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Esther Blum: Changing Your Diet To Live a Happy Life
27th May 2021 • From Doctor To Patient • Dr Diva Nagula
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Esther Blum is an Integrative Dietitian and High Performance Coach. She has helped thousands of women permanently lose weight, eliminate the need for medication, lose stubborn belly fat, and reverse chronic illness. Esther teaches her clients how to get clear and decisive about what to eat while healing their relationship with food and their bodies.

Esther is the bestselling author of Cavewomen Don’t Get FatEat, Drink and Be GorgeousSecrets of Gorgeous, and The Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous Project. She currently maintains a busy virtual practice where she provides 360 degrees of healing with physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual support. Esther believes that diet and supplements are the foundation to healing, but treating the whole person is paramount.

Widely respected as an industry expert, Esther was voted Best Nutritionist by Manhattan Magazine. She has appeared on Dr. Oz, the Today Show, A Healthy You with Carol Alt, the ISAAC show, ABC-TV, FOX- 5’s Good Day NY, and Fox News Live. Esther is an in-demand authority frequently quoted in E!Online, In Touch, Time Magazine, The New York Post, The Los Angeles Times, In Style, Bazaar, Self, Fitness, Marie Claire, and Cosmo.

Esther received a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Simmons College in Boston and is a graduate of New York University, where she received her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition. Esther is credentialed as a registered dietitian, a certified dietitian-nutritionist and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), the certification from the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists (BCNS). She is also a member of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians in Functional Medicine, Nutritionists in Complementary Care, and the Connecticut Dietetic Association.

Esther lives in CT with her family where she can be seen cooking up a storm, going for long hikes, and blasting 80’s music by the fire pit.

4:19 Esther's entry into the field of dietetics.

9:17 Why and how nutrition is so often ignored by doctors.

11:52 Using tools like continuous glucose monitors to get to the bottom blood sugar issues.

19:07 How Esther treats the gut to resolve hormonal imbalances, sleep and mood issues, and more.

2:08 How Esther's treatment plan accounts for patient motivational pitfalls.

7:29 Ways to address stress eating.

34:51 How to gauge if you're truly ready to change your diet for the better.

37:03 Painting a complete picture with comprehensive blood work.

42:47 Using DUTCH Advanced Hormone Testing, and even brain tests to optimize the gut for greater wellbeing.

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