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Denis Faye

Congratulations to Denis Faye who received a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Summa cum Laude. Denis also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has lived in Australia and France and written for publications including The New York Times, Outside, Wired, and Men’s Journal.  Denis is a veteran surfer and competitive cyclist. His personal health experience utilizes holistic methods including yoga and meditation to heal his body. Denis is also the Chief Nutrition Consultant at Beachbody, a company that produces fitness and nutrition products, where his philosophies emphasize whole foods and the importance of overall well-being over weight loss. His thesis, Overreaching and Undereating: A Holistic Nutritional Approach to Overtraining in Endurance Sports focuses on holistic nutritional interventions for overtraining, particularly pertaining to endurance athletes. You can read more of his writing on his blog at


MSHN Graduate Denis Faye