This article was written on the last day of a 4-day addiction conference in Colorado. I was there presenting on a genetic test, GARS, that purports to be able to predict with a fair degree of accuracy people’s predisposition to a variety of behavioral and […]
I believe that Functional Nutrition and Functional Nutritionists hold the key to transforming the efficacy and success rate of addiction treatment and recovery efforts. However, addiction is not typically addressed nor taught in nutrition circles, and therefore people with addictive disorders as their primary complaint are a massively underserved population.
Amino acid therapy can be very helpful to everyone struggling to deal with sugar cravings. Sugar cravings can be persistent and often create intense discouragement in people trying unsuccessfully to fight them. However, a variety of simple amino acids, which can be bought over-the-counter at vitamin stores or on-line, often do the trick! How so?