My guest Kathleen had signs of autoimmune problems for many years, but a traumatic injury and surgery left her paralyzed with no evidence of nerve damage. She was able to slowly regain mobility, thanks to nutrition and focus on gut health.
Kathleen DiChiara is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, BioIndividual Nutrition Practitioner, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, health advocate, and professionally trained chef. For the past decade she has been committed to dismantling the chronic disease epidemic by empowering and educating her audience to reconnect to their nutritional wisdom so they can harness the power of their microbiome to regenerate health at home.
Her experience and interest in functional nutrition and gut health sits at the intersection of mindset, daily habits, and the microbiome -- which she describes in her most recent awardwinning book, End Chronic Disease: The Healing Power of Beliefs, Behaviors, and Bacteria (Hay House | Penguin Random House 2020). Kathleen is also the President and Founder of Rhode to Health, Inc. and Nutritional Intelligence Academy.™
She serves as a Nutrition Advisor for the Bionutrient Food Association and as an Advisor for Social Enterprise Greenhouse and their Health and Wellness Initiative. She is also a Board member on the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Kathleen is a well-respected national speaker and has been featured on a wide range of media outlets and international broadcasts. She was also the main feature in a multiple award-winning documentary film called Secret Ingredients.