This week, Reed Davis of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Program and I talk about practical nutrition for hormone health, weight loss, bone health and much more.
Random fact: People with a lot of moles tend to live longer than people with a lesser number of moles. Also, one human hair can support 3.5 ounces. That’s about the weight of two full size candy bars, and with hundreds of thousands of hairs on the human head, makes the tale of Rapunzel much more plausible, just still fictional.
Reed is Founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) Certification Course. He is a Clinical Advisor at BioHealth Laboratory where he helps practitioners to interpret test results and develop natural protocols that restore function instead of just treating symptoms. Reed is one of the most successful and experienced clinicians in the world, having provided functional lab assessments to over 11,000 people for hormone levels as well as adrenal, digestion, detoxification, immune system, bone density and chronic, stress-related health problems.
In this episode,we talk about
- What the endocrine system is and how it affects the entire body.
- What happens when part of the endocrine system like the thyroid, adrenals, hypothalamus, etc get out of whack?
- What are some of the most common problems that happen when the endocrine system gets out of balance.
- Why conventional treatments don’t always work for hormonal and endocrine problems and what actually does work.
- The role stress plays in hormone balance and health.
- Practical ways to address stress and hormone balance
- Some warning signs to look for when hormones are out of balance
Reed also delves in to the specifics of how to help conditions like PCOS, endometriosis, and infertility with nutrition.
Reed’s advice for a healthier life? Wake up with a positive attitude. He also recommends the book “The Richest Man in Babylon” as one of his favorite books.
You can find out more about Reed and his Functional Diagnostic Nutrition training program here. He also has a program for patients called FDN self care where you can get lab tests and specific help.
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