About the Author
Susie Colles, PhD grew up in Australia, trained as a dietitian, and spent many years in dietetic practice in Western nutrition and clinical health settings. She then initiated research in eating behavior and obesity, completed a PhD, lectured at university, and maintained her practice in nutritional, behavioral, and cognitive counseling. Susie’s passion took her to southern Africa where she worked in women’s health development, as well as to remote Aboriginal communities in northern Australia, and most recently to rural India. For the past seven years Susie has studied and practiced Āyurveda under experienced Indian and Western practitioners including Vaidya Atreya Smith and Dr. Sunil Joshi. She lives in the hills of India.