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There are a lot of claims out there about fabulous weight loss diets. Many of them advocate cleanses. Do cleanses work? Are they healthy? What is right for you?
The Practical Herbalist crew talk about the importance of a balanced diet and lifestyle for health and wellbeing. Taking toxic habits from our life may include reducing sugar. We discuss how much sugar our bodies can handle and how insipid sugar is in processed food.
Resources we mentioned
- Mt. Pisgah Wildflower Festival
- Herbal Iced Teas
- Prediabetes and Insulin Resistance
- Sugar Science – How Much Is Too Much?
Herbs in the News
Jakob Sletteland is a Clinical Nutritionist and Registered Herbalist with eight years of experience in the field of holistic health and wellness. His practice and approach are ‘Vitalist’ in nature, utilizing therapies that strengthen and support the body’s innate healing tendencies. Jakob graduated from Prescott College with a Bachelor’s degree in Holistic Health and Phytotherapy, and has completed numerous continuing education courses and internships in nutrition and herbal medicine, including advanced coursework through the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. Jakob also earned a graduate diploma of phytotherapy, (Dip. Phyto.) in clinical herbal medicine, as well as a Master’s of Health Science (MSc) at the University of New England. He is a Registered Herbalist (RH) and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), the only peer-reviewed organization and oversight committee for professional herbalists in the US, and is a founding member and President of the Oregon chapter of the AHG. He is in private practice at Vital Force Natural Health LLC, and is additionally a volunteer practitioner with Occupy Medical, both located in Eugene.
Jakob also describes himself as an “avid supporter of the Weston Price Nutritional paradigm.”