I collected examples of products, companies, information and recipes to assist you with implementing The Stress Remedy Master Plan. Since I continually find new products and services, check back often for the most up to date list.
Resources from Dr. Doni Wilson
Dr. Doni’s Websites
Empowering Wellness Naturally Locations
Greenwich area: New England Center for Chronic Pain, Stamford, CT
Long Island: Port Jefferson, NY
Manhattan: near Grand Central Station
Dr. Doni Wilson works one-on-one with patients to identify underlying causes to their health issues and then to determine a highly-individualized and strategic plan for implementing dietary and lifestyle choices, as well as the effective use of natural therapies (nutrients, supplements, herbs, homeopathic remedies and natural hormonal support), with the goal of optimizing wellness.
Food Related Resources
There is a vast array of websites and products that offer food options to support you with implementing The Stress Remedy. Below you’ll find the food related resources that have made a significant difference for my patients and for me.
Gluten and Dairy Free Resources
Dr. Doni’s Gluten-free Pantry
Years ago, when I began eating gluten-free, I started keeping a list of products that taste good and meet my other qualifications as a healthful choice. Check out my list in the gluten free pantry.
Silvana’s Kitchen by Silvana Nardone
My patient, Silvana, wrote a cookbook and created a website with gluten-free and dairy-free recipes aft er we discovered that her son, Isaiah, needed to avoid gluten and dairy.
Elana’s Pantry by Elana Amsterdam
Wellness expert and gluten-free guru Elana Amsterdam is the founder of elanaspantry.com, a website (1 million page views per month) where she shares simple, healthy recipes and lifestyle advice with her readers. She has written articles for magazines and several books focused on eating gluten-free as well as emphasizing protein in each meal.
Clean Plates by Jared Koch
Jared Koch is a nutritionist who wrote a cookbook and created a website and app, all called Clean Plates, with support for eating organic and avoiding food reactions at home and in restaurants.
Order gluten, dairy and egg free breads, bagels, and crackers online from Sami’s Bakery.
Honeyville offers blanched almond flour, which is great for baking and contains more protein that other types of flour.
Vegetarian, Whole Foods and Other Cooking Resources
Breaking the Vicious Cycle
Developed by Elaine Gottschall, Breaking the Vicious Cycle, also known as the specific carbohydrate diet, is a website supporting the book that has helped millions of people heal from intolerance to grains, leaky gut (since before it was called that) and the effects of gluten sensitivity.
Green Kitchen Stories
Green Kitchen Stories is a website offering healthy and simple vegetarian recipes using natural ingredients, whole grains (oft en gluten-free), good fats, fruit and vegetables. Their book, The Green Kitchen, is a helpful resource for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.
My New Roots
My New Roots is a blog by holistic nutritionist Sarah Britton. She shares stories and recipes using whole foods and plant based ingredients (not always glutenfree, but could be easily modified). Her blog posts are very educational and her recipes are creative.
One Hungry Mama
Stacie Billis is a food and parenting writer who posts recipes and tips to make eating healthy food delicious and easy for parents and children. She has some gluten and/or dairy free recipes, and makes it easy to search for them on her blog.
Organic liquid stevia is available from the following companies:
An educational website about the benefits of xylitol where you can learn more and locate products containing xylitol, including gum and toothpaste.
Coconut Palm Sugar
A website providing nutritional information about organic coconut palm sugar.
Order wild caught seafood online from these sources:
Wild Planet Foods:
Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free Protein Bars
Larabar is a company committed to whole and natural ingredients. I especially like the Cherry Pie flavor; the only ingredients are cherries, dates and almonds. Available at most health food stores and grocery stores.
Named for the amount of time it takes to make or break a habit (by the 22nd day you’ll be on your way to healthy eating), these vegan and raw bars are made with organic nuts, seeds and brown rice protein.
Created by nutritionists who are graduates of Bastyr University, my alma mater, these bars are mostly organic. I recommend the flavors containing almonds and brown rice protein.
Vega Vibrancy Bar
A highly nutritious bar made with brown rice, almonds and hemp seeds.
