Do you know how your immune system works? I think many of us have some understanding but Romilly Hodges, Clinical Nutritionist, and author of Immune Resilience: The Breakthrough Plan to Protect Your Body and Fight Disease explains in detail the various ways our body creates immune resilience. This is a fascinating conversation that will leave you with an appreciation for how amazing your body is. You’ll learn how many systems are in place to protect you, how they work, and why it’s important to do what you can to support them. Considering the last three years, understanding how your immune system works is more important than ever.

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1️⃣ How diet, exercise, stress, sleep, exposures to toxins, nutrients, supplements all impact our immune system.

2️⃣ The three big pillars to our immune system.

3️⃣ The difference between our innate immune system vs our adaptive immune system.

4️⃣ What our microbiome is and how it works. How we can impact our microbiome through our food choices.

5️⃣ The role sugar plays in negatively impacting our immune system and how it triggers inflammation.

6️⃣ The negative impact chemicals we are exposed to in our daily lives has on our immune system and what options you have to take control.

7️⃣ How we are more bacteria than we are cells, and much more!


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Romilly Hodges is a practicing clinical nutritionist and former Director of Nutrition Programs at an interdisciplinary functional medicine clinic in Connecticut, USA. She helps individuals and families improve their health through nutritional and lifestyle interventions. During her time in practice she has honed an expertise in natural interventions to support the immune system.

As well as being a clinician, Romilly has written for peer-reviewed Journal publication, textbook contributions, professional training programs, many online articles and has been invited to speak at conferences and online events. She has primary research experience, having designed the first-of-its kind epigenetic study diet for a clinical trial run though the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, that demonstrated the possibility of biological age reversal using diet and lifestyle. She also currently serves on the Board for the Accreditation Council of Nutrition Professional Education, a subsidiary organization of the American Nutrition Association (ANA), and has been a spokesperson for the ANA.

Romilly earned her master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT (USA), and her undergraduate degree from the University of London (UK).

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