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How Stress Affects Your Health With Reed Davis - Ep. 016

Welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 016. Today Kylene Terhune proudly welcomes the Reed Davis who is the Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. Over the course of 20 years he has developed a system of treating disease in the body and restoring the birthright of health and happiness. The best part about what FDNs do, though, is that it is actually practical!  Tune in to learn more.

With a background in environmental law and a curiosity for the effects the environment has on people. Reed has become a strong force in the forefront of the world of health. He has a passion for helping people. He is a nutritional therapist who seeks clues to alleviate clients’ health complaints and he teaches others how to do it too! 

Here’s how his Dress for Health success program works:




Stress reduction


We talk in detail about implementing all of these lifestyle choices, but we dive deep into our discussion on stress reduction because it is the most underestimated pillar of health.

There are three types of stressors: 

  1. Mental/Emotional

  2. Trauma

  3. Chemical/Biochemical/Environment

Some of these stressors we can eliminated from our lives and others, in this modern world, we simply can’t. Here are tools Reed Davis and Kylene Terhune use to counter stress: 

Live in gratitude. Choose positivity. Seek chiropractic care for alignment and for the nervous system. Try acupuncture to get your energy flowing. When you’re well enough, work out. Have good posture, balance and flexibility. On the biochemical side, diet is huge because eating foods that you’re sensitive to is a tremendous stressor. 

Let’s talk about hormones. We know that cortisol breaks the body down and keeps your blood sugar elevated. That’s why DHEA, the master regulator to cortisol, is so vital. FDNs find healing opportunities more quickly, that doctors aren’t diagnosing. An FDN’s protocol addresses every cell, tissue, organ and system.

What an inspiring interview! Listen to the full episode to hear why no breakfast is better than a bad breakfast and how you can certify to become an FDN. Thanks for tuning in today and we'll be back next week!

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

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