Dr. Fitzgerald recently asked me to write a case study with essential oils. Many practitioners are aware of essential oils’ potent antimicrobial power.
The oral-systemic disease connection has long been established (recall older recommendations for prophylactic antibiotics before dental work in individuals with endocarditis or joint implants), but with the emerging data on the oral microbiome, new attention is being paid to oral health and the prevention of diseases ranging from cardiovascular to autoimmune and more.
Functional Medicine Works for the Long Haul: An Update on TL, a 2.5-Year-Old Boy with Autism
Nutrigenomics is a growing area of functional medicine and nutrition, and part of the ongoing movement towards increasing personalization of healthcare. Nutrigenomics can play an important role in uncovering metabolic barriers that may be driving symptoms, or risk factors for certain diseases, that may be addressed through diet and lifestyle.
Do you have any food fears? Yesterday, a lovely friend of mine told me that she refused to buy her daughter cherries, despite her daughter pleading for them for weeks.
This Party Coleslaw takes your regular-garden-variety-slaw up a notch or two, both in terms of healthy ingredients and fanciness.
It’s time to rethink how we support methylation.
Reality TVs Biggest Losers Fail to Maintain Weight Loss. Here’s Why.
Tantalize your taste buds and give your cells a boost with this fragrant, delicious spiