Trudy Scott

Julie’s expertise in bioindividual nutrition and therapeutic special diets is cutting-edge and so relevant for the anxious women and families I work with. I have learned so much from Julie and this training, and continue to learn from her as she shares new research and information. I also find the connection and sharing amongst the […]

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Holly

I am a GAPS practitioner and I really needed the tools and resources your program teaches. I now feel confident that I will be able to… make a bigger impact on my community. Holly Morello, NTP, CGP

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Kurt

If you’re a practitioner expanding your knowledge of nutrition science, Julie’s course work is an absolute must. Dr. Kurt N. Woeller, D.O. Medical Director Integrative Medicine Academy

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Jen Baum

I highly recommend BNI. It has helped me immensely… Julie distills the research… as well as brings in her own extensive experience as a nutritionist. I am able to answer my clients’ questions about why they need to implement a specialty diet, and how to do so without becoming overwhelmed or deprived. Jen Baum Replenish […]

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Paula Bordenet

Julie walks you through case studies and you gain an understanding of the thought process to identify symptoms and suitable dietary interventions. This was the missing link for me. Paula Bordenet, NTP

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Andrea

The course delivered on every level, exceeding our expectations not just for information, but impact. Andrea Nakayama Functional Nutritionist, Replenish PDX & Holistic Nutrition Lab

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Although my NTP training was excellent… the BioIndividual Nutrition course took my training to a higher level, and I can now help a much wider range of clients. My confidence as a practitioner has grown immensely – thank you Julie! Cate Pellicer, NTP

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Cate Pellicer

Although my NTP training was excellent… the BioIndividual Nutrition course took my training to a higher level, and I can now help a much wider range of clients. My confidence as a practitioner has grown immensely – thank you Julie! Cate Pellicer, NTP

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Annika

The low salicylate, low amine diet in Module 7 completely transformed my daughter’s mood and behavior issues! And that was just one of several unexpected personal health benefits to having taken the practitioner training. Annika Rockwell Certified Nutritionist

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Kris Barrett

The knowledge I gained from the Bioindividual Nutrition program is crucial for me to be able to provide a high level of expertise to my clients. Kris Barrett Certified Nutrition & Health Coach, Certified GAPS Practitioner Mindd Practitioner

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One specific species of bacteria may help reverse autism-like symptoms in mice

A new study links autism-like social behaviors in mice to the absence of a single species of bacteria. What’s even more interesting is that the study authors were able to reverse some of the mice’s behavioral deficits by restoring those bacteria in the guts of the affected mice. What’s the link between the gut and […]

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Oxalates and Autism:
How Oxalates Can Cause the Symptoms
and Underlying Conditions We See in Autism

In my earlier article about oxalates, I explained how oxalates influence the biochemical progression and symptomatic expression of varied chronic diseases. Through an overarching “lens” of 15 years’ research and clinical experience with autism, I identified multiple areas for scientific inquiry and therapeutic direction for a variety of chronic health conditions and underlying symptomatology. This […]

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Modern Diseases from a Mitochondrial Perspective

A growing body of research is implicating mitochondrial disease as a root cause of a wide spectrum of metabolic, lifestyle and degenerative diseases including: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Autism, Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Fibromyalgia and potentially many more. Essential to human survival at the most basic level we review the evidence that these specialized organelles are suffering […]

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The Methylation Diet and MTHFR

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Kara Fitzgerald and Romilly Hodges’ new book the “Methylation Diet and Lifestyle.” Methylation is a topic we cover extensively in our Advanced Practitioner training program at the BioIndividual Nutrition Institute. I’ve admired Kara Fitzgerald’s work for over 8 years. She’s brilliant at understanding the biochemistry of the body […]

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Addressing Anxiety in Autism

If you have an autistic child, chances are you’ve noticed your child often displays physical and behavioral signs of anxiety such as restlessness, recurring headaches, withdrawing from family or refusing to go to school. Unfortunately, anxiety is a common occurrence in autism – according to a research paper published in Neuropsychiatry, “up to 80% of children […]

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Study: Pesticides Linked to Autism

A study out of the University of North Carolina Medical School found pesticides linked to autism. Researchers discovered that pesticides caused changes in the brain consistent with autism and neurodegenerative diseases. These chemicals were found to inhibit mitochondrial complex I and III, stimulate free radical production and disrupt microtubules in neurons – underlying conditions we […]

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