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Susie Garcia is an award-winning Dietitian supporting others and making an impact to address better food habits, healthier living, and creating a culture of empowered eaters.

Susie is an author, speaker, media resource, and nutrition expert and offers Practical Healthy Solutions that fit into Your Lifestyle. She is co-author of Psyched to be Skinny: How to Stop Emotional Eating, Enjoy Healthy Weight Loss & Keep it Off for Life and contributing author in Start Right Marketing – The Business of Making an Impact.

Susie’s love of public speaking and promoting healthy eating began at a young age – In 4th grade she competed in her first 4-H Speech Event and won; the title of her speech was “Is Fast Food Bad Food?” and now has been speaking professionally for over 20 years.

Susie has appeared on ABC15, CBS13, KRON4, KPIX, KMAX and more. She has been a contributing author for numerous national magazines and websites including Shape.com and Veria.com. Susie has filmed two cooking video series for eHow.com as well as a première episode on Complexion Kitchen.


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Topics for Presentation

5 Secrets to Unravel Your Food Moods

Discover simple steps to being healthy and happy

Do you eat when you are bored, depressed, or anxious? Or do you find that you can’t control your eating in a social situation? In my presentation, 5 Secrets to Unravel Your Food Moods, I will teach 5 simple things that you can incorporate into your life right away to help you get off the yo-yo diet roller coaster and start to feel great. You will learn tips on how to change the neural pathways in your brain to eat for optimum nutrition.

Learn How To:

  • Reprogram your mindset to make healthier choices every day
  • Discover what simple daily activity could be sabotaging your success
  • Learn new positive programming to avoid negative associations with food
  • Discover an overlooked area of wellness that can minimize hunger

Healthy You Healthy Business

How energizing your body can energize your business

Are you so consumed with running your business or your job that you are forgetting to take care of your most important asset – YOU!? We all know that good health and vitality will increase our performance in business, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out where to start. You will learn the importance of good health habits in order to run a prosperous business. Plus – I will parallel good health and nutrition practices with good business practices providing you insight and motivation in both areas. You will be inspired to take your health as seriously as you take your business.

Learn How To:

  • Schedule your meals and snacks for optimal brain power
  • Control your business scheduling and avoid time wasting activity
  • Incorporate movement and exercise into your day to day work life
  • Select foods that provide lasting energy and may improve your memory
  • Regain a better work – health balance

Why DIET is a 4 Letter Word

Get clarity on food & nutrition trends and learn how to tell fact from fiction

Are you confused about what you should eat, when you should eat, where you should eat? Should you avoid gluten? Dairy? Should you follow a Paleo Diet? A Mediterranean Diet? It’s overwhelming! Because everyone “eats” many people will give advice or suggestions based on their personal experience – that may not be what works for you. I will give you facts about foods, nutrients and health and review Myths & Facts of current diet trends.

You will learn:

  • How to identify ‘too good to be true’ diet promises and gimmicks
  • The facts about supplements
  • How food energizes your body, and why some diet claims just don’t stand up
  • Highlights of the healthiest diets on the planet

Metabolism Makeover – 7 Steps to Get it Back!

How to Fuel Your Lifestyle and Eat for Optimum Health

Are you struggling to lose weight? Has a “muffin top” of belly fat appeared on your waistline? Unfortunately as we get older, our metabolism slows down. Changes to your work life, sitting more, commuting and lack of activity all contribute to a decline in metabolism; but it is possible to get it back. You will have a chance to assess your current metabolism and then learn 7 Simple Steps to get it back on track!

You Will learn:

  • What things you might be doing to sabotage your metabolism
  • How to become an efficient calorie burner instead of an efficient fat storer
  • The best breakfast foods to jump start your metabolism for the day
  • How to make the most out of every meal
  • How to incorporate Super Foods into your diet every day

Healthy Eating on the Go

Avoid the drive-thru and move on to clean, healthy eating

How often have you said, “I want to eat healthier, but I just don’t have time”? It doesn’t necessarily take more time to eat better. Understanding what foods are truly healthy and how to time your meals can make a busy life easier to manage. Planning ahead is often a challenge in the hustle and bustle of a busy schedule, however, it’s important to realize that you won’t be as productive if you aren’t taking care of yourself with good nutrition. I will show you some of the “fast” food choices you may be making and really open your eyes to the damage it may be causing your body.

