What is Nutritional Endocrinology
Nutritional Endocrinology is the study of balancing the endocrine system using food, nutrients, and lifestyle factors.
The endocrine system, also referred to as the hormone system, is the body’s master controller.
Hormones are responsible for controlling or regulating ALL of the body’s essential processes.
Imbalances in hormone production lead to chronic and debilitating health problems, and are the leading causes of diseases of all types.
By learning and applying the Food First principles of Nutritional Endocrinology to create personalized nutrition and lifestyle plans with your clients, patients, and loved ones, you’ll be able to go deep to the heart of their complex health challenges and provide the guidance and tools they need to restore balance, regain their health, and live life to its fullest.
Your practice will thrive when you are known for getting real results, and you have the tools with which to create a successful practice.
You’ll become the go-to practitioner for complex cases and your clients and patients will call you their miracle worker.
Metabolic Health, Food Quality, Fasting, and More
with Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo.
01:16 – The primary causes of insulin resistance
06:10 – The fatty acids and metabolism link
12:00 – How caloric excess affects your health
18:12 – Common signs and symptoms of blood sugar issues and insulin resistance
23:23 – The benefits of insulin-sensitizing agents
27:43 – The link between body fat and insulin resistance
29:23 – The DIETFITS Study and calories
32:00 – Dietary quality
44:32 – Intermittent fasting for women
53:09 – How to find the optimal carb to fat ratio for you
Functional Health and Nutrition with Dr Ritamarie