Don Matesz is a philosopher, herbalist and nutrition counselor. He has over two decades of experience in the fields of nutrition, fitness, and natural health care, and is the author of over two dozen articles on nutrition published in popular health-oriented journals.
Don has a master's degree in philosophy (with a concentration in Asian philosophy), and received his certification in comprehensive nutrition counseling from the American Academy of Nutrition. He is also certified in Chinese herbology, having received his training from the Institute of Chinese Herbology.
Don is currently a student at Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture in Phoenix, Arizona. Before enrolling at the institute, he and his wife Rachel studied and taught macrobiotics. Together, they self-published The Nourishment for Life Cookbook. In 2004, they released a new book entitled The Garden of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet and Cookbook.