Helping You eat to prevent the apocalypse

Ryan D. Andrews, MS, MA, RD, CSCS


About RYan

I completed my education in exercise and nutrition at the University of Northern Colorado, Kent State University, and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

I write, speak, and counsel others in nutrition, exercise, and health. I authored Drop The Fat Act & Live Lean, A Guide to Plant-Based Eating (download for free below), and coauthored The Essentials of Sport and Exercise Nutrition Certification Manual

I eat plenty of legumes, save leftovers, support sustainable farms, and discuss soil health and social gatherings.


My Specialties

Writing and speaking about sustainable eating

Coaching others to eat a sustainable diet

Movement programs

My Book

Drop The Fat Act & Live Lean - Amazon

Download My Free E-Book

  • It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter
    — Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Growing your own food is like printing your own money
    — Ron Finley
  • It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it
    — Upton Sinclair
  • Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
    — Albert Einstein
  • If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it
    — John Irving
  • There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it
    — Oscar Wilde
  • I hope everybody could get rich and famous and will have everything they ever dreamed of, so they will know that it's not the answer
    — Jim Carrey
  • Cheap food is an illusion. There is no such thing as cheap food. The real cost of the food is paid somewhere
    — Michael Pollan
  • Calories count. I just don't believe in counting them
    — Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • One of the greatest opportunities to live our values - or betray them - lies in the food we put on our plates
    — Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
    — Albert Einstein
  • The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle to finding the answer
    — Thomas J Watson
  • If everyone of us would sweep their own doorstep, the whole world would be clean
    — Mother Teresa


  • I’ve been involved in fitness and nutrition since 1996.
  • I was a nationally competitive bodybuilder from 1996-2001.
  • I have two graduate degrees. One in nutrition. One in exercise.
  • I studied and trained at the University of Northern Colorado, Kent State University, and Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • I’m a registered dietitian.
  • I’m a registered yoga teacher (certified RYT-200).
  • I’m a movement/exercise coach (certified through the NSCA and ACSM).
  • I worked with Precision Nutrition from 2007-2017.
  • I’ve coached over 1,600 clients.
  • I’ve given hundreds of presentations.
  • I’ve written hundreds of articles.
  • I’ve worked in school lunch and after school cooking/nutrition programs.
  • I've been helping on sustainable farms since 2009.