Leona West, CN, CH

Nutritionist & Herbalist located in Santa Monica, CA

Meet Leona West:

Over the last decade Leona has helped thousands of people regain their health and wellbeing while meeting their goals through food first. She has been the go to nutritionist in Los Angeles for locals and families as well as Southern California industry leaders and even other practitioners and doctors seek her unique and thoughtful food as medicine approach for themselves and their patients. Leona also works with people all over the country and the world offering teleconsults.

Leona favors traditional modalities that honor the whole person and combines this approach with cutting edge functional and nutritional lab testing for the most individualized approach. She has observed that even the simplest of food and lifestyle changes can have a significant and positive effect in how a person feels in their body and mind and how it reflects in their entire lives.

Leona is a family practitioner trained as an Integrative Functional Nutritionist. She completed her training and certification in Nutritional Medicine and in Herbal Medicine through The American University of Complementary Medicine located in Los Angeles. For almost a decade Leona has trained in and has been a part of the evolution of Functional Medicine. Leona has trained through the Institute of Functional Medicine and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine with additional certification in functional endocrinology and functional lab analysis through the University of Bridgeport and taught by Dr. Datis Kharrazian of the Kharrazian Institute.

Leona is also trained and certified in Culinary Nutrition through the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. She is also certified in Nutrigenomic Medicine through Dietitians of Canada. Leona is certified as a Personal Trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is also a DONA certified Birth Doula and a certified First Line Therapy Practitioner. Endlessly fascinated by the power of food and the human body’s capacity to heal, Leona continues to study the latest research coming out in Nutrition Science while spending equal time in the kitchen and her local Farmers Markets. Leona helps her clients cut through the many conflicting trends and get to the heart of what is key for their own health in a practical, positive and supportive environment.

"Leona is the best health care professional I have ever consulted."

- Greta H. West Hills

"Leona is the most knowledgeable person you can find in the field of nutrition!"

- Pedro U. Los Angeles, CA

"Leona is absolutely brilliant and makes the process a truly enjoyable experience!"

- Laura L., Santa Monica, CA

"All I can say is that Leona pretty much saved my life!"

- Conrad R. Los Angeles, CA

"I wish I could have a mini-Leona with me at all times. She actually cares about her clients and their wellbeing! She is more than a nutritionist. She is a trusted partner!"

- Ziba A. Los Angeles, CA

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Over the last decade Leona has helped thousands of people regain their health and wellbeing while meeting their goals through food first. She has been the go to nutritionist in Los Angeles for locals and families as well as Southern California industry leaders and even other practitioners and doctors seek her unique and thoughtful food as medicine approach for themselves and their patients. Leona also works with people all over the country and the world offering teleconsults.

Leona favors traditional modalities that honor the whole person and combines this approach with cutting edge functional and nutritional lab testing for the most individualized approach. She has observed that even the simplest of food and lifestyle changes can have a significant and positive effect in how a person feels in their body and mind and how it reflects in their entire lives.

Leona is a family practitioner trained as an Integrative Functional Nutritionist. She completed her training and certification in Nutritional Medicine and in Herbal Medicine through The American University of Complementary Medicine located in Los Angeles. For almost a decade Leona has trained in and has been a part of the evolution of Functional Medicine. Leona has trained through the Institute of Functional Medicine and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine with additional certification in functional endocrinology and functional lab analysis through the University of Bridgeport and taught by Dr. Datis Kharrazian of the Kharrazian Institute.

Leona is also trained and certified in Culinary Nutrition through the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. She is also certified in Nutrigenomic Medicine through Dietitians of Canada. Leona is certified as a Personal Trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is also a DONA certified Birth Doula and a certified First Line Therapy Practitioner. Endlessly fascinated by the power of food and the human body’s capacity to heal, Leona continues to study the latest research coming out in Nutrition Science while spending equal time in the kitchen and her local Farmers Markets. Leona helps her clients cut through the many conflicting trends and get to the heart of what is key for their own health in a practical, positive and supportive environment.

"Leona is the best health care professional I have ever consulted."

- Greta H. West Hills

"Leona is the most knowledgeable person you can find in the field of nutrition!"

- Pedro U. Los Angeles, CA

"Leona is absolutely brilliant and makes the process a truly enjoyable experience!"

- Laura L., Santa Monica, CA

"All I can say is that Leona pretty much saved my life!"

- Conrad R. Los Angeles, CA

"I wish I could have a mini-Leona with me at all times. She actually cares about her clients and their wellbeing! She is more than a nutritionist. She is a trusted partner!"

- Ziba A. Los Angeles, CA


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