Through Pain to Victory

A Journey Through Food: The Story of Kathryne Pirtle

Kathryne Pirtle of Performance Without Pain
Kathryne Pirtle of Performance Without Pain

Stephen McCarthy of The McCarthy Project covered a few of the concepts in the book Deep Nutrition, as well as author¬†Kathryne Pirtle of Performance Without Pain tells her story of overcoming pain to live life and perform her absolute best. Catherine Shananhan’s book covered recent research related to nutrition and traditional gene theory. While, Kathryne Pirtle joined Stephen to talk about her journey through pain and struggle with food to gain victory and some ideas on how each of us can improve our performance by eating a non-gmo, organic non-western diet.

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About Kathryne Pirtle:

Kathryne Pirtle is the clarinetist and executive director of the Orion Ensemble, which gives three concert series in Metropolitan Chicago, presents a live, internationally broadcast series on Chicago’s WFMT-FM Fine Arts Radio Network and tours throughout North America. She is principal clarinetist of the Lake Forest Symphony and frequently performs with the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Grant Park Music Festival, The Ravinia Festival Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Pirtle has co-authored a book with Dr. John D. Turner and Sally Fallon called Performance without Pain, which was published in 2006 by New Trends. This book focuses on the modern dietary influences in common inflammatory and degenerative conditions in musicians, athletes, dancers and the general public. It presents a highly effective solution to healing that utilizes nutrient-dense, enzyme-rich, traditional foods. Since 2004, she has given more than 85 workshops around the country and appeared on numerous radio and television shows.