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Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner – Danielle Harley

By May 29, 2020January 18th, 2021No Comments
Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner - Danielle Harley

Who is Danielle Harley?

Danielle Harley is a certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP) based in Manhattan Beach, California. She graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Applied Psychology. She is passionate about helping others find their way back to health through the sciences of nutrition and psychology.

In your practice, what conditions do you address the most?

I work mostly with women to optimize fertility and address hormonal imbalances and autoimmunity which are all deeply connected.

What do you find are the primary causes of these conditions?

Environmental toxins, leaky gut, inflammatory foods, genetics, and mindset.

How do you typically use Real Mushrooms with your patients?

I use Real Mushrooms to provide additional support to my whole foods protocols. Mushrooms are excellent for assisting in bringing the nervous system and the hormonal system back into balance. I work with my clients bio-individuality to recommend the best mushroom for them, but Reishi is the one I most commonly use in my practice.

What is your recommended dosage for your patients?

It depends on the individual and their unique health needs, but I typically recommend 1 gram daily.

Have you found other products, herbs or supplements that work well or have good synergy with mushrooms?

The best synergy I’ve found with mushrooms is a healing diet. When you remove additional stressors from the body (like processed foods), culinary and medicinal mushrooms can really get to work to help you achieve optimal health faster.

How do you personally use mushrooms?

I adjust my protocols based on what I need during different periods of my life. Currently I’m taking 2 Reishi capsules before bed to support my nervous system and my hormones, and I’m taking 2 capsules of Turkey Tail first thing in the morning to keep my immune system strong. On the weekends, I enjoy whipping up a delicious mushroom elixir with Chaga, Lion’s Mane, hot water, coconut milk, a bit of local honey, and cinnamon.

*Check out Real Mushrooms’ Vegan Mushroom Golden Milk recipe!

Where can we learn more about you?

You can learn more about me and how to connect with me on my website: holisticharley.com

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