Restore Your Energy, Reset Your Metabolism and Rebalance Your Hormones Using Food as Medicine and Personalized Nutrition Plans

Welcome to the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology

I'm Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, a Metabolic Recovery Specialist and the Founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology.  The future of our healthcare system is what I refer to as “Empowered Self Care.”

As a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with over 30 years of clinical experience, and certifications in Acupuncture, Clinical Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and Heartmath® I am dedicated to working with people to create personalized health programs that blend the best of nature's healing wisdom and modern scientific assessments to guide you to get out of your own way and allow your body to return to balance. Let's get you on the road to Metabolic recovery NOW.

Restore Balance to your Hormones, Regain Your Health, and Live Your Life to the Fullest


We offer personalized health and wellness coaching, functional lab analysis, nutrigenomics, and online, fully-guided group programs, plus recipes, videos and everything you need to get to the root cause of your health challenges so you can live in a body you love.

We can support you in recovering your metabolism.


Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology for Health and Wellness Practitioners and Coaches

We train doctors, nurses, health and nutrition coaches, chiropractors, naturopaths, nutritionists and holistic health practitioners to get results with people who have complex health challenges that most western doctors don't have the tools to solve.

Expand your knowledge and clinical skills with our online programs.


Take Charge of Your Health

At Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, we believe that excellent health is your birthright.

Unfortunately, too many things get in the way of your body's innate ability to stay healthy, usually starting at an early age.

There may have been early childhood traumas, poor food choices, exposure to environmental toxins, stressful  emotional environments at home, on the job, and at school… and so much more.  The good news is that most of the imbalances caused by these factors are reversible, when an environment conducive to health is restored.

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The Nutritional Endocrinology Online Clinic provides one-on-one health and nutrition coaching, lab testing and education, and empowering group programs, and memberships.  We support people to regain their energy by restoring metabolic health, and overcoming insulin and blood sugar dysregulation, hormone imbalances, and immune dysfunction using the power of food, intermittent fasting, functional medicine, and lifestyle to achieve optimal health.  Our goal is to identify the root causes of metabolic imbalance and correct it using the most natural method possible.

The Nutritional Endocrinology Academy provides training and certifications for health and wellness practitioners of all disciplines —conventionally trained doctors, nurses, and physician assistants, holistic and functional medicine doctors, chiropractors, naturopaths and osteopaths, and other allied health professionals such as  health coaches, nutritionists, dieticians, acupuncturists, therapists, and more.

Get started with a Functional Blood Chemistry Analyisis Computerized Report or a Comprehensive Hormone Analysis Interpretation and a Consultation with a Certified Nutritional Endocrinology Practitioner.

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What Is Nutritional Endocrinology?

Nutritional Endocrinology is the study of balancing the endocrine system using food, nutrients, and lifestyle factors. The endocrine system, also referred to as the hormone system, is the body’s master controller. Hormones are responsible for controlling or regulating ALL of the body’s essential processes. Imbalances in hormone production lead to chronic and debilitating health problems, and are the leading causes of diseases of all types.

By learning and applying the Food First principles of Nutritional Endocrinology to create personalized nutrition and lifestyle plans with your clients, patients, and loved ones, you’ll be able to go deep to the heart of their complex health challenges and provide the guidance and tools they need to restore balance, regain their health, and live life to its fullest.

Your practice will thrive when you are known for getting real results, and you have the tools with which to create a successful practice. You'll become the go-to practitioner for complex cases, and your clients and patients will call you their “miracle worker.”

What Is Empowered Self-Care?

Empowered Self Care is what we believe will be the health care paradigm of the future.

It's a clinically proven, science-based system that puts you in the driver's seat of your own health.  It provides you with the tools and strategies to transform yourself into a fit, focused, and fully charged … For Life!

It's a system of food and lifestyle habits that can put you into the position of powerful control over your health and well-being via clean environment, a balanced lifestyle, and food choices personalized to your unique needs.

Basically, it is a comprehensive set of resources that allow you to create a personalized diet and lifestyle plan that leads to Unstoppable Health when followed.

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About Dr. Ritamarie

Dr. Ritamarie is passionate about empowering people to achieve their best health possible using the power of food and healthy lifestyle.  She is a master of using whole, fresh plant foods in delicious ways,to restore balance to hormones and body systems, and she's trained and certified other health and wellness professionals to do the same, so that the new paradigm of health-care is based on truly identifying root causes and correcting them.

Practitioner Trainings

  • Insulin Resistance
  • Practical Herbal Therapeutics
  • Functional Assessments Mastery
  • Digestive Mastery
  • Functional Nutrition Mastery
  • Nutritional Endocrinology Certification
  • S.H.I.N.E Conferences

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