Guest Name and Bio:
Dr. Valencia Porter
Dr. Valencia Porter is a leader in Integrative, Preventive, and Environmental Medicine, combining ancient wisdom healing traditions with modern science. As a result of her research, clinical experience guiding thousands of patients through the Chopra Center’s signature detox program, and personal healing journey, she wrote “Resilient Health: How to Thrive in Our Toxic World” as a handbook for identifying and addressing physical, mental, and societal toxicities that are key drivers of the chronic illness epidemics affecting Western society today. Double Board Certified in General Preventive Medicine and in Integrative Medicine, she also earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health in Environmental Health and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.
As a certified practitioner of Functional Medicine and Ayurveda, she helps people find the root causes of illness and restore and support the body’s natural healing capacities through multiple modalities. Dr. Porter views pure whole foods to be a foundational building block for health and is an advocate for soil health, regenerative organic agriculture, nutritional medicine, and non-toxic cooking. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two daughters where they enjoy the outdoors and the performing arts.
What you will learn from this episode:
- How environmental toxins can impact our health
- Why your toxic burden might be greater when experiencing menopause
- What foods are best to help support detoxification
- The downside of juice cleanses
- How to detox from glyphosate and mold
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