Mold Detox Diet – Module 3 Detoxification Strategies

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In this final MDD Module, we will go into detail on the different types of diet needed for mold detox. Handouts for each of these diets are part of this module and can give you the specifics of what and what not to eat. Please watch all 8 videos all of the way through to help decide where you need to start.

This is a general overview that you will learn from each video in this module: 

Video 1 discusses the most common diets used and which are the most effective in mold detoxification. 

Video 2 discusses why it is common to have “withdraw” symptoms when changing to an anti-inflammatory diet, and how to recognize the symptoms, when to expect symptoms and how to minimize the discomfort.

 In Video 3 you will learn about teas, the specific properties of medicinal teas, and which teas to add to your diet that can support detoxification.

 In Video 4 we will discuss why the Auto Immune Paleo diet is anti-inflammatory, the foods included and excluded in this diet, how to plan meals, how to prepare for snacks and on-the-go tips, and how to use rotation to expedite your detoxification. Also, included is guidance on when and how to re-introduce foods.

In VIDEO 5 we will teach you step-by-step on how to follow the AIP diet changes and why a particular order is necessary and how to use supplements to support gut healing. 

VIDEO 6 discusses what foods are highest in histamine, and how to get started in healing from histamine intolerance with diet and supplementation. How to use minerals, supplements, and medications to control the discomfort of excessive histamine. 

In VIDEO 7 you will learn why Candida overgrowth is common with mold exposure and what the risk factors and symptoms of Candida overgrowth are. Also discussed are foods that should be removed to prevent further yeast overgrowth. 

In VIDEO 8 you will learn what small intestinal bacteria overgrowth is, and how to treat using a Low FODMAP diet. FODMAPs are explained and how to implement this diet, and when to ask for help from a professional.

About this Contributor

Dr. Gail Clayton, DCN, CNS, MS, RPh is a Registered Pharmacist, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Functional Medicine. She holds a Master and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Nutrition. In addition, she has a thriving functional medicine practice in Houston, TX and online. Her ability to grasp complex biochemical reactions along with knowledge of biochemical healing properties of botanicals paved the way for her to partner up with Dr. Margaret in creating the Mold Detox Diet and the Advanced Mold Immune courses to share their knowledge and approaches to guide patients and practitioners to recovery. Dr. Clayton may be reached at

Margaret B. Christensen MD, FACOG, IFMCP, ABOIM has been an Institute for Functional Medicine faculty member for 13 years. Dr. Christensen first became interested in functional medicine 19 years ago when trying to solve the riddle of her and her family’s complex health challenges– unbeknownst to her at the time were consequences of severe toxic mold exposure.  She became intimately familiar with Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Autoimmune, Hormonal, Neurological and Psychiatric consequences of unrecognized Biotoxin illness. A board-certified OB-GYN for 23 years, her initial boutique Functional Medicine practice has grown into The Carpathia Collaborative, a large multidisciplinary, Functional Medicine Practice based in Dallas TX. Dr. Christensen is passionate about educating her clients and colleagues about root cause, whole-systems medicine.