Feel Good with Risa Groux

Feel Good with Risa Groux
“I'm more concerned about the numbers on your tests than I am about the scale.” - Risa Groux

Passionate about good food and feeling good? I’m really excited to talk with Risa Groux, a functional nutritionist who is passionate about helping women figure out the foods that will heal them. You can love food and feel better!

Risa is focused on prevention, root causes, looking at the body as a whole unit — and she’s a data freak. She focuses on data to help figure out the right foods for each individual. Her process with clients includes a detox, testing, and finding the right diet type.

A lot of the tests Risa uses aren’t covered by insurance. We discuss functional medicine, talk about how these tests differ from the tests most doctors run, and why they are important to do.

We talk about: 

  • Weight loss as a side effect
  • Being passionate about good food AND feeling good
  • The difference between detoxing and giving your digestive system a break
  • Why you might not have a diet type that works for you for life
  • Why fiber is important
  • Checking labels and all the toxins in products we use


Calling all women balancing wellness, work, family and self… Learn a 15-minute daily practice and go to bed each night proud of what you got done.

    Doable Changes

    CHECK OUT DIFFERENT FOOD FRAMES. Have you ever tried a diet because somebody else had good results with it? We’re all different. Check out different food frames based on your specifics. Try the FoodFrame quiz on Risa’s site or check out her book.

    GET TESTED. Testing gives a lot of data that can help determine why you aren’t feeling great — and what foods might help you feel better. Functional medicine can give you a lot more information than conventional medicine, and tests often provide different kinds of details to help map out your food. 

    CHECK YOUR LABELS. Look at cosmetics, shampoo, sunscreen, food … What are you putting on or in your body? Where can you get a little cleaner? If that feels daunting, pick one area to focus on. Start with awareness. Then decide what you can cut out and what you could replace with something with fewer toxins.

    From Overwhelm to Ease


    Risa Groux, CN is a Functional Nutritionist and Certified Autoimmune Coach in private practice in Newport Beach, California. She has always been passionate about nutrition and good health. Risa was so concerned about purity that she made her children’s baby food from scratch. Today she is passionate about cooking and creating healthy, nutritious food. She works with a wide array of clients from professional athletes, adults, and kids to the Biggest Loser from season four. Risa works with issues like diabetes, autoimmune disease, cancer, digestion, thyroid, and hormone imbalances, to name a few. Risa firmly believes that the body can heal itself with whole foods we obtain from the earth and sees living proof of that in her office each day. She looks at root causes using functional nutrition guidelines, blood and stool tests, and knows that weight loss is a side effect of wellness.


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