wellness speaks, functional medicine

Wellness Speaks 004: MINISODE: Our Favorite Leaders in Functional Medicine and Nutrition

Welcome to Wellness Speaks’ first Minisode!! In this minisode, Jade and Shawna discuss their favorite leaders in functional medicine and nutrition. These are just a few of the people that Jade and Shawna follow in the functional medicine world. There has been an enormous amount of wealth shared between all of these practitioners/nutritional educators. There are many, many more experts in this field that have been inspiring ….these are just the ones that made this first list!

I've added the names here and recommend grabbing these books!


Chris Kresser—

Licensed Acupuncturist who is also a functional medicine leading expert.

                                Author of Unconventional Medicine and The Paleo Code


Dr. Mark Hyman-MD

Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic's Center for Functional Medicine, has really amazing TED talks and YouTube videos.

                                Authors: Eat Fat, Get Thin and Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook 

Rich Roll

—ultra athlete , plant based nutrition

                             Authors: Plant Powered WayFinding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself


Kelly Brogan—MD,

Leading expert and researcher in clinical depression for women

                                Authors: A Mind of Your Own


Neill Barnard—MD-

-adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and founder of Barnard Medical Center.

                                Authors:  Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs


Dr. Sara Gottfried==MD., OBGYN, Hormone expert

                                Authors: Hormone Cure, Hormone Reset Diet

Michael Pollan

                                In Defense of Foods, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World, the Omnivores Dilemma


Aviva Romm is an MD, Herbalist, and Midwife.

                                Authors: Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and HealthBotanical Medicine for Women's HealthThe Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth with Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices, and many more! 




We would love for you to subscribe, rate and review our podcast! We appreciate your support!

Posted in Podcast.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *