Hello and welcome back for a new episode of This Sacred Life.™ A soulful, sensual, and sacred podcast for women.

This month I have the pleasure of sharing a conversation with Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Tamar Samuels about how we can support our beautiful bodies with nutrition, counseling, kindness, and understanding.

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Tamar’s unique and holistic approach to healthcare integrates functional medicine, positive psychology, and behavioral change techniques pulled from her training in clinical nutrition and coaching science. Tamar has her Masters in Clinical Nutrition from New York University and is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She is also the co-founder of Culina Health.

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Topics covered in this episode:

  • Coventina – Purification came up to support our conversation today.
  • How to know it’s time to partner with a Nutritionist.
  • Uncovering disordered eating: stress eating, emotional eating, and binge eating.
  • How to shift health behaviors through positive psychology and neuroscience: mindset, consistent habits, maintaining motivation, and goal setting.
  • The benefits of personalized and functional medicine.
  • How functional medicine can help women navigate menopause.


You can find Tamar on Instagram here and Culina Health on Instagram here. Tamar has been featured in Huffington Post, Byrdie, Hello Giggles, and more. In addition, Well + Good named her one of the top holistic nutritionists in New York City and SHAPE listed her as one of the top black nutritionists and dieticians to follow.

Schedule a FREE consultation with one of Tamar’s board-certified dieticians at Culina Health.



About Shann Vander Leek

Shann Vander Leek

Shann is a Transformational Leader, Award-Winning Podcaster, Best-Selling Author, Voice Over Talent, Podcast Coach, and Producer. She lives in the village of Suttons Bay, Michigan with her beloved husband and mouthy old cat. This Goddess Shines!