A different kind of granola bar made by Earthling Organics: raw, organic and gluten-free. Made with coconut, almonds, pumpkin seeds, agave nectar figs, cinnamon, ginger and vanilla.
Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free Protein Shakes
The Stress Remedy Program – Dr. Doni’s Pea Protein Shake
I chose organic, non-GMO pea protein this protein powder. It also contains nutrients to support adrenal function as well as chromium and protein to balance carbohydrate metabolism. It can be easily mixed in water or coconut/hemp/rice milk. It comes in vanilla, chocolate and berry flavors, and is sweetened with stevia and xylitol, not sugar.
Innate Vegan Protein
Innate makes this simple and organic, non-GMO pea protein, with vanilla and cinnamon, that is good alone or in combination with another shake.
Mediclear Plus, by Thorne Research, is a rice and pea protein shake with additional nutrients and herbs to support liver detoxification. Unlike many other shakes of this type, the nutrients and herbs in this shake are highly absorb-able and the shake is free of any sweeteners.
Vega One is a pea, hemp seed and brown rice protein shake, designed by an athlete, with additional omega 3 fats, antioxidants, greens, probiotics and vitamins. It comes in various flavors and can be found at many health food stores.
Especially for those who need hypoallergenic and simple ingredients, Nutrabiotic is an organic brown rice protein powder.
Gnosis is raw, organic, vegan and kosher chocolate that is certified gluten and nut free, and sweetened with coconut palm sugar (which is a low glycemic sweetener mainly composed of sucrose).
Not Your Sugar Mamas
Not Your Sugar Mamas make organic, raw, gluten-free, handmade chocolates sweetened with coconut palm sugar. *
Lily’s Sweets makes chocolates sweetened with stevia (zero calorie, natural) and erythritol (sugar alcohol); containing mostly organic ingredients and milk fat (but not casein or whey). *
*Be careful if you are severely allergic to gluten, milk or nuts, because some of these products were made on equipment shared with products containing milk, wheat and/or nuts.
Tea Forte is the Award Winning specialty tea company enjoyed in over 35 countries where it is presented at leading hotels, restaurants, prestige resorts, luxury retailers and natural and specialty grocery stores. Known for the variety and unparalleled quality of handcraft ed teas, design-driven accessories, exquisite packaging and opulent approach, Tea Forte re-imagines and re-defines the tea experience by delivering a delighting and luxuriant encounter.
Clipper offers fair trade and organic teas, only using the purest ingredients of the highest quality in their tea, coffee and drinking chocolate.
Traditional Medicinal specializes in wellness teas which are herbal supplements specifically created with high quality herbs and blended using millennia-old knowledge contained within the world’s great herbal traditions. All TM teas are non-GMO, as well as certified organic, fair trade certified and kosher whenever possible.
There are certain companies that meet higher standards of quality in the production of supplements. Below are the companies I look to for safe and effective products. You can also find the exact companies and products that I recommend at www.thestressremedy.com/store. Another helpful resource for identifying quality products is www.thestressremedy.com/suppfinder.
- Designs for Heal Thenzyme Science
- Gaia Herbs
- JHS Natural Products
- Klaire Labs and Prothera
- Innate Response
- Integrative Therapeutics Inc.
- Metabolic Maintenance
- Natural Health International
- North American Pharmacal
- Nordic Naturals
- Protocol for Life Balance
- Pure Encapsulations
- Restorative Formulations
- Scientific Botanicals
- Thorne Research
- Vital Nutrients
- Wise Woman Herbals
Find a Practitioner (By profession)
If you need more help applying the information in The Stress Remedy, have a more complicated case or need to meet with a practitioner in order to complete the testing recommended in this book, visit www.DoctorDoni.com to arrange for a consultation with Dr. Doni Wilson. And if you prefer to find a practitioner in your local area, here are some resources for you.
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
The national organization representing naturopathic physicians and the naturopathic profession in the U.S, the AANP offers a “find a doctor” feature on their website.
