Dr. Barrett has a deep passion for health and wellness, having founded Wellness Couture after realizing conventional medicine can fail to improve chronic health ailments because it often ignores the unique aspects of an individual’s chemical makeup.
"Gut microbiota (formerly called gut flora) is the name given today to the microbe population living in our intestine. Our gut microbiota contains tens of trillions of microorganisms, including at least 1000 different species of known bacteria with more than 3 million genes (150 times more than human genes)."
Dr. Barrett will gather all the information from your testing and create a personalized nutrition plan catered to your micronutrient requirements.
Dr. Barrett is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and a Institute for Functional Medicine Trained Practitioner practicing Functional Medicine or “root cause medicine,” focusing on the Gut Microbiome. Dr. Barrett received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Community Health Education from Hunter College and obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from New York University.
Among the most popular Group Fitness Instructors of Equinox’s Signature program “Precision Running”, coaching at the Equinox Wall Street, Flatiron and Gramercy locations.
Dr. Barrett, founder and CEO of Wellness Couture, Dr. Barrett is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and an Institute for Functional Medicine Trained Practitioner practicing Functional Medicine or “root cause medicine,” focusing on the Gut Microbiome. Dr. Barrett spearheaded the Advanced Food & Nutrient Testing Program at Cenegenics, and has partnered with many other medical practices to consult and provide the most cutting-edge nutrition services focused around the Gut Microbiome. Dr. Barrett practices the Hippocrates philosophy - “Food is thy Medicine.”
A lifelong runner, competing in x-country, track & field, and the NYC Marathon, Dr. Barrett also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and formally among the most popular Group Fitness Instructors and running coach of Equinox’s Signature program “Precision Running”, and Rise by WeWork, coaching the Rise + Run team.
Dr. Barrett, known as the “Gut health Guru” understands every cell in our body requires proper nutrition. The Average person carries 100 trillion microbes responsible for essential cell function - our epigenetics, mood, energy levels, cravings and ultimately associated with the pathogenesis of many of the inflammatory diseases and infections modern society struggles with today and equating to our overall health and well being.
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