Dietary Approaches to Reversing Autoimmune Conditions With Dr. Terry Wahls

New Series 3 Episode 17
In this episode, we explore how auto-immune disorders can be managed using the power of foods. Our guest is Dr. Terry Wahls, an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. Terry has assisted thousands of patients to reverse their autoimmune disorders and has trained hundreds of health and wellness practitioners to do the same with their patients. Tune in to learn how to assist your clients in reversing their autoimmune conditions, by adding or removing foods from their diets, to make changes to their immune system health.


  • [04:00] Introducing Terry Wahls
  • [08:00] Terry Wahls experience in a conventional medical background.
  • [16:00] Where to start with you patients who have an autoimmune disease.
  • [20:00] How to approach patients who have already removed foods from their diet.
  • [26:00] Terry believes that we could anticipate a higher quality of life in improved function, if we addressed self care routines.
  • [30:00] Trialing removing different foods from the diet.
  • [34:00] Omega-3s and brain health.
  • [40:00] Information for Terry Wahls trainings and resources.


  • Many people with autoimmune disorders are told by the medical industry there is no solution in reversing the disorder.
  • There are alternative ways to reversing autoimmune conditions, by focusing on food and diet.
  • Terry Wahls has had a huge impact in the autoimmune world and her trainings are available to assist practitioners and patients.


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Ritamarie Loscalzo

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is a best-selling author and speaker known for her extensive knowledge, infectious energy, and inspirational message that encourages individuals to become their own best health advocate. She is an internationally recognized nutrition and health authority who specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore hormone balance with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal and insulin imbalances. She founded the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology to empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health concerns by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the body's master controller.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master’s in Human Nutrition, has completed a 2-year, 500-hour Herbal Medicine Program at David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies and has a master's degree in Computer Science, which contributes to her skills as an ace problem solver.