Bastyr University Alumni
Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a doctorate program in naturopathic medicine, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, the University has a primary campus in Kenmore, Washington, and a second campus in San Diego, California. Find a Bastyr graduate through the Bastyr website.
Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians
The Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians expands and disseminates knowledge about best practices in naturopathic medical care for the pediatric population. There is a “find a doctor” feature on the PedANP website.
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
The Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians is a professional association of naturopathic physicians and doctors who work with people living with cancer. Find a naturopathic doctor who is a member of the OncANP at the website, and also a list of Board-certified naturopathic oncologists.
New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians
The New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians represents naturopathic doctors in the state of New York. Visit the website for information and to find an ND in New York. Each state will have an association of licensed naturopathic doctors, so search online for your location.
Naturopathic Medical Schools and Accreditation
Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges
The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) was established in February 2001, to propel and foster the naturopathic medical profession by actively supporting the academic efforts of accredited and recognized schools of naturopathic medicine. AANMC provides information about each of the accredited naturopathic medical schools, as well as the educational requirements for admission and graduation.
Council on Naturopathic Medical Education
Founded in 1978, CNME is accepted as the programmatic accrediting agency for naturopathic medical education by the four-year naturopathic colleges and programs in the United States and Canada, by the American and Canadian national naturopathic professional associations, and by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE). CNME advocates for high standards in naturopathic education, and its grant of accreditation to a program indicates prospective students and the public may have confidence in the educational quality of the program.
Holistic and Functional Medicine Doctors
Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine
The Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM) is the leading non-profit medical association to support cross disciplinary collaboration and was formed to provide education, clinical research and cutting edge protocols which empower physicians to more effectively treat their patients and build their practices through the use of herbal, nutritional and bio-identical hormone medicines. Find a provider through their website.
American Holistic Medical Association
The American Holistic Medical Association is a nonprofit association representing holistic practitioners, organizational leaders, supporters, authors, and speakers, collectively providing the voices necessary for continued progress in the transformation of healthcare. Find a provider through their website.
The Institute for Functional Medicine
In 1991 Jeffrey and Susan Bland founded and funded The Institute for Functional Medicine with the mission to both educate and provide clinical support for the implementation of functional medicine across disciplines within the healthcare sector. The charter of The Institute for Functional Medicine was conceived by its founders as a systems-biology approach to the prevention and management of chronic disease utilizing appropriate tools including nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, environment, structural, cognitive, emotional, and pharmaceutical therapies to meet the individual needs of the patient. IFM provides a list of practitioners who have completed their five-day course, “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice.”
As discussed in Chapter 8, here are some resources to help you find a personal trainer:
Mike DiSapio is a personal trainer who focuses not just on the musculo-skeletal system but also on how multiple factors, such as hormonal balance, nutrition, digestive health, and stress can effect exercise, and how exercise can affect those factors. Mike is certified as a CHEK Exercise Coach and is qualified to perform comprehensive postural analysis and physiological load assessments to aid him in exercise selection and modifications for common imbalances in the body.
C.H.E.K Practitioners are specialists in Corrective Exercise and High performance Kinesiology. They are trained in assessment techniques and individualized application of exercise and exercise programs. There is a find a practitioner feature on their website.
National Federation of Personal Trainers
ACE Certified Personal Trainers
Call your local gym, because they often have personal trainers on staff.
Here are resources for learning more about the types of emotional therapy mentioned in Chapter 10, and to help you find a practitioner near you.
Eye Movement Desensitizing and Reprocessing (EMDR)
The EMDR Institute™, founded by Dr Francine Shapiro in 1990, offers quality trainings in the EMDR™ methodology, a treatment approach which has been empirically validated in over 24 randomized studies of trauma victims. An additional 24 studies have demonstrated positive effects for the eye movement component used in EMDR therapy. All EMDR Institute instructors have been personally trained and approved by Dr Shapiro.
The Institute for Core Energetics offers training programs leading to Core Energetics practitioner certification as well as dynamic programs for personal growth in an exciting and supportive learning community.
The NACBT is the leading organization dedicated exclusively to supporting, promoting, teaching, and developing cognitive-behavioral therapy and those who practice it.
