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Lorrie founded Life Design Nutrition over 20 years ago and passed on the business to Dr. Eric Schluter in 2015 shortly before her passing. As a certified nutritionist, Lorrie ranked in the top 10 in the country. Having seen more than 12,000 clients, she was uniquely qualified to teach, write and counsel people on lifestyle, health and weight loss. Lorrie and Dr. Schluter worked closely together and shared the same philosophy when it came to nutrition. Dr. Schluter carries on Lorrie’s legacy by giving his clients the same quality care Lorrie would have.
Author and motivational speaker, Lorrie Medford had a B.A. in Communications and was a licensed Certified Nutritionist from The American Health Science University. She also held a certification as a personal trainer from The International Sports Science Association (ISSA). She was involved with the Oklahoma Speakers Association and she also served on the Advisory Board for Standard Process, Inc.
As a health researcher and journalist, Lorrie studied nutrition, whole-foods cooking, herbs, health, fitness, and motivation for more than 40 years. Lorrie taught her weight-loss class at a local junior college and through her own business for more than 25 years, and taught natural foods cooking classes in Spokane, Washington and Tulsa, Oklahoma for several years.
Lorrie was a nutritional consultant to the Miss Oklahoma organization and counseled former Miss Oklahoma winners including: Casey Preslar (2002), Kelley Scott (2003), Elizabeth Kenney (2004) and Jennifer Warren (2005). She also counseled Miss America (2006), Jennifer Berry and Miss America (2001), Lauren Nelson. Lorrie was also the nutritional consultant for the Tulsa Oilers Hockey Team. Other clients included Jim Stovall, singer and musician Yancy, saxophonist Jerome Lee, and pianist Daniel Kleefeld.
Lorrie had a rich history of community involvement teaching nutrition and was a sought-after speaker for civic groups, churches, hospitals, and wellness organizations. She was uniquely qualified to write about health and fitness. Lorrie knew what it’s like to be a cranky calorie counter obsessed with foods, dieting, and striving to be thin. After struggling with her weight for many years, Lorrie lost more than 35 pounds and kept it off for more than thirty years.