Artificial solutions are dilute, neurotoxins by nature. This is one of the reasons that we here at the Institute strongly promote avoiding artificial sweeteners. However, the Fed Up documentary explained what other important reason for avoiding artificial sweeteners?

What statistics, other than those already mentioned in this quiz, did you gain from the Fed Up documentary?

What were some of the most startling and eye-opening points expressed in the Fed Up documentary?

In your own words, explain why calories are such a poor measuring tool when making food choices?


Instead of our traditional practicum requirement for this learning module, you must take the challenge extended at the end of the Fed Up Documentary. You need to take detailed notes of your daily challenges and emotions and then sum up your 10 day experience and post it below. It will be shared on the KnowYourWellness Facebook page.  We strongly encourage you to not only take the challenge but find as many people as you can to take the 10 day challenge with you and share your experience with others to encourage their awareness.  We also encourage you to hold a “FED UP MOVIE PARTY” where you show the film to others. If the “share on Facebook box” is not visible below, then please go to and post your experiences directly.  While you are there, challenge your friends and remind them that the challenge is to avoid all 56 kinds of sugar additives.


FROM CANDIDA VIDEO: Please read the following hypothetical clinical example and then submit your suggestions. This may not just be from information that you have learned from this e-Learning Module. Include any and all suggestions that you would make in a clinical setting.  This will then be reviewed by your Clinical Advisor. You will receive email feedback with any suggestions.


Female, 24 years old, 5’5″, 210 pounds.

She has had multiple rounds of urinary tract infections and taken lots of antibiotics. She frequently goes to the doctor, not feeling well, but the doctor can’t find much wrong. She is very frustrated because she has so little energy and has a difficult time remembering things.

She has very dry skin, and often itches, even though she doesn’t always break out in a rash. She is overweight, and just can’t seem to get her eating under control. She seemed exhausted even though it was mid-morning. She was carrying a sports drink with her.

She stated by saying that she was very depressed because the doctor couldn’t find anything wrong but she feels sick-all-over. She stated that she craves sugar and can’t seem to say no to sweets. She has tried many times to limit her diet but just can’t seem to lose weight. When she tries to eat right she gets light headed and has to get something to eat. She stated that even though she knows that pizza is not good for her, she seems to crave it and finally ends up buying one. She stated that she has repeated rounds of vaginal yeast infections. She stated that her husband was struggling with remembering things at work and has recently developed fungus on his toenails. She doesn’t like to go places around other people because she is so gassy. She had done the “spit test” and it looked like a jellyfish

In most e-Learning modules we include some notes and references to 5 element theory to help you learn to identify the key elements with their cascading and operator elements.  It is valuable to note that in the case of all systemic (through the whole body) parasites 5 element analysis becomes problematic. 5 Element analysis is a tool to aid in assessing the weakness and strength of given body systems, in the case of systemic parasitical colonization the system that will be most adversely effected differs from person to person.  This type of parasitical fungus will develop and thrive in different parts of the body and a such it will interfere with normal system function of that element.  It is common for it to stress the Fire and Earth element because of the small intestine and stomach effect but this is NOT always the case.  5 element analysis is not a ideal assessment for this imbalance.

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