Heather Jacobsen, a former researcher and writer for the National Academy of Sciences, is a women’s health advocate and adenomyosis conqueror.
Heather has a Master’s in Science from the University of Kent in Canterbury (UK) and a BA from the University of Virginia. She has given a TEDx talk on nutrition and written articles about the gluten-free and paleo diet for the online magazine, Stuffed Pepper
. Her book Going Gluten-Free: 7 Surprising Facts You Should Know if You Want to Achieve Dietary Success,
was a Book of Note on the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition magazine. She also founded the Facebook group, Natural Endometriosis and Adenomyosis Treatment (NEAT)
, which she still currently administers.
In addition to science writing, Heather also writes memoir, poetry, and fiction. Her poetry has been featured on PBSNewsHour Online, Medium, Headline Poetry & Press
and Poets Reading the New
s. She also founded the Central Shoreline Writer’s Group and led it in 2019.
Heather lives with her husband, two children and three cats in Connecticut.