While your digestion is known as the root of your health, eating for a healthy digestion is both complex and confusing. The overall quality of our food as a whole is often questionable and the busyness and stress of our culture can wreak havoc on our digestive systems.
While there are many ways to support your digestion, the most important path to a healthy digestion is you becoming the witness in your own body. What works for another may not always work for you.
My guiding philosophy is simple: The way out is always in when it comes to your relationship to your health and your body.
Learn to navigate your way inward with a guidance system that will teach you to get to know your body's delicate ecology, discover your body's wisdom, fine tune your health and repair your digestion no matter where you are starting from.
Learn the primary nourishment principles for digestive healing
Discover the most potent digestive super foods for digestive repair
Explore the recommended foods that best suit your biochemistry
Rebalance the delicate ecology of your unique microbiome
Attune your mind-body connection for optimal digestion and relaxation.
Heal your systemic inflammation
Diminish autoimmune symptoms
Fine tune a customized natural medicine regiment designed just right for you
Enjoy the restorative healing recipes that are simple, tasty and deeply nourishing
I am so glad you are here! Whatever you are facing in your health and body and wherever you are in your journey, you have landed in the right place heal the root of health –– your digestion.
My name is Sue Van Raes and I am a functional nutritionist, food psychology specialist, author, featured health writer for The Chopra Center, and founder of Boulder Nutrition.
Over the past 15 years I have guided thousands of folks into a more balanced, empowered and healthful experience of food, body, nourishment and health.
Your digestion is the root of your health and vitality. Digest is a roadmap to healing your digestion, rebalancing your microbiome and reclaiming your whole body health.
Your confusion around what to eat is a constant challenge
You are tired of stomach aches, gas, bloating and indigestion
You have tried so many different recommendations but nothing is working
You went gluten free, but didn’t notice anything
No one can seem tell you the real reason why you are suffering from indigestion, lethargy, brain fog, or inflammation
You want to take a holistic approach to healing your body but you want the science too
You want to feel better so you can live your best life
Identify the root triggers to your digestive distress
Create a sustainable and pleasurable food regiment that works for you and your body
Explore the radical self-healing abilities of your body when you are nourished effectively
Repair digestive problems, treat leaky gut, restore balance to your microbiome
Boost your immune system and heal systemic inflammation
Learn the impactful connection between mind-body eating and mind-body living
Receive nourishing and healing recipes and menu plans for a healthy digestion and beyond
Just as Functional Medicine approaches the body from the perspective of treating the root cause of disease, Functional Nutrition looks at the foundational way that food affects your body at the cellular level.
Learn the most powerful tools in transforming your health and your digestion. You will positively influence your biochemistry, prevent and treat imbalances, change the way you think and relate to food and have a sustainable and lasting impact on how you feel.
We will work intimately together to create customized and collaborative healing for your body, mind and soul, while learning exactly what will rebalance and restore your unique body for optimal digestion and health.
I will share with you the science and psychology that has served and supported thousands of folks with whom I have helped. Add in nourishment principles, healing super foods, potent natural medicine, mind-body eating and witness your life and your health transform.
Tending to Your Microbiome
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Center for Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Center for Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC), a Principal Investigator in the Department of Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System, VA Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, & Clinical Center (MIRECC), Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), and director of the Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Laboratory at CU Boulder. He is Co-Director, with Dr. Lisa Brenner, of the Military and Veteran Microbiome Consortium for Research and Education (MVM-CoRE). Dr. Lowry’s research program focuses on understanding stress-related physiology and behavior with an emphasis on the role of the microbiome-gut-brain axis in stress resilience, health and disease.
Nutrition for the Greater Good
Marc David is the Founder and Director of The Institute for the Psychology of Eating and the author of The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy, and Weight Loss, and Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well Being. A nationally recognized teacher, speaker and corporate consultant, Marc presents his expertise in nutritional medicine, the psychology of eating, and the science of yoga in a fresh and innovative way. His humorous, engaging, and informative speaking style have made him a popular and well loved presenter and his non-dogmatic approach to nutrition appeals to a wide audience of eaters who are looking for positive, inspiring, and innovative messages about food and metabolism.
Digestion and Your Metabolic Type
Author. Researcher. Innovator. Formulator. Educator. Consultant.
Bill Wolcott is a leading authority in the rapidly emerging field of customized nutrition. For over 38 years he has provided technical consulting services to health professionals including physicians, dentists, naturopaths, chiropractors, and nutritionists. In this capacity, Bill develops computer-based, customized Metabolic Typing® nutritional and ecological lifestyle profiles.
Practitioners in over 40 countries throughout the world that trained in Bill’s Healthexcel System of Metabolic Typing® use his patient-specific nutritional Metabolic Type® profiles and unique Metabolic Type® formulations as the basis of therapeutic protocols that are tailored to the highly individualized needs of patients. Over the years these customized protocols have proven to be remarkably effective in helping to resolve all manner of chronic health disorders.