Sue Ward, MS CNS

Sue Ward holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in nutrition from Southern Connecticut State University and an MS in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist by the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists (BCNS) and is also trained by the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). Sue has studied nutrition and integrative medicine since 2002, taking coursework in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy, nutritional medicine and holistic living through the American University of Complementary Medicine in

Los Angeles.  

Sue has over 20 years experience working at various corporate fitness centers and spent four years as Fitness Systems' national research and development coordinator. She is the former program manager for Mattel’s on-site fitness & wellness center for 14 years where she also led nutrition/weight management programs, coordinated wellness activities, delivered seminars, conducted fitness and nutrition assessments, designed exercise programs and taught exercise classes. Sue is also a freelance writer and author of Just Cruising: Simple Fitness for Busy People. She spent over 10 years training everyday people for half and full marathons using a moderate run-walk approach.

Sue serves as the Director of Nutrition and Education at Sanoviv Medical Institute (, a world renowned integrative medical clinic and healthy living retreat. She is also a functional medicine writer, researcher, author and international speaker. Sue is passionate about human health and is committed to helping people lead healthier lives through better nutrition, physical activity and natural living. In her spare time she loves to exercise at the beach (running, walking, biking and roller-skating), hike, hula hoop to great music, watch movies and comedy, listen to music and go to live concerts, dance like no one is watching, enjoy sunshine, and spend time with her husband and yelow labrador retriever, "Sunny."

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

- William Jennings Bryan