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Dec 20, 2017

Josh Gitalis is a Clinical Nutritionist and is a recognized expert in the fields of clinical detoxification & therapeutic supplementation. He runs a Toronto-based private practice, with a worldwide client base. Josh is the first Canadian nutritionist to become an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP).

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Taking your healthy lifestyle to the next level well before conception (men & women)
  • The connection between omega-3s/6s and sperm
  • Food aversions/cravings during pregnancy
  • Being supportive during the pregnancy, labour, and delivery
  • Walking is one of the best exercises you can do
  • Josh's morning routine pre and post baby
  • A baby can be a great teacher
  • What is colostrum?
  • Refined sugar is a serious offender to your immune system
  • Sleep is crucial for your immune system
  • Setting yourself up for a quality sleep (and baby)
  • Meditation has been shown to boost the immune system
  • The normal range vs the optimal range for vitamin D
  • Megadosing with vitamin D when you first start feeling sick
  • In health, no news is good news
  • Culinary mushrooms vs medicinal mushrooms
  • Specific nutrients that are really powerful for your immune system
  • When you're sick, you can handle more vitamin C
  • Liver is an excellent source of vitamin A
  • Common autoimmune conditions Josh sees in practice
  • 3 things that need to be in place for autoimmunity to develop
  • Testing for heavy metals
  • We all have some body burden of heavy metals and toxins
  • Detoxification capacity is different from person to person
  • Removing heavy metals from the body
  • A pregnant woman should not do a detox
  • Bundle up and get outside throughout the winter
  • Removing your "slivers"

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