About Us

Who am I?


Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P. (Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner) is a passionate foodie who works as an International Media Nutritionist. After experiencing a serious health crisis in her early 20’s, Margaux created her website (AuthenticSelfWellness.com) as a way to share her newfound nutrition knowledge with those interested in living a healthy and happy life.

The response to the website was overwhelming! People love Margaux’s articles, videos, and nutritious recipes. The media loves her too! Margaux has been featured in The Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, Prevention.com, Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Yahoo News, Shape.com, SheKnows.com, Shop NBC, and many media outlets. Margaux travels around the world, hosting nutrition workshops and seminars on a variety of topics.Margaux’s mission is simple: to share her love of authentic wellness with the world. Her greatest joy is meeting with her fans and getting them excited about the topic of nutrition.  Margaux’s approach to health and wellness has always been simple, straight-forward, and uplifting…because after all, it’s fun to feel fabulous with food!


 “Margaux J. Rathbun is a leading authority on natural approaches to health and diet, taking a holistic approach that includes complementary medicine, nutritional medicine, the latest scientific breakthroughs, and easy, inspiring and practical ideas for improving your life and diet. Her accessible, warm, engaging approach makes her one of Nature & Health’s most popular feature writers.“

– Pamela Allardice, Editor in Chief Nature and Health Magazine

“Margaux J Rathbun combines her extensive knowledge as a Nutritionist along with a clear and entertaining communication style to present health information that is easy to understand and relevant in today’s modern world. There is so much contradictory information out there today that it is wonderful to have Margaux’s clear voice rising above the din of misinformation.”

– Gray Graham, President of The Nutritional Therapy Association and Biotics Research Products NW

“Margaux, the top nutrition contributor to my websites FitPerez.com and Perezitos.com, is the one to connect with readers. My website visitors really respond well to her because she makes nutrition and healthy eating fun! Margaux isn’t your typical nutritionist, telling you to lose weight and eat lots of carrots and tofu. She talks about how tasty whole foods make us feel fabulous.”
– Perez Hilton, Celebrity Blogger

“Margaux’s fresh and energetic approach to eating healthy can help anyone begin to take charge of their health with nutrition. Her creative meal ideas show us how to incorporate wholesome foods into our diets, while explaining how the nutrients found in each food promotes optimal health. I highly recommend her!”  

– Jessica Smith, Fitness Lifestyle Expert for the media 

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 Disclaimer: This website is not intended to treat, diagnose, or cure any disease. It is meant to educate and inspire you to live an authentically healthy life.  If you are experiencing a medical condition or emergency, please contact your local health care professional. FTC DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my work through this website, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. That being said, I do not receive any type of monetary compensation for my Authentic Product Picks (product reviews).