Lifelong health and vitality are our birth-right!

Nutrition consultations incorporate the Mind- Body connection to our food and lifestyle choices to help develop a new way of eating that is sustainable for each individual.

Meet Our Nutritionists

Learn more about our skilled nutrition team, their training and professional experience.

What is Functional Nutrition?

Learn how Functional Nutrition can help you achieve highest expression of health.

What to Expect

Here’s what to expect if you decide to partner with one of our nutritionist.

Our Recipes

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Quick Cauliflower Coconut Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for vegetarians or meat eaters. And it’s full of healthy fats! Comforting and warm, it’s one the whole family can enjoy for dinner. Add in some chicken or tofu for extra protein. If you’re enjoying a…

From Our Blog

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The Wrong Gut Bugs Can Make You Fat and Sick (and How to Fix Them)

Stop a second and consider this:  You share your body with about 100 trillion other organisms. These bacterial cells live in your skin, mouth, nose, yet most of them reside in your digestive system and especially your large intestine. Imagine that. 100 trillion orgasms. In fact, these bacterial cells outweigh human cells by about 10 to 1. Among their duties, these bacteria allow you to get nutrients from food. They’re responsible for training your immune system to know what can…
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5 Steps to Break the Cycle of Chronic Urinary Tract Infections

As a child, I had chronic urinary tract infections.  I was treated with multiple antibiotics from the age of 5 until age 17.  This chronic use of antibiotics impacted my skin and my digestive system.  It may have even contributed to the breast cancer I got at age 30.   Throughout my training in medical school and  functional medicine, I learned the importance of avoiding antibiotics as much as possible.  Recurrent use of antibiotics increases your risk of getting another infection…
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A Functional Medicine Approach to Autism

As of March 2016, the CDC estimated that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Key diagnostic criteria for ASD include repetitive patterns of behavior, interest, or activities and deficits in social interaction and language.  The recommended early intensive behavioral therapy can be helpful, but many times there is much more that we can do! One of the most rewarding things I do every day at The Ultrawellness Center is work with children on the autism spectrum.…