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About Tribeca Functional Nutrition

Tribeca Functional Nutrition was formed in 2018, by Michael Yurich, after he completed the Human Nutrition master's program at the University of Bridgeport and he has been serving the community ever since. Michael is truly passionate about working with and alongside you in your unique journey.

At Tribeca Functional Nutrition, we specialize and love helping people with:
  • increasing energy levels
  • achieving goals for body composition
  • supporting immune and digestive function
  • improving symptoms that may stem from inflammation
  • improving lab markers (cholesterol, glucose, vitamins, etc.)
  • supporting methylation and antioxidant status
  • decreasing mitochondrial dysfunction
  • becoming an unstoppable force!
     
Every year, the scientific evidence is becoming more clear that most chronic conditions can be supported by alternative health modalities and lifestyle changes including diet, nutrient supplementation, chiropractic, as well as physical and social activities. These health conditions include all of the following (and more!):
  • The very large spectrum of autoimmmune disorders
  • The very large spectrum of malignant disorders (i.e. cancer)
  • Cardiovascular-related issues such as hypertension
  • Prediabetes and Metabolic syndrome (MetS)
  • Type II Diabetes, NAFLD, and PCOS
  • GERD, Celiac's disease, and non-Celiac gluten sensitivities
  • IBS, SIBO, and SIFO
  • Autism and ADHD
  • Lyme, HIV, mold, candida, and other chronic infections
  • Histamine and mast cell disorders
  • Allergies, asthma, and eczema
  • COPD and other respiratory disorders
  • Depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease and ALS
  • Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia
  • Epilepsy and chronic headaches (including migraines)
  • Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis
  • Female and male hormonal imbalances
  • Maintenance of pre-, peri-, and postnatal nutritional status
  • Maintenance of newborn and elderly nutritional status

Michael's Story

Michael Yurich.
Michael Yurich experienced a major life-changing event at age 28 when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. While it was no walk in the park at the time, he now considers himself lucky to have experienced this event. He quickly realized that changing his lifestyle was the best option for reducing his risk of acquiring additional chronic diseases down the road, including the recurrence of cancer.

Specific lifestyle changes that Michael made include dietary changes and use of nutrient supplementation; physical activity including high-intensity interval training, aerobic exercise, and yoga; as well as chiropractic and meditation to support all three aspects of overall wellness--physical, chemical, and emotional. It has been 15 years since making this health transformation and Michael has never looked back. 
More importantly, the health challenges helped him to discover his passion and life mission to share his knowledge with the community.  He hopes that everyone will have the opportunity to learn and understand the power of nutrition and other lifestyle factors that contribute to the maintenance of a high quality of life, from infancy all the way through to the senior years. Michael Yurich is a clinical nutritionist trained under the functional model of medicine and is based in Fort Myers, Florida.

Michael has a bachelor's degree in Biology from SUNY Farmingdale State College and a master's degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. Prior to his work as a clinical nutritionist, he worked as a clinical laboratory scientist, specializing in cancer genetics, in several New York hospitals and commercial laboratories. Moreover, his skill in filtering reliable research to formulate the best nutrition plan for his clients is like no other.
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