ReInvent Healthcare

ReInvent Healthcare

Reinvent Healthcare is a podcast that provides support, insight, and cutting edge information for health and wellness practitioners passionately committed to transforming our broken, disease-focused, healthcare system. Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, your host and founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, shares her 30 plus years of clinical experience using science-based, nutritional and natural approaches for successfully correcting the imbalances that lead to chronic disease. Her vast knowledge, infectious energy, and love for all things geeky will provide listeners with the kind of insights and information found nowhere else. Her commitment to and success in supporting the body's own ability to heal makes her a proven leader in the field of functional healthcare. An internationally recognized nutrition and women’s health authority, Dr. Ritamarie’s goal is to provide practitioners with the knowledge and tools needed to guide their clients to optimal, lasting health. Reinvent Healthcare provides that rare opportunity to thoroughly explore complicated issues. Dr. Ritamarie and expert guests will devote an entire month to a complex health topic, focusing on specific aspects each week. In the final episode, she will respond to questions submitted by her listeners, making Reinvent Healthcare a uniquely interactive and personal experience. Dr. Ritamarie leads the way in the exploration and use of proven, science-backed, restorative therapeutics that go well beyond treating symptoms and get to the root cause of disease. Using diet, exercise, adaptogens, fasting, intermittent fasting, effective and directed supplementation, blood sugar and ketone testing, vitamin and mineral analysis, and herbal therapy, Dr. Ritamarie proves repeatedly that our bodies have an innate wisdom to heal when supported properly. A self-proclaimed geek with a gift for teaching, Dr. Ritamarie will use nutritional endocrinology, nutrigenomics, epigenetics, functional assessments, and comprehensive lab testing, to take a deep dive into the science behind stubborn, yet common conditions such as inflammation, diabetes, food allergies, parasites, hair loss, hyper and hypo thyroidism, insulin dysregulation, autoimmune disease, Alzheimer's, adrenal fatigue, metabolic imbalance, gluten sensitivity, and microbiome/GI tract issues. She will also explore recognized but lesser known holistic approaches that are moving to the forefront of the wellness industry. Be sure to join Dr. Ritamarie and Reinvent Healthcare each week, your go-to podcast for finding solutions to a broken system, one success story at a time. More about your host Dr. 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. To explore her life-changing programs and receive a free guide to Hormone Balance, or for more information about Dr. Ritamarie, please visit her website at https://drritamarie.com.

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January 26, 2022 5 min

Welcome to the premiere episode of the ReInvent Healthcare podcast, a show for healthcare practitioners who want to truly make a difference in their patient’s lives. In this episode Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo shares why she’s grown beyond frustrated with the healthcare industry and why she’s driven to create a space to equip passionate practitioners with the skills and tools that empower people to truly get well.  

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For our first official episode, we are diving straight into a topic that has become an epidemic in the United States. Studies have shown that 88% of our population is metabolically unwell. Today we discuss the dangers of insulin dysregulation and the roles that intermittent fasting can play in the restoration of metabolic balance.  Addressing insulin dysregulation and blood sugar dysregulation is the key to preventing many of the d...

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February 9, 2022 21 min

Welcome to the second episode of the ReInvent Healthcare podcast, a show for wellness practitioners who are passionate about making a difference. Today we will be discussing one of the most misguided pieces of advice given to people suspected of having blood sugar imbalance. We also share the benefits of Fasting and Intermittent Fasting for metabolic health. I’m sure you’ve heard about Intermittent Fasting before, but we’re diving ...

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In today’s episode of ReInvent Healthcare, nurse practitioner, author, and international speaker, Cynthia Thurlow, joins us to discuss the benefits of intermittent fasting. This episode covers a lot of ground, including how hormones play a crucial role in our metabolic health, determining your fasting and eating windows, considerations for females contemplating intermittent fasting, lifestyle choices that boost the benefits of inte...

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Welcome back to the ReInvent Healthcare podcast. Today we are joined by Annette Falconett, author of My Journey Back to Health: Living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Health Coach, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and Nutritional Endocrinology Practitioner. Annette shares how her daughter’s type 1 diabetes went undiagnosed and nearly ended her daughter’s life. Tune in as Dr. Ritamarie and Annette discuss what Annette learned...

