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How ALS is being reversed through Nutrition

ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is generally considered a death sentence. But what globally respected nutritionist, Coco Newton, owner of Lifetime Nutrition, LLC, found was that it was possible to reverse and stop the disease, Coco set her sights on discovering what was missing. Through years of research, study and practical applications, Coco is working to educate a global network, discovering how the environment, toxins, chemicals and emotions contribute to the denigration of a healthy body. Food, nutritional supplements, detoxification and gut function all contribute to helping the body reverse this debilitating disease. If nutrition can reverse a deadly disease like ALS, what else might we be missing?

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Coco Newton, MPH, RD, CNS is owner of Lifetime Nutrition, LLC, a virtual private practice in Maple City, Michigan.  She has expertise in Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (FMNT) for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases and syndromes. Currently she is devoted to helping patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) throughout the world, collaborating with interest groups, and educating healthcare professionals.
Coco received her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Dietetics/Community Nutrition from the University of California (Davis) and her Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota.  She completed her dietetic internship at the University of California (San Diego) and is a registered dietitian (RD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) through the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists at the American Nutrition Association. Coco co-founded and served on the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Nutrition Advisory Board from 2007-2010. In 2010, she co-founded the University of Kansas’ Nutrition Fellowship Program, a collaborative program through the University’s departments of Integrative Medicine and Dietetics & Nutrition.

 In 2007, Coco served on the state of Michigan Board of Dietetics and Nutrition and championed the repeal of the anti-competitive and discriminatory Dietetics/Nutrition Licensure Law in 2014, the first repeal in the United States. Coco is an active lecturer and advisor to with the mission to educate persons diagnosed with ALS and medical professionals on nutritional protocols to slow, stop, and potentially reverse ALS.

Chapter Publication:

 “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): The Application of Integrative & Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (IFMNT)” published April 2020 by Springer in the textbook: Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles & Practices

Awards from Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM), a practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:

2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

2021 Visionary Award

Website: (ALS specific page)


About :

Elaine M. Grohman has been working in the field of Energy Medicine for nearly 20 years. The experiences of her own Life brought her to delve into the Mystery of our Spirit, Body, Emotions and Mind, and through that search she has sought to help others appreciate their own Life in a greater way. Elaine works with people in the medical fields, as well as having a private practice. She is the author of two books, "The Angels and Me - Experiences of Receiving and Sharing Divine Communication," and "Spirit Awakening - Wisdom for Life and Living." As an Intuitive, Elaine helps others to look beyond the wounds they use to define themselves, so that new and perhaps greater understanding can become known. Through this, we can begin to Heal our World - And Ourselves.

Photos by Laurie Tennent