In this episode Katya interviews Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo about hormones and the best way to correct hormonal issues so common today. Healthy diet might be the only way to restore the balance. Dr. Ritamarie explains what foods support the hormonal health and which foods should be avoided.
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is fiercely committed to transforming our current broken disease-care system into a true health care system where each and every practitioner is skilled at finding the root cause of health challenges and using ancient healing wisdom married with modern scientific research to restore balance.
As the founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, Dr. Ritamarie specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore balance to hormones with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal, and insulin imbalances. Her practitioner training programs empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the master controller.
Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certifications in Acupuncture, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and HeartMath®. She’s also a certified living foods chef, instructor, and coach, and she has trained and certified hundreds of others in the art of using palate-pleasing whole fresh food as medicine.
A best-selling author, speaker, and internationally recognized nutrition and women’s health authority with over 23 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ritamarie offers online courses, long- distance coaching and counseling, and deeply empowering and informative live events. Her wildly popular practitioner certification program empowers health and wellness professionals to unravel the mystery of their clients’ complex health challenges, so they become known as go-to practitioners for true healing and lasting results.
- http://www.drritamarie.com/ – Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo’s website with many resources
InstituteofNutritionalEndocrin ology.com – the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology
Dr. Ritamarie’s Thai Coconut Curry Soup Recipe:
- 1/2 cup coconut butter or the flesh of 3 young Thai coconuts
- 1-inch piece of ginger root or galangal
- 1 – 2 limes, juice of (about 1/4 cup)
- 2 tablespoons dried lemongrass or 10 drops lemongrass essential oil
- 1 kefir lime leaf (optional, but very nice) or 5 drops lime essential oil
- 1/4 – 1 teaspoon sea salt (to taste)
- 1 teaspoon kelp powder or extra salt
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 – 2 teaspoons Thai curry powder
- 1 Thai or other hot chili
- 3-4 cups diced vegetables, raw or lightly steamed
Blend everything together and serve.
Each episode, Katya Trent, a Certified Health Coach, and founder of Health Coaches of Kentucky, has a conversation with a doctor about important wellness issues that can help you make a difference in your health. If you have questions about this episode or have a question you would like me to ask a doctor in my next episode just email me.
The only purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. It is no substitute for professional care by a doctor or other qualified medical professional.