Romilly Hodges, CNS CKNS CDN IFMCP mBANT CNHC, is a clinical nutritionist and Programs Director for Dr. Kara Fitzgerald. Romilly has written peer-reviewed publications, book contributions and many online articles. She is the author of the book Immune Resilience; The Breakthrough Plan to Protect Your Body and Fight Disease published in 2022 by Avery, a division of Penguin Random House. She has contributed to professional training courses and supervised practice programs for functional medicine and nutrition professionals. Romilly has also worked in clinical research, including designing the study diet for the first-of-its-kind epigenetic diet study run through the National University of Natural Medicine, as well as follow-up clinical research. She currently serves on the Board of the Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education. We have both the opportunity and responsibility to change the trajectory of chronic disease through targeted, personalized nutrition, lifestyle and environmental interventions.

leaky gut

Expanding Our View on Leaky Gut: Beyond the ON/OFF Idea

What’s in your leaky gut protocol? Perhaps it’s time to expand beyond basic diet and 4/5-R supplements… did you know that many more factors influence permeability, including specific food bioactive compounds, hormones, microbes, antigens, additives, pesticides, mold, and lifestyle practices? Read on for our extensive list of intestinal barrier modulators, and find out why we don’t think of leaky gut as an ON or OFF state.

Fragrant Spiced Rice

Fragrant Spiced Rice

Tantalize your taste buds and give your cells a boost with this fragrant, delicious spiced rice. I am always looking for good ways to add flavor, as well as nutrient superfoods, and plain ol’ rice is an excellent place to take advantage of all that these spices and herbs have to offer.