Tara DiFrancesco MS, CNS, LDN


Tara DiFrancesco is an Adjunct Faculty member at Sonoran University’s College of Nutrition. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), a Clinical Herbalist, and a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN) in the states of Massachusetts and Florida. Tara has a private practice offering nutrition and herbal counseling services, specializing in preconception, pregnancy, postpartum, gastrointestinal and mental health. In addition, Tara is an herbal researcher and writer at The Botanical Institute, an online evidence-based resource for herbs and botanical medicine.


  • Maryland University of Integrative Health – Master of Science, Nutrition and Herbal Medicine
  • Worcester State University – Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Mental Health

Classes Teaching:

Tara teaches Nutrition Across the Lifecycle II: Preconception, Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy & Childhood


Tara is currently working on publishing “Guide to Herbal Safety in Pregnancy & Lactation.”

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