Welcome to The Rebel Health Tribe Podcast – Episode 11: Chris Kelly, Education Over Prescription. Michael and Joe will be joined by Chris as they bring light to the issues of our current medical system in this empowering podcast. In this episode, we will be learning about Chris’s past and why he started Nourish Balance Thrive. He will share his philosophy on giving people the education they need to understand and make the right health decisions for themselves. We will jump from diet dogma to the truth behind endurance sports candy, and even why Joe used to periodically pass out in the middle of activities! Ready to be inspired in your personal health quest? Jump in!
Christopher Kelly, BSc, FDN
Christopher Kelly quit his job two years ago at a hedge fund to start Nourish Balance Thrive, a small functional medicine practice for athletes. He is a computer scientist and pro mountain biker and works with two medical doctors, one of whom is also a pro mountain biker, and the other is a biochemist and PhD fellow at the University of Oslo, Norway. He employs a registered nurse, and works with his wife who is a food scientist. He has been getting great results recommending a paleo-type diet and lifestyle.
Nourish Balance Thrive combines blood, urine and stool testing with diet and lifestyle hacks to meet performance and longevity goals, especially for endurance athletes.
Michael Roesslein, MS, FDN, HLC
One co-founder of Rebel Health Tribe, Michael holds a Masters Degree (MS) in Exercise Science & Health Promotion, is a Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, and Certified CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach.
He founded Natural Evolution Holistic Health in 2009, and co-founded Rebel Health Tribe in 2014.
Michael brings plenty of real-life experience into his practice and work, having faced his own internal struggles and health issues over the last decade.
Joe Rignola, FDN, HHP
One co-founder of Rebel Health Tribe, Joe is the author of the best-selling books The Definitive Way to Go Gluten Free and Sow: Planting the Seeds for Health, Well-Being, and a Superhero Life. He has also hosted several successful online-based events, such as the Primal Cooking Workshop!
Joe battled personal health challenges for much of his life; challenges that included severe digestive issues, blood sugar problems, and depression. This led him to seek standard medications for these ailments, which brought along debilitating side affects, and forced him to seek alternative means for his health.
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