Getting to the Root Cause of Food Sensitivities

An interview with Todd Born, ND

By Natural Medicine Journal

About the Author

Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.

In this podcast, naturopathic physician Todd Born addresses key issues associated with the effective integrative treatment of food sensitivities and intolerances.


Todd A. Born, ND, is in private practice with his wife, Lindsay Jones-Born, ND, at Born Naturopathic Associates, Inc., in Alameda, CA, where he is co-owner and the medical director. Born is product manager, director of new product development, and scientific advisor for Allergy Research Group, LLC, and is editor-in-chief of their Focus Newsletter. He is also a thought leader for the UK-based Clinical Education, a free peer-to-peer service that offers clinicians a closed forum to ask clinical questions and receive evidence-based responses by experts in their fields. Born graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle and completed his residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and its 13 teaching clinics, with rotations at Seattle-area hospitals.

Born’s clinical focus is using integrative medicine to treat chronic disease. He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, ADHD, autsim, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics. He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, and diet and nutrient therapies.