Fran Benedict

Health and Nutrition Counselor

Fran Benedict is a certified health and nutrition counselor and the founder of SimplyMindful.com. She has been on a path of health promotion and behavior for more than 15 years and loves discovering new ways to bring attention and intention into everyday life. She believes in the extraordinary power of the mind to create a quality of life every person deserves, with an emphasis on the relation to oneself as the foundation for everything else.

A member of American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Fran enjoys supporting a range of health-promotion initiatives from multi-week wellness programs in the corporate setting, to nutritional educational programs for non-profit organizations, to the collaboration and execution of global initiatives that promote mindfulness in the technology age.

Fran loves friends, family, nature, organic gardening, cooking, running, yoga, meditation, swimming, camping, exploring, photography, dancing, and not taking herself too seriously. 

Articles by Fran Benedict

Keeping up with a modern, fast-paced lifestyle can leave little time for tuning into your needs. Learn how to better meet them by practicing mindfulness while you eat.Read More
In a highly connected, chaotic world, cooking can be a wonderful tool to become grounded and centered—something that seems more important than ever. Learn how to be fully present in the kitchen and reap the benefits.Read More
Stress can take quite a toll on your mind and body. Learn how to fight against oxidative stress through proper nutrition.Read More
With so many options for seafood, it’s hard to know how to enjoy it in ways that benefit your health and the environment. Follow these tips when shopping for fish and you’ll be well on your way.Read More
Humans are contributing to global warming through the emission of 15 million tons of carbon dioxide each day. Want to reduce your carbon footprint in every way possible? Here are five ways you can reduce emissions in the garden.Read More