Kidney’s…. Much Needed Filter, (how clean are you keeping your filters?)

Did you know that “acid” is the targeted waste material you kidneys want to filter out of your blood? Problem is that many people’s kidney’s are weak because their nutritional daily intake is way deficient, so then a boat load of bad guys well call them “toxins”, decide to stay a while where we don’t want them, so this can cause the kidney’s to become less effective with their job which what was it again, oh yeah, “removing acid wastes from the blood”.

When this occurs, God built into our bodies some “fail-safe” or “back up plans” if you will, So when the kidneys are to slow at handling the acid load, the body goes to plan B to neutralize that acid why? because it caused damage. So what is plan B?

It BORROWS, what is it going to borrow? Well that would be potassium & magnesium and the donors are the muscles (can you say “LEG CRAMPS”, “Muscle twitches”, Headaches, and it also borrows calcium from da bones calcium is a wonderful buffering agent where acid is concerned.This borrowing system wasn’t designed to be relied on for long term use yet, that is effectively what is happening within most people.

Long term borrowing, causes some breakdown in your structural systems which causes that
* muscle tension
*muscle pain
*back pain (probably the biggest reason addictive pain killers are prescribed)
*osteoporosis & arthritis.

The other side affect of the body having to stay in an extended period of “borrowing”, since calcium is wonderful at buffering those acids, it contributes to the formation of kidney stones (ever passed one, not fun, I did in my younger years when Dr. Pepper was my favorite poison, passing those stones certainly convinced me that Pop should be outlawed), and it also contributes to calcification of our other body tissues.

Many peoples body’s are  completely overwhelmed and inflamed. Lots of folks struggle with recurring UTI’s (urinary tract infections), irritable bladder (means frequently needing to pee), bladder & kidney infections. Coupled with these, in combination some will notice they struggle with skin breakouts, lymph nodes that seem to stay “up”, they hold water (retention, edema), ladies struggle with their cycles, why because the urinary system is being overworked and under paid.

I would be happy to point you in a better direction with properly balancing and caring for these much needed filters of life…. if you are interested, please go to and click on the services tab, prepay for your 1 hr. consult & QFA Analysis and we can get you going….  investment in “YOU”, lets face it those kidneys are gonna need to be with you a long time,…

Healthfully yours,
Jodi Barnett N.D.
QFA Clinician, Orthomolecular Nutrition Coach,
Raw Food Coach,  Doctor of Naturopathy




 When I’m working with a client, they obviously know prior to their visit or phone consult, this gal is gonna tell me I have to stop eating all my favorite foods, but where I really shock um…… is when I also tell them they need to get rid of their ‘STINKIN THINKIN”…IN ORDER TO FULLY DETOX A BODY… (caps for emphasis)…(Im not shouting),,,, you also have to detoxify your mental aspect by offering forgiveness and being, feeling and expressing thankfulness!
Folks there is not one single person on this planet who has not has some mean, hurtful, painful, nasty experience ever happen to them. Seriously, we all have… yet when we harbor those memories and frequently think on them and talk about them, just those aspects brings negative emotions, which definately affects ones health. 

ever heard the saying “I’m tied up in knots, or my stomach is in knots?” well. there ya go, then there is holding that anger against someone who hurt you in some way whether physically or emotionally. anger stifles the liver and that organ has a huge “to do list” every day!!!!

When we have been wronged our natural emotional instinct is we want our hurt justified in some way.. Forgiveness offers YOU freedom it does not make the wrong doer right, or send the message I’m a whipping post hit me again.. Many find it hard to forgive they may even say with words I forgive you yet they are still expecting some sort of something, an apology, or for them to suffer for what they did. But when you choose to forgive, you are acknowledging that the “debt” incurred and you are releasing it, they owe you nothing, however, that doesn’t mean that persons wrong is relieved possibly legally or with God. We can’t cancel someone else’s sins, remember seeking revenge keep YOU in bondage as you dwell on it until you receive some sort of satisfaction. Keeps it fresh always in your mind and heart. LET IT GO…Romans 12:29 Vengeance is Mine, I will repay says the Lord…. Psalm 10:14 But you, O God, do see the hurt, the grief and the pain, and YOU will call that person into judgment and avenge the helpless and the victim.

