Nutrition Blog

Consultations available for patients and for corporations

Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt has set additional time aside in her schedule to accept phone or Skype consultations to optimize your wellness potential. She also consults with industry and corporations as a key opinion leader in integrative medicine, supplements, nutrition, FDA regulations, and medicinal foods. As a graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and with Masters Degree in Public Health, Dr. Kohlstadt has dedicated her career to helping patients get their health on track by sharing her integrative medicine insights.

At Yale: Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH presents lecutre on NutriBee and Bee Quest

Doctor Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH was invited to present at Yale this weekend introducing the Hopkins Project: NutriBee at their GHIC Conference.

NutriBee is a non-profit 501c3 nationwide project founded by  Dr. Kohlstadt who is the NutriBee Executive Director. NutriBee research is conducted by the Center for Human Nutrition at Johns Hopkins University with support from MetLife Foundation . For more information visit

“Plants help you keep resolutions,” says Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH, integrative medicine physician specialist

Feeling your New Year’s resolve start to fade? Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt explains how plant nutrients can actually help reduce junk food cravings and fatigue, making your goals that much easier to achieve. As a physician who specializes in integrative medicine, you’ll enjoy reading her articles in TIME Magazine, peer review publications, and physician trade-journals.


As a world traveler with a passion for medical anthropology, Dr. Kohlstadt has practiced medicine on all seven continents. This includes having served as Antarctic Medical Director at Palmer Station and McMurdo Station in the late 1990’s. At Palmer Station, named for Nathaniel B. Palmer (usually recognized as the first American to see Antarctica), the maximum population is 46 persons. Her work here assured optimal readiness for medical emergencies. In this photo, Dr. Kohlstadt is pictured with the hardy Antarctic team she lived with for the better part of a year in extreme climate conditions, where temperatures can plummet to -150 degrees with wind chill! At a lecture Dr. Kohlstadt presented, she was jokingly asked, “If that’s the ‘better’ part of a year, what’s the worst?”

Integrative Medicine: Ingrid Kohlstadt at the Maryland State House

Doctor Makes House Calls (House of Delegates) – Having served as a physician on all seven continents including the Antarctic, Dr. Kohlstadt is uniquely qualified to write about her ground-breaking observations in her most recent medical reference textbook of integrative medicine: Advancing Medicine with Food and Nurients. In this photo taken at the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Dr. Kohlstadt stands ready to assist legislators in any emergency as Doctor of the Day. From headaches to heartaches, her emergency skills as a Johns Hopkins trained physician prepare her for making decisions that save lives.

Since 2006, Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH Authors Townsend Letter Column for Integrative Medical Doctors (MD’s), RN’s, CNC’s, DDS’s, and Other Integrative Health Care Professionals

Did you know that Dr. Kohlstadt has been authoring her column for her nutrition doctor colleagues, and health care professionals every month since 2006? Her column is entitled Optimizing Metabolism.

Townsend Letter has a health care practitioner subscription base of over 10,000 integrative medicine physicians (MD’s), Osteopaths (DO’s), Naturopathic Doctors (ND’s), Dentists (DDS’s), PhD Nutritionists, Pharmacists (RPh’s), Nutritionists, Acupuncturists, and more.

What does an integrative medicine physician specialist suggest for you?

First and foremost, a physician specialist who is Board Certified in Nutrition is not quite the same as a nutritionist. Dr. Kohlstadt is an integrative medicine physician, trained at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  As you may already know, many doctors will confide to  you that “We never learned about integrative medicine or about nutrition in medical school.” That’s changing, fortunately.

Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH Lectures at Columbia University at Annual Conference for Integrative Medicine Physicians

Last week, Dr. Kohlstadt was invited to lecture at a annual conference of integrative medicine physicians at Columbia University. Her topic for presentation touched on the role of probiotics in helping to maintain a healthful micobiome balance, and her lecture was well received by physician nutrition specialists who traveled to New York from around the world.

Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH Meets With NAESP Principals; NutriBee Benefits Academic Outcomes

Johns Hopkins Faculty Associate Ingrid Kohlstadt attended the National Association of Elementary School Principals Convention 2013 in Baltimore, MD last week. She presented her Johns Hopkins researched and pilot-studied health intervetion called NutriBee to school leaders in over 20 states.

“This meeting with our nation’s school principals was enlightening, and NutriBee benefits greatly from their enthusiasm and feedback.”