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Nutritional Articles

Interview with Erin Foushee, NTP

Erin Foushee is a Nutrition Therapy Practitioner & Corporate Wellness Program Developer based in Louisville, KY. What inspired you to become an NTP/NTC? I was not your average teen. At the age of 14, I knew that someday I wanted kids with wide pallets. Polyface meat on the table, local raw milk in my cup, […]

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What is the Functional Evaluation and Lingual-Neural Testing?

Answered by NTA Instructor Leanne Scott Overview of the Functional Evaluation The Functional Evaluation is a process which allows Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (NTP) to identify organ systems under stress and then prioritize support accordingly. Every organ system is surrounded by a network, whether that be a NEURO (brain), VASCULAR (blood vessel), or NEURO-LYMPHATIC (lymph vessels) […]

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Chocolate vs. Cacao

What’s the Difference Between Chocolate and Cacao? Answered by NTA Instructor Janelle Johnson-Grove Understand the Terms Chocolate and cocoa both derive from the cacao tree and its beans, and both undergo a similar process to turn them into the finished product. In chocolate, the cocoa butter is not removed during processing. Natural cocoa’s finished product, […]

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Myths and Truths About Salt

Posted by Yaakov Levine, CH, NTP Historically, salt has played many roles in our society. Covenants of Salt were what sealed agreements in Biblical times. The word “salary” comes from the practice in Roman times of using salt as payment for the soldiers. The phrase, “He’s not worth his salt,” was used to determine the […]

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Should I Be Oil Pulling?

By Erin Foushee, NTP & NTA Lead Instructor Oil pulling is a procedure that involves swishing oil in the mouth for oral and systemic health benefits. It can treat weakness of the teeth, gums, jaws and is an all around detoxifier. Some have even found oil pulling as an effective way to whiten their teeth. […]

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