Cancer Fighting Foods Summit
The Cancer-Fighting Properties of Common Culinary Herbs
About the speaker
Dr Sally Lamont
Naturopath and Acupuncturist
Dr. Sally LaMont is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist with three decades of experience in functional medicine. She specializes in using food as medicine in her practice and website, DrSallysKitchen.com.
Dr. LaMont works with a range of chronic health problems, including digestive, thyroid, adrenal and female hormone imbalances, brain fog and early dementia in her practice at the Marin Natural Medicine Clinic in Larkspur, California. She has completed the Institute For Functional Medicine’s Advanced Training in The Bredesen Protocol to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline and the Buck Institute of Aging. She is passionate about identifying and reversing the drivers of chronic disease and dementia their earliest stages.
Using state of-the-art laboratory testing to identify the root causes, she develops personalized natural treatment protocols. Dr. LaMont integrates diet, nutritional and botanical medicine with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and often uses acupuncture and Chinese herbs as foundational therapies to reduce pain, restore balance, and promote optimal health.
As prior Executive Director of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association, Dr. LaMont led the successful legislative campaign to license naturopathic doctors (NDs) in California, setting professional standards and granting 38 million Californians access to naturopathic medical care.
In 2001, she was honored as “Physician of the Year” by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for her leadership and contribution to shaping health policy in the United States. Known for her passionate delivery, Dr. LaMont has served on faculty at San Francisco State University and lectured at UCSF, Stanford, and UC Irvine and enjoys educating both the public and other health care professionals.
Dr. LaMont earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 1981 from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine and her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine in 1986 at Emperor’s College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA). Her passions in life are cooking, writing, yoga, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
An additional note: Dr. LaMont had the profound experience of supporting her first husband, John LaMont, M.D., a family practitioner, through his life and death from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1992. Dr. John lived for 16 years with this cancer, and as one of the first medical doctors interested in nutrition and natural therapies, he pursued virtually all known alternative and conventional treatment modalities. Together, they explored a variety of dietary interventions, including the use of intravenous nutrients, traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine, in addition to conventional chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant and as a participant in the early monoclonal antibody trials at Stanford.