About Jess Higgins Kelley

Founder & CEO


Jess is available for practitioner and organizational trainings, speaking engagements, and writing projects.

Jess is a Master Nutrition Therapist, Oncology Nutrition Consultant, teacher, writer, and nutrition education program developer. An Oncology Nutrition Consultant for over a decade, Jess has extensive experience working with cancer and chronic illness clients from around the globe. She is also the co-author of two books, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2017) and Bioregulatory Medicine: An Innovative Holistic Approach to Self-Healing (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2018).

Jess is the Founder and Director at the Oncology Nutrition Institute which provides online certification programs for professionals  and education for the public in therapeutic metabolic nutrition. 


Jess has completed continuing education certifications in Environmental Medicine through the University of Arizona Medical School, Endocrinology and Blood Chemistry Analysis through Apex Energetics, and Methylation and Clinical Nutrigenomics through Bastyr University.  Jess was an instructor at the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado from 2011-2017. She believes strongly in empowerment through education, and offers speaking, webinars and training programs to the general public and clinicians throughout the world. 

She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Western State Colorado University and has written health and nutrition articles for a variety of local and national publications including Ski, Skiing, Idaho Magazine, Portland Press Herald, and is the former managing editor of Edible Southwest Magazine.  A former Captain and lead Hurricane Island Outward Bound Sailing Instructor, Jess strongly believes in physical activity and spending as much time as possible outdoors connecting with nature. When not writing, teaching, or consulting with clients, Jess is trail running, skiing, surfing, sailing, doing yoga, gardening or spending time with her family. 

Listen to Jess' Interview on the
Paleo Magazine Podcast
Listen to Jess' Interview on commonly asked questions in Oncology Nutrition with Believe Big
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