not at work, she can be found hiking in her local hills and singing with her community songsters at the Birdhouse "Band of Singers".


Lauren O'Connor received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach and her Masters in Nutritional Science from California State University, Los Angeles, where she received an Arthur Kong Memorial scholarship and was accepted into the highly esteemed Coordinated Dietetics Program. She became a registered dietitian in 2007 and has used her communications and writing skillset throughout her career in the field of nutrition.

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