top of page

Short Bio

Dr. Ruby Lathon is a certified holistic nutritionist, wellness coach and an advocate for the life-saving benefits of plant-based nutrition. Dr. Ruby inspires with a powerful story of recovering from thyroid cancer through alternative treatment focused on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Dr. Ruby worked as a researcher and an award winning engineer, and now teaches others how to re-engineer their health and live disease free.
Dr. Lathon earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Oakwood University. Dr. Lathon received her nutrition training and certification at the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine. Dr. Lathon served as Nutrition Policy Manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, where she developed and led a national grassroots campaign to advocate legislation for more healthful, plant-based meal options in the National School Lunch Program.  Dr. Lathon is host of The Veggie Chest, an online, plant-based cooking show and is featured in the new documentary, What the Health. Through her organization, Roadmap to Holistic Health, Dr. Lathon hosts health conferences, workshops and vegan cooking classes and provides customized nutritional consultations and coaching programs.

Downloadable Images

Please use all or any of the high resolution images for Dr. Ruby Lathon. (PDF versions)


Press and Media

For all media inquiries, please contact:


Imani Lester

Media Relations
Phone: 202-494-3525

February 2019


Guest on 

Good Morning Washington


ABC7/NewsChannel 8

Click Here to Watch

Copy of GMW-Feb2019_edited.jpg

May 2018

September 2017


Guest on the

Karen Hunter Show

Sirus XM Radio

Channel 126

(Click images to hear clips)

July 2017


NewsOne Now

TV Appearance 

on the Roland Martin Show


April  2017

Big Impact Podcast Interview with Anna Chilshom


Click Here to Listen

May 2017 - WPFW 89-3FM -Washington, DC


For Your Health - Arsenic in Food

For Your Health - Host: Dr. Ted Watkins

Jan 2017/Oct 2016 - Sound Health Options

Interview with Sharry & Richard

Healing Never Tasted so Good!

Click Here to Listen


Healing a Cancerous Tumor Naturally

Click Here to Listen

7 March 2014 - Channel 9 News TV - Interview/Cooking Demonstration


Click Here to Watch

Jan 2014 - Love 860 Atlanta:

Food 4 Your Soul - Interview

Host: India Hines - Dr. Ruby

 Oct 2013 - America Meditating Blog Talk Radio - Interview

Host: Sister Jenna - Dr. Ruby
bottom of page