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What Makes us More Vulnerable to Illness - Part 1 Food


This is Andy, and my colleague Sandra and I want to introduce you to a great collaborative initiative between The Foco Academy and Full Functional Wellness. 

We are both functional nutritional specialists and focus on helping people rebalance and regain their health using the principles of functional medicine to uncover the factors behind people becoming ill. 

Together, we have created a 4-part series that addresses The Factors that Make Us More Vulnerable to Illness.  The theme for this series is particularly important and timely, given the realities of the pandemic.  It’s also particularly valuable as people are taking stock of their health and wondering how they can help themselves and their families to stay well and minimize their risk of becoming ill.


Throughout our discussion today, Sandra and I will be sharing information with you.  As we kick this series off, it’s important to put some context around the whole issue of being...

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What's Functional Health - Interview with Sandra Olszowka Functional Nutrition Specialist


 [The Foolish Couple are founders of the Foco Academy, nutrition specialists and success coaches. We focus on teaching Jack Canfield’s Success Principles and applying the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy, that is, Health, Time, and Love Relationship.]

What's Functional Health?

Hi everyone – it’s Andy from the Foolish Couple, cofounder of the Foco Academy, nutrition specialist and success coach.

Today we’re chatting with Sandra Olszowka from Full functional Wellness.

We are both functional nutritional practitioners, and our respective practices are very complementary to each other. We’ve been friends for a while now but this is the first time that we do a formal interview of you.

So Sandra, it’s great to be chatting with you today:



Absolutely – thanks Andy. 

For sure it is lovely to be talking.  I like in Kingston, Ontario Canada, in between Toronto and Montreal.  It’s...

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Symptoms of Cellular Inflammation and how to fight it


[We are the Foolish Couple, Andy and Minna, founders of the Foco Academy. We focus on mentoring and teaching the Success Principles and how to apply the principles to the 3 areas of life that money can’t buy: Health, Time, and Love Relationship.]


A few days ago, I talked about chronic inflammation, specifically cellular inflammation, which is inflammation on the cellular level. I talked about the three biggest culprits that is causing cellular inflammation today, they are heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, and the toxic chemicals that amplifies cellular damage, which is Glyphosate, and Glyphosate is everywhere.




Glyphosate is in our soil which trickles down to all our foods, it is also in our main water supply, so not only are we eating Glyphosate, we are drinking it, we take showers with it, we brush our teeth with it. It is also in many of our skin care products and even the food that we feed our cats and dogs are loaded with Glyphosate, which...

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Watch this webinar to learn how high toxicity in your body causes inflammation and lowers your immunity against viruses, making you sick and Tired. Learn about the three simple tests to measure how toxic your body is.