Hi! My name is Christi Buck, I am a Functional and Holistic Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Leap Therapist. I am a Florida native, a mom, dog lover, active gardener, a lover of cooking, an educational nerd, an adoptee and most of all a real person just like you.
As a child, I constantly struggled with stomach issues. I was taken to different doctors, labs, therapy with no solution to the problem other than “it is stress related”. As a teen, the stomach issues became more extreme which resulted in more inflammation which in turn provoked more symptoms and much more bathroom visits-stress? In adult hood, I was finally diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) with constipation and diarrhea. I knew where every bathroom in the tri-county area was located. Dating was no fun- out to eat then right to the bathroom. Still no solution.
Fast forward a few years where I had the opportunity to meet my biological mother.
She also suffered with GI challenges, only hers was to a greater degree- Crohn’s disease. She had been fighting this disease since the age of 19 when she was pregnant with me. Most of our visits were enjoyed in the bathroom.
Due to my personal GI challenges, along with my biological mother’s- I knew there had to be a solution. After being told countless times to follow my passion and the love of food, helping and teaching others I returned to school to become a
Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. I knew I could change lives through teaching others to eat the right foods for them (personalized nutrition), lessen symptoms, help heal the body, give enjoyment back to lives and provide hope. Not only have I helped my body heal through various root cause approaches (labs, nutrition response testing, whole food nutrients/herbs) it is on-going, our bodies are constantly exposed to stressors where that is food, stress, toxins, etc. It would be like going to the dentist one time and never going back to see if you have a cavity.
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Still suffering and not getting any answers… I have been there