Ending the Confusion Around Immune System Balancing

Series 2 Ep 18
This week’s episode focuses on how to maintain a healthy immune system within the current pandemic. Autoimmune disease is at an all time high, and in this episode we cover some of the questions our practitioners ask about the immune system. There are no miracle drugs or vaccines to deal with autoimmune disease, but it’s possible to be empowered to help your patients to avoid the ravages of autoimmune disease and even reverse them.


  • [02:00] Statistics of autoimmune conditions.
  • [08:00] Practitioners need to use their knowledge and experience to be out there educating the parents.
  • [12:00] By making one change a week, by 52 weeks you’ve made a lot of headway.
  • [18:00] As a health practitioner, you owe it to people to ask the right questions.
  • [22:00] We have the power to prevent needless suffering and to make diet and lifestyle changes that will improve and possibly save people’s lives.


  • Autoimmune diseases are at an all-time high, and there are no miracle drugs or vaccines to deal with this.
  • Some of the conditions affecting the immune system are the standard Western diet, toxic environments, and toxic emotions.
  • We need to educate parents and families how changing diet and lifestyle can assist in preventing and reversing autoimmune diseases and their symptoms.


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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.