Summer Bock is a Trained Herbalist and Master Fermentationist. Her mission is for everyone to have stellar health by naturally healing their digestion using herbs, ferments and food.

The most important thing I learned about healing with food came from a French scientist’s deathbed.

  When I was in school at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC, I learned something that absolutely floored me. It was what Louis Pasteur, the scientist who influenced everything about the current food system, said on his deathbed: “Bernard was right…the pathogen is nothing; the terrain is everything.” Damn. Pasteur invented pasteurization and…

My Father: A Case Study

I am over-the-top excited about this round of Gut Rebuilding! Yes, more people signed up than ever before. Yee-Haw! Yes, those people have been experiencing shifts RIGHT NOW, in the middle of the program. Sha-zam! I have to say that watching people heal their guts in such a short time is one of my absolute…

The MOST RADICAL food you need to be eating isn’t even on the food pyramid!

I’m going to get radical here for a minute. Hold onto your horses, but consider letting go of what you already know and hear me out. rad·i·cal adjective 1. (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough. “a radical overhaul of the existing regulatory framework” 2.…