Real Herbalism Radio – Show 92 Insulin Resistance or Metabolic Syndrome and Natural Treatments
Civilization has eliminated many of the adverse conditions our Ancestors had to face, making life easier for us…
But is it?
Today, the subset of disease that makes up roughly 75 percent of modern ailments stems directing from the way we modern, civilized humans live our lives. Today, we’re talking with Jakob Sletteland, clinical nutritionist and registered herbalist, about civilized disease patterns and the Vitalistic path to Health and Well-being.
Jakob Sletteland is a Clinical Nutritionist and Registered Herbalist with eight years of experience in the field of holistic health and wellness. His practice and approach are ‘Vitalist’ in nature, utilizing therapies that strengthen and support the body’s innate healing tendencies. Jakob graduated from Prescott College with a Bachelor’s degree in Holistic Health and Phytotherapy, and has completed numerous continuing education courses and internships in nutrition and herbal medicine, including advanced coursework through the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. Jakob also earned a graduate diploma of phytotherapy, (Dip. Phyto.) in clinical herbal medicine, as well as a Master’s of Health Science (MSc) at the University of New England. He is a Registered Herbalist (RH) and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), the only peer-reviewed organization and oversight committee for professional herbalists in the US, and is a founding member and President of the Oregon chapter of the AHG. He is in private practice at Vital Force Natural Health LLC, and is additionally a volunteer practitioner with Occupy Medical, both located in Eugene.
Jakob also describes himself as an “avid supporter of the Weston Price Nutritional paradigm.”