About Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is passionately committed to transforming our current broken disease-care system into a true health care system where each and every practitioner is skilled at finding the root cause of health challenges and using ancient healing wisdom married with modern scientific research to restore balance.
Dr. Ritamarie specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore balance to hormones with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal, and insulin imbalances. She founded the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology to empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health concerns by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the body's master controller.
Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition, She also has a master's degree in Computer Science, which contributes to her skills as a master problem solver, and she has completed a 2-year, 500-hour Herbal Medicine Program.
Dr. Ritamarie is trained and certified in the art of using whole, fresh plant foods in delicious ways, to restore balance to hormones and body systems, and she's trained and certified otehr health and wellness professionals – doctors, nurses, nutritionists, health coaches and others — in the art of using palate-pleasing, whole fresh food as medicine.
As a certified HeartMath® provider, Dr. Ritamarie is passionate about using stress transformation techniques to guide clients and reduce the negative impact of stress on their health.
A best-selling author, speaker, and internationally recognized nutrition and women's health authority with over 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ritamarie offers online programs, long-distance coaching and counseling, and deeply empowering and informative live events.
She's been a featured speaker for dozens of online summits, podcasts, and events, and her articles have appeared in the Journal of Nutritional Perspectives, Natural Awakenings, Purely Delicious, and many other national magazines as well as countless online publications.
She is in great demand as a speaker at conferences nationwide and is the author of several books, including the best-selling Unstoppable Health.
Dr. Ritamarie's popular practitioner certification program, offered through the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, empowers health and wellness professionals to unravel the mystery of their clients' complex health challenges, so they become known as go-to practitioners for true healing and lasting results.
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and dog, and her two sons, now young men, are thriving examples of the power of a lifetime of healthy food and a loving and clean environment.
When she's not writing, speaking, and coaching on health and nutrition topics, Dr. Ritamarie loves to run, hike, swim, paint, and make pottery!