Tom Malterre is a Functional Medicine Trained nutritionist with over 10 years of experience in clinical practice and teaches about allergies and intolerances. He has two nutritional science degrees from Bastyr University and, along with his wife Ali, has authored three books. Their most recent book is titled The Elimination Diet. In his free time, Tom loves to harvest wild roots, shoots, and fruits in the mountains with his five children. He has chosen to focus his career on educating his patients about why intolerances happen in our bodies. Tom teaches about why allergies and intolerances are more and more common in our population today and how those statistics are directly related to the food we eat as well as our surroundings.

Intolerances In Our Society

On Today’s show we about why allergies and intolerances are on the rise. Tom shares which foods he finds are the most problematic foods for a number of symptoms and which foods are most helpful at eliminating symptoms. We go through details of the elimination diet—how and why it works. There are a number of different intolerances that we can develop to different foods. If you think you have an intolerance to something, consult your doctor to get a proper diagnosis and discuss ways to treat it. You can also consult your doctor for a number of ways to help you handle your intolerance without having to make drastic changes to your lifestyle.

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