Labs and Testing
Pacific BioTesting offers food sensitivity panels (IgG and IgA) via a finger prick. Order the kit for self-testing at www.thestressremedy.com/foodpanels.
The leading laboratory in the evaluation of salivary cortisol and urinary neurotransmitter levels, as well as immunological testing for Lyme.
Metametrix Clinical Laboratory and Genova Diagnostics
Genova and Metametrix have joined as one laboratory, with three locations, offering cutting-edge technology for the measurement of IgG food reactions, nutritional insufficiencies, metabolic dysfunction, microbial imbalances and toxic influences on health. They offer a stool analysis with DNA identification of microbiota and a salivary test for gluten sensitivity.
Metabolic Solutions specializes in the non-invasive assessment of digestive health including breath tests for fructose malabsorption, H. pylori and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Doctor’s Data is a clinical laboratory specializing in the assessment of heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, hepatic detoxification, metabolic abnormalities, and diseases of environmental origin. They offer drinking water analysis.
The doctors of Dunwoody Labs have created a series of lab tests that are useful in diagnosing and helping treat conditions commonly addressed by functional and integrative medicine. They offer a zonulin test.
Helpful Tools and Products
There are many wonderful tools and products available, from apps for your mobile device, to books, containers, filters and websites that will help guide you toward optimal health.
Apps for Mobile Devices
Seafoodwatch allows you to quickly look up the safest fish to eat.
Sleep Cycle Calculator
Sleep cycle will calculate your quality of sleep.
Period tracker keeps track of your menstrual cycle.
Is That Gluten Free?
Wondering if a product is gluten-free? Use this app to guide you while shopping.
Clean Plates—Healthy Restaurants
Clean Plates enables you to quickly search for restaurants, wherever you are, that meet your dietary choices.
This simple to use iPhone App with iOS Sensor takes a pulse reading from your earlobe, and instantly displays your heart rhythm pattern while guiding you to increased inner balance.
GPS for the Soul
This iPhone app measures your heart rate and heart rate variability, which taken together, indicate your level of balance and harmony.
In addition, be sure to search on your smartphone for apps to meet your needs as new apps come out everyday.
Websites to Help You Clean Up Your Environment and De-Stress
Institute of HeartMath
The Institute of HeartMath is an internationally recognized nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to helping people reduce stress, self-regulate emotions and build energy and resilience for healthy, happy lives. HeartMath tools, technology and training teach people to rely on the intelligence of their hearts in concert with their minds at home, school, work and play.
Environmental Working Group
According to their website, EWG is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization. Check their website for consumer guides such as the EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce and EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning.
The Organic Authority has a website filled with articles, recipes and facts about organic living.
Non GMO Project
This is a helpful website for finding food and products that are not genetically modified.
Community Supported Agriculture
To find a CSA farm in your area, where you can sign up to receive farm-fresh produce weekly from a local farm, check this website.
Cinco Vidas by Britta Aragon
Britta Aragon is an expert in toxin-free skin products. She created a skin care line and wrote a book to support patients with cancer, When Cancer Hits.
Check your dishes for lead with this quick device.
Water Filters and Bottled Water
Aquasana offers home water filter system as well as drinking water filters and shower filters.
Pur makes several types of water filters, including a filter that fits easily onto your faucet and removes 99% of lead, microbial cysts, pharmaceuticals and 97% of chlorine.
Brita offers both pitchers and water bottles that filter water.
When you have to choose bottled water, Neo Water is a great option. It is filtered, then electrolytes and minerals are added back in, and it is sold in BPA free bottles.
www.thestressremedy.com/drinkhint For those of you who like a little flavor in your water, Hint Water is a good option because it is filtered water with natural fruit flavor, but without sugar.
Toxin Free Personal and Home Products
Kiss My Face
Kiss My Face makes lotions, soaps and oral care for adults and children that are sure to be free of toxins.
For home cleaning, laundry and personal care products that are safe for you and the environment, choose Seventh Generation.
A family business making certified organic sunscreen and other skin care products that are chemical-free and gluten-free.
Ecos makes earth friendly home cleaning products without toxins, petrochemicals, bleach, ammonia, phosphates or other harmful ingredients.
Angelina Organic Skincare
Angelina Organic Skincare is made with fresh, fair trade ingredients including vitamins, minerals, and herbal extracts.
Butter London Nail Polish
Nail polish without toxins is available from Butter London.
Aveda makes hair and skin products that are naturally derived, organic and free of parabens and sodium lauryl sulfate.
www.thestressremedy.com/cvskinlabs CV Skinlabs specializes in creating skin repair products, especially for sensitive skin, that are safe, non-toxic and effective for healing. Developed by Britta Aragon, Rescue + Relief Spray is one of my favorites for eczema, psoriasis, sunburn and more.
Candles made with vegetable wax and essential oils are available from Neom Organics.
Beneficial Products, Inc.
“World’s Finest” Natural Ear Plugs.
Toxin-free Cookware, Bottles, Dishes, Utensils, and Food Storage Containers
Ozeri offers ceramic cookware with an ultra-safe coating from Germany that is 100% PTFE and PFOA free (no heavy metals or chemicals). Their innovative pans deliver unprecedented non-stick performance without releasing harmful fumes or toxins at high temperatures.
Lifefactory offers BPA-free and dishwasher safe, reusable glass bottles. They are available in muliple sizes, with a Flip Cap or a Classic Cap. All components are made in the U.S. or Europe.
Organic, toxin-free bamboo dishes and utensils that are handcrafted.
Tempered glass food containers for children and adults.
Farberware offers BPA free and eco-friendly plastic containers.
Re-Play has BPA-free recycled dishes and utensils for toddlers.
Non-Toxic Personal Blenders
The Tribest PB-250 BPA free Personal Blender and the Tribest PB-300 glass Mason Jar Personal Blender are both BPA free with a washable blending cup.
A BPA free bottle for blending your protein shake with wire wisk.
Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has created books, CDS and more to support you with meditation and relaxation.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream and society. Find his CDs, books and tapes online.
Paul Epstein, ND
Dr. Paul Epstein is a naturopathic doctor specializing in mind-body medicine and mindful healing. His lectures and book are gentle guides to increase mindfulness.
Barry Goldstein Music
Music by Barry Goldstein – made to open the heart, feed the mind, nourish the soul and assist our bodies in moving back to our natural state….health!
Quiet Joy, from HeartMath
A selection from Doc Childre’s award winning releases Heart Zones and Speed of Balance, representing the more serene and peaceful side of Doc’s musical style. Designed to renew, center and refocus. This music has been effectively used by health professionals to help stabilize emotions and resolve nervous system chaos.
Books Recommended by Dr. Doni
- Life by Design, by Dr. Rick Brinkman
- Getting Past Your Past, by Dr. Francine Shapiro
- Clean, Lean & Green, by Dr. Walter Crinnion
- 8 Weeks to Women’s Wellness, by Dr. Marianne Marchese
- Total Wellness, by Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
- The Anti-inflammation Diet and Recipe Book, by Dr. Jessica Black
- Cooking for Isaiah, Gluten-free and Dairy-free Recipes, by Silvana Nardone
- The Gluten-free Almond Flour Cookbook, by Elana Amsterdam
- The Clean Plates Cookbook, by Jared Koch
- Taking Charge of Your Fertility, by Toni Weschler
- What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Menopause, by Dr. John Lee
- The Vortex, by Esther and Jerry Hicks
- Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness & Transform Your Life, by Lauren Mackler
- Love for No Reason, by Marci Shimoff
- The Happiness Trap, by Russ Harris
- Happiness Through Meditation, by Paul Epstein, ND
- Mindfulness Meditation, by Tara Brach
- When Cancer Hits, by Britta Aragon
- Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry by Elana Amsterdam
- Against All Grain by Danielle Walker
- Make-Ahead Paleo by Tammy Credicott
- The Paleo Approach by Sarah Ballantyne
Click here to view the recipes included in The Stress Remedy.