Martie Whittekin, CCN, is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and nationally syndicated radio host. For over thirty-five years, she has been a nutritional counselor, lecturer, and an integral part of the functional medicine movement in the United States. While serving as president of the National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA), she helped pass the landmark Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act and received the NNFA's Crusader Award. She has also served on the Board of Trustees for Bastyr University. As an activist and the host of the popular radio show "Healthy by Nature," the author has been privileged to interview and learn from hundreds of leading figures in the fields of nutrition and natural medicine. Her previous book, Natural Alternatives to Nexium, Maalox, Tagamet, Prilosec & Other Acid Blockers, is a national bestseller.