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For today’s episode of ReInvent Healthcare, Dr. Ritamarie answers some of the most common metabolic questions. This episode is full of clarifying information, such as how long it takes to reverse metabolic imbalance, how to find the best eating and fasting windows for your clients, and various ways to test blood sugar. There is no one-size-fits-all answer, because every body is different. Tune in as Dr. Ritamarie helps practitioner...

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Today’s episode of ReInvent Healthcare is the first episode of our Functional Food Facts series. We discuss how the processed food industry is affecting our everyday health and the different ways clients can monitor how food affects function. Tune in to learn how health practitioners can empower their clients in their relationship with food. It’s time to customize food to support our clients’ specific functions.  

 

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March 16, 2022 27 min

In this week’s episode of the ReInvent Healthcare podcast, Dr Ritamarie explores the effects of food on metabolic health, and how nutrients can support insulin receptors in people with metabolic disorders. This episode delves into functional food and various ways of increasing the metabolic system. By focusing on insulin sensitivity and increasing nutrients like chromium, magnesium, and DHA docosahexaenoic, you can learn how to sup...

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This week's episode focuses on functional food for liver health. Our guest, Isabelle Yang, is a certified nutritional endocrinology practitioner and an expert in liver health. The liver needs just the right nourishment to be strong and healthy. It’s common for most individuals to have imbalances in the liver area and this can lead to numerous problems your clients may face. Tune in to learn from Isabelle how health practitioner...

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This week's episode focuses on functional food for optimizing microbiome balance. Our guest, Steph Jackson, is an expert in gut health and fermented foods. Lovingly called the “gut whisper” by members of our community, Steph is changing the way we think about holistic digestive health. Tune in to our discussion to learn how to ensure your clients know how to incorporate a variety of carbohydrates needed for a healthy microbiome...

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This week's episode focuses on functional food for bone health. Our guest, Karen Osborne, is an expert in bone health and the power of food and fitness to strengthen bones. Bone health is crucial in order to sustain a healthy and strong body into our later years. Bones need the right kind of nourishment and most people who are over the age of 50 have bones that are becoming weak and frail. Tune in to discover what nutrients are...

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April 13, 2022 21 min

This week’s episode focuses on functional foods from the sea and more specifically, sea vegetables. Your clients may be mineral deprived due to poor dietary choices and demineralized soil, mineral depletion, and even genetic variations that make it harder to absorb minerals.  We need to feed ourselves for optimal health and it's important to teach our clients how to eat to balance their hormones, their body systems, support the...

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This week’s episode is part two of the Functional Foods for Microbiome Balance series. In part one, we talked about how food affects the various parts of the digestive tract and how to heal and restore balance. In this second part, we welcome back our guest, Steph Jackson, a certified nutritional endocrinology practitioner, and an expert in gut health and fermented foods. We discuss the specific foods that affect particular organis...

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This week’s episode focuses on functional foods for immune system health. In the current state of the world, this is a much needed topic. If everyone understood how to support immune function using food, there could be much less infectious and autoimmune diseases. Many clients we encounter in our practices have immune system imbalances that occur as a result of nutrient deficiencies, stress, blood sugar imbalance, gut dysfunction, ...

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This week’s episode focuses on functional foods for female hormones. Today’s guest is Dr. Anna Cabeca, a DO, OBGYN, FACOG, triple-board certified and a fellow of gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. We are exploring the relationship between food and female hormone imbalances that occur, including hot flashes and the other uncomfortable symptoms that many women experience in meno...

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This week’s episode focuses on solving functional food facts confusion. We’ll explore the most common questions I receive from practitioners about how to guide their patients and clients to adopting healthy food choices. We'll also discuss the food phobia that's developed as a result of the availability of so many summits, podcasts and blogs that profess their own food religion, which creates a fear of eating and confusion ...

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 On this week’s episode we explore the incredible world of the immune system. The immune system has become a major focus, and the medical orientation and approach only addresses one part of the immune system. Tune in to learn how this department for the body makes decisions about what to let in, what to keep out, and how nutrition assists with keeping our cells and immune system in balance. This will give you a better understanding...

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