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!
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
—ultra athlete , plant based nutrition
Authors: Plant Powered Way, Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself
Leading expert and researcher in clinical depression for women
Authors: A Mind of Your Own
-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
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 Health, Botanical Medicine for Women's Health, The 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!
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