Dr. Jade Teta is an integrative physician specializing in natural health, fitness and body transformation. He is the co-author of The Metabolic Effect Diet. He completed his undergraduate training at North Carolina State University, earning a bachelors of science in biochemistry. He then went on to study at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington completing his doctorate in naturopathic medicine. Dr. Teta has worked in the fitness and weight loss fields for over 20 years, and is the co-developer of the rest-based training system for personal training and group exercise. He is also the co-founder of the Naturopathic Health Clinic of North Carolina and of the health, fitness and international fat loss company, Metabolic Effect. His background in natural medicine, along with his fitness expertise, has defined his healthcare specialties of hormonal weight loss and functional medicine approaches to chronic disease.
Dr. Teta writes a monthly column for the international alternative medical journal the Townsend Letter called "Exercise Is Medicine," and is a contributing author to the latest edition of The Text of Natural Medicine, the leading natural medical textbook in doctors’ offices and medical schools around the country. Dr. Teta writes and lectures extensively on the subjects of lifestyle medicine, natural health, fitness and weight loss to both health care professionals and the public. He has been a contributing expert on Lifetime TV, Fox News, Onfitness magazine, Oxygen, Delicious and many more. He blogs extensively on the topics of hormonal approaches to building muscle and burning fat, the science of exercise and supplementation, sleep and stress management, the psychology of change and happiness, and that one size does not fit all when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle.