There’s plenty of fancy titles and accreditation these days to help people “prove” that they have it all figured out when it comes to health.

Truth is, labels don’t mean much. The best healers and coaches I know don’t have a bunch of letters behind their name. They don’t wear white coats, and they don’t work out of a clinic.

Not that any of those things don’t have merit, but, they don’t guarantee success in any way. In fact, many of them guarantee misery and failure.


When you’re the 3rd leading cause of PREVENTABLE deaths…something is amiss. You don’t need a degree to figure that one out. Just some common sense.


So when I became an expert on helping people heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, mostly digestive and autoimmune related, it wasn’t from following doctors, ND’s, or the like.

It came from my personal experience.

See, there’s knowledge and there’s wisdom. Don’t confuse them with each other because they aren’t the same.

Knowledge is what you can pick up from a book. From talking to someone in your field. And this is good, but it won’t trump wisdom.

Wisdom comes from your EXPERIENCES. From a KNOWING. Not from theory or guessing.

Imagine you want to go to Paris. You have two choices.

One, you pick up a book, scan the inter webs, and otherwise read up on what you can about what to visit and make the most of your trip.

Two, you could “interview” a friend, someone who has lived in Paris for 20 years, has been to all the shops, the restaurants, and the attractions. Someone who has experienced everything Paris has to offer, and is willing to pass that information on to you.

Which do you pick?

This is the difference between losing and winning with your health.

The reason I have been able to help so many people isn’t because of knowledge (even though I did read a lot of books and articles along the way). It’s because of the WISDOM I was able to accumulate when I had to overcome 13 chronic disease conditions (rooted in digestive and autoimmune problems) largely by myself.

There’s things I know that no one else can know, UNLESS they experienced them themselves and succeeded. It just isn’t possible to TRULY understand a person in their health plight, if you haven’t “been there, done that”.

And as a result, it makes it a lot tougher to help those who are suffering, because you’re guessing.

I don’t like to guess. I like to know. And when you completely burn out your body and have to rebuild it from scratch, you tend to KNOW a lot of things, that others can’t.

It was my heavy burden for 7 years, but I turned it into my gift.

So, now you know why I don’t speak from an ivory tower, but from a place of understanding, wisdom, and knowledge. This is why I can confidently, and humbly, direct you properly to your final desired destination.

If you have any digestive or autoimmune disease, chances are, I can help you fix it. My story, and my testimonials, prove it.

So are you going to keep feeding the systems that have no testimonials, a piss poor track record, and have done damn near nothing for you?

Are you going to just keep going to your health professional out of loyalty to them? Or are you going to become LOYAL to YOU, your health, and your RESULTS?

Better pick right, otherwise, you’ll have a lifetime of suffering as the fall out.

I’m here to make sure you don’t, but it takes two to make a change. One with the path, one with the motivation. I’ll provide the first.

You can learn more through the THRIVE Academy.

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Derek Henry

Derek Henry, Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Academy, used nutrition, supplementation, and a holistic lifestyle to naturally unravel 13 chronic disease conditions that conventional or alternative medical professionals couldn't help him resolve. As a result of this one-in-a-million health transformation and the knowledge acquired in the process, he now educates, coaches, and inspires others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. Since 2014, he has helped his THRIVE Academy participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, primarily related to digestive and autoimmune concerns.

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