You Will Learn:

  • My favorite tools for managing a busy schedule and staying well nourished
  • Healthier alternatives to common ‘junk/fast foods’
  • Strategies to prevent bad food decisions in the first place
  • The number one thing you can do at home to make healthy eating easier

Other Presentation Titles and Topics:

  • What’s In Your Gut?
  • Hydrate for Health
  • Nutrition for the Sports Enthusiast
  • Mindful Eating
  • Avoid Portion Distortion
  • Heart Healthy Foods You Love
  • Backpack Snacks
  • Barbeque Basics & Benefits
  • Interpreting Biometric Numbers
  • Shopping for Health
  • Experience a Virtual Grocery Store Tour
  • Myths & Facts of Power Foods
  • Dining Out with Diabetes
  • Harness Holiday Hunger
  • Preventing Holiday Weight Gain
  • Vegetarian Nutrition


Photos of Appearances

Barnes & Noble

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Marilyn Haggerty book signing event

Twin Cities Women’s Expo


UND Book Signing



Count on 2 Charleston – Boost Your Mood with Breakfast

Good Morning Sacramento – Why DIET is a 4 Letter Word

KWGN DENVER– Psyched to be Skinny

KDVR DENVER – Psyched to be Skinny

CBS 5 – Got Milk?

Appearance Videos

Unstoppable Women Conference, Charleston, SC, April 2015

Twin City Women’s Expo, February 2014


Women of Wellness Conference, February 2013 Eating for Energy Not Emotion

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Complexion Kitchen Webisode – March 2014


Companies where Susie has presented

Events & Speaking Engagements

The Enchanted Woman Business Mastery Conference, Pleasant Hill, CA; February 2016

Ladies Day of Pampering, Brentwood, CA; January 2016

Trio Skin Care VIP evening, Concord, CA; December 2015

Contra Costa Realtors in Motion, Walnut Creek, CA; November 2015

National Association for Female Executives, Oakland, CA; October 2015

Fashion Week, San Francisco, CA; September 2015

Huddle, San Francisco, CA; August 2015

Women’s Empowerment Retreat, Milpitas, CA; May 2015

Unstoppable Women’s Expo, Charleston, SC; April 2015

Pathfinder Television Series guest, Hayward, CA: March 2015

Lighten Up! Wellness Conference, Pleasanton, CA; March 2015

Road Runner Sports Hydration Clinic, Concord, CA; February 2015

Love Fest 2015, Walnut Creek, CA; February 2015

Good Day Sacramento television appearance; Sacramento, CA; January 2015

Gain the Edge Leadership & Sales Meeting, Sacramento, CA; January 2015

Accelerated Profits Workshop, San Francisco, CA; November 2014

Sacramento Women’s Expo, Sacramento, CA; October 2014

EWomen Networking Luncheon, San Francisco, CA; October 2014

Happy Healthy You Conference, Lafayette, CA; September 2014 – PHOTO GALLERY

Work & Wellness Conference, Walnut Creek, CA; September 2014

East Bay Savvy Women’s Expo, Lafayette, CA; August 2014

Access to ExpertsTV Conference, Burbank, CA; August 2014

KWGN and KDVR Denver television appearance, Denver, CO; June 2014

Skinny Secrets Live Webinar Series; March 2014

Barnes & Noble Book Signing, Minneapolis, MN; February 2014

Twin Cities Women’s Expo, Minneapolis, MN; February 2014

University of North Dakota Bookstore Book Signing, Grand Forks, ND; February 2014

Psyched to be Skinny Book Signing, Walnut Creek, CA; January 2014

Guest at Marilyn Haggerty book signing event, Grand Forks, ND; November 2013

UnMask Your Potential Speaker – Harness Holiday Hunger, Concord, CA; October 2013



Interviewed by StaciJoy on The Health Zone


Interviewed by Fantastic Frank Johnson, Brain Injury Radio Network

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EHealth Radio Network



Speaker Testimonials

Nicholas Smith – Personal Trainer

Shirlene Reeves – Certified Financial Educator, Pleasant Hill, CA

Lori Clark, Client Services, Fremont, CA

Susan Lenser, Senior Sales Director, Pleasant Hill, CA

Susan Lenser, Senior Sales Director, Pleasant Hill, CA

Thank you for coming to speak at our Mom’s Club meeting. You had a lot of great advice, which we will be able to put to good use!

Emily Strayer, GU Energy, Berkeley, CA

Susie speaks to her audience in a clear and easy to understand manner. Her knowledge is vast about nutrition and keeping the human body healthy.


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