This is a huge one for each and every person.. including myself.. sometimes I have to offer that forgiveness daily… but it’s either that or remain a slave to ones emotions, and then the erosion of the daily joy begins to slide, and keeps many from living and experiencing the happiness/joy of living in each moment vs. the past….


Healthfully yours,

Jodi Barnett N.H.C.

QFA Clinician, Orthomolecular Nutrition Coach,

Raw Food Coach, Student: Doctor of Naturopathy

Harvested Health LLC


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*(exerpts and references taken from “Cancer Battleplan Source Book by Dr. Dave Frahm).

Does Negative emotions affect your body?


Many of my client’s during the course of a consultation as we are going over whatever it is that is ailing them physically, I wouldn’t offer a complete consult if we didn’t also address what is silently churning in the backdrop called “emotions”. Negative emotions can tend to affect particular organs. Emotional baggage can be difficult to shed or even identify because for many they become automatic reactions to various elements in our day to day lives. However, if you have some physical ailments in any of the below mentioned organs, check yourself from the emotional angle and see if you can identify and then seek to release those negative emotions, we are approaching the “summer solstice”,,,NEW SEASON, NEW BEGINNINGS!!!! It’s up to YOU if they are going to be positive or negative ones… Good rule of thumb for added comfort is to read one chapter of proverbs correlated with the day of the month for wisdom in daily lives, and one chapter of Psalms each day for emotional support. Remember to cast your cares on Him for He cares for you!!!!

If any of you are ready to embark on a healthier you by incorporating more natural methods, I would be thrilled to walk that journey along side you. Schedule an appt. either phone consult or in person. Make an investment in YOU,,,, We are all here for a greater purpose than just self gratification, (hard one to swallow, I know the truth usually is), so we are actually under obligation to be in the best physical health we can achieve to be able to carry out our life calling according to “HIS” purpose. 
Healthfully yours,
Jodi Barnett N.H.C.
QFA Clinician, Orthomolecular Nutrition coach,
Raw Food Coach, Student: Doctor of Naturopathy
Harvested Health LLC

“Liver” = check your anger
“gallbladder” = check your bitterness/resentment issues
“Heart/lungs” =get a grip on your grief, and over all sadness
“Stomach” = what’s holding you in disgust?
“Small intestines” = feelings of being vulnerable, or feeling abandoned
“large intestines”= being defensive and inflexible
“spleen/pancreas”- been feeling rejected, low self-esteem?
“kidneys” =overly fearful (finances, relationships), terror?
Bladder= feeling overly timid or frequent irritation with life or people in your life?
Thyroid/adrenals = confusion in life, just pick an area!
* Dr. Dave Frahm “Cancer Battle Plan Source Book” (excellent book by the way)

Why is “what we eat” important?

Why is “what we eat” important? Let me try to make the subsistence of the “cells” purpose in our bodies simplified. Cells are complex they are multi-cellular organisms, they can be divided & still retain their function and characteristics of life. The cell is the MOST important unit in the human body.
Your cell structure is preprogrammed towards maintaining what is referred to as “cellular integrity”. what does cellular integrity look like?
* an inner desire to live (focus on balance and being healthy)
*taking the foods you eat and getting rid of waste after taking what it needed from what you allowed in.
* converting what it used into usable energy by breaking down these elements into fuel and constructing new molecules from this process.
* cells have to be able to reproduce, without NEW cells, we have um… no life.

There are about 4 major cellular categories in our bodies.

1. our muscle “cells” are what allow our bodies to “move”.
2. our nerve “cells” is our electrical system that initiate as well as conduct electric impulses. they allow us to “FEEL” physically.
3. Epithelial cells (this is skin) they not only absorb what is applied topically but it also breathes and secretes molecules as well as ions (we have heard about the benefits of negative ions vs. positive ions)
4 Lots of people have issues with this next group “connective tissue cells”. they form many different types of extracellular connecting and supporting tissues.

So your cells have multiple jobs to perform, so if we are feeding them substandard, quick, enzyme void foods (processed, quick foods). You are expecting them to perform their jobs with no quality fuel. What happens if you put the wrong fuel in your vehicle. Can you car if it is designed to process unleaded gasoline run on diesel fuel? Um, I’m no mechanic but I don’t thing it’s gonna work, you will ruin your motor and cause yourself a huge repair bill. Hence, connect the dots, and apply physically, we are frequently putting the wrong fuel in our motors and we are paying some high mechanical bills in the form of surgeries, doctor visits, prescriptions, medical tests, etc.

Life is about choices, folks, It’s nice and convenient to make the statement, I DIDN”T KNOW.. but knowledge is power,and that is what I am attempting to do, equip you with better knowledge so you are able to make better choices and exercise more power & control over your lifestyle choices.

I’d be honored to work one on one with each & every one of you who have a desire to make powerful choices towards being able to experience a more vibrant element of physical health. call and schedule either your phone consultation or in person. If you include a QFA analysis, your investment in “self” is a mere $95. Ask yourself are you worth it? Face it there is only ONE YOU on this planet… exercise some self-love today.!

Healthfully yours,
Jodi Barnett N.H.C.
QFA Clinician, Orthomolecular Nutrition Coach,
Raw Food Coach,

What does being an Orthomolecular Naturopathic Doctor Mean?


Many have asked what does being an “Orthomolecular Naturopathic Doctor” mean??? Well here ya go………….

The difference between Allopathic medicine & Orthomolecular Nutrition:

  • Medicine uses drugs to treat dis-ease
  • Orthomolecular Nutrition uses food and herbal/supplements to nourish your body and we seek to remove dietary stressors that maybe challenging your normal physical functions in the way of tossing you attention getting symptoms
  • Medicine addresses dis-ease by measuring symptoms, case history, physical exam, and lab tests
  • No difference here Orthomolecular Nutrition I offer the same system to address
  • Medicine addresses dis-ease by pathology
  • Orthomolecular Nutrition seeks to identify challenges within ones normal physical workings
  • Medical seeks to put together a diagnosis of dis-ease give it a “name”
  • Orthomolecular Nutrition seeks to put together a plan to eliminate specific dietary/lifestyle stressors causing the physical miscommunication and imbalance

We both then offer a treatment plan, Medical can offer drugs, or possibly surgical relief. Orthomolecular Nutrition believes in working in harmony with the physical body and trying to avoid losing necessary body parts & organs and restrengthening what has become weakened.

Does the Orthomolecular Nutritional route take longer in most cases.. that depends on what each unique person is dealing with physically… but there is a vast difference in what feels like instant relief for a brief period, (if you don’t eliminate what caused the problem in the first place, it will in most cases come back and knock on your body’s door) vs. making appropriate lifestyle changes to recreate the cellular/physical harmony your body craves and desires. We usually have to help a person from both a physical as well as emotional level to make these changes with habits that have been learned, and grafted in us emotionally.

Both forms of treatment and approach have their proper place in the care and maintenance of your health.  I believe we live in a world today where we can reap the benefits of both forms of healthcare.

So there ya go folks….. So if what I offer sounds like a route your willing to being rolling down then I’m your gal.. give me a call and lets begin your journey together…. 219-713-4789

Healthfully yours,
Jodi Barnett N.D.
QFA Clinician, Orthomolecular Nutrition Coach,
Raw food coach,

Harvested Health LLC.