72: Annette Hottenstein – Customize Foods To Heal YOU

Food Sensitivity Testing and Treatment with Annette Hottenstein

Annette Hottenstein is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and a professional taste tester (aka Sensory Scientist) from Baltimore, MD. Her podcast is called The Food Sommelier where she teaches listeners about the hidden flavors of healthier foods.

It makes sense that because you are unique your diet should be customized to best fit your body. Often we think that we should change our ways to fit into a diet but really it’s the other way around. The latest in nutrition science shows foods that are healing to you may be toxic to someone else. And my guest today is here to share what you can do to customize the best healing diet plan for you!

She has worked for 15 years as a scientist specializing in the sensory properties of foods and beverages. A sought-after speaker, Annette has presented at the Society of Sensory Professionals, various Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics affiliate organizations, and for corporations such as McCormick & Company, McDonald’s and General Mills.

Annette Hottenstein leverages her background in nutrition and food science to help her clients “discover the taste of good health”. She completed her B.S. in Nutrition from The Pennsylvania State University and completed her dietetic internship at Texas A&M University with clinical rotations completed at Scott and White Memorial Hospital and the Olin E. Teague Veterans Medical Center. She also holds a Master’s in Food Science and Technology from Texas A&M University.

In the last few years, Annette has become passionate about utilizing blood work to help her clients create a unique diet plan that is healing to their body.

In our interview, she shares her system for helping people craft their diet that eliminates foods their immune system is reacting to and helps them to heal their gut and immune system so they can live healthier, more vibrant, lives!

By going through her program her clients shed unwanted pounds, heal their gut and find they have more energy!

On Today’s Show Annette Hottenstein Teaches:

  1. The 6 most common types of foods that can cause food intolerance.
  2. How to leverage sensory specific satiety for weight management
  3. How to appreciate kale like a glass of fine wine

The 6 Common Foods To Avoid Are:

  1. All cow dairy
  2. Gluten (Barley, wheat, rye, and oats)
  3. Nightshade vegetables (white potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, goji berries, tobacco)
  4. Tyramine foods (chocolate; alcoholic beverages; and fermented foods, shrimp, soy sauce, sauerkraut, etc.)
  5. Soy
  6. Foods with sulfites (baked goods, soup mixes, jams, pickled and canned foods, dried fruit, potato chips, wine, etc.)

Annette’s Free Elimination Diet Plan (this is the free report that Annette mentions near the end of the show)

Recommended Reading:

Taste – by Barb Stuckey

Food Allergies and Food Intolerances – by Jonathon Brostoff, MD and Linda Gamlin

The End Of Overeating – by David A. Kessler

Website Links:

Annette’s Podcast

Annette’s Food Sensitivity Testing and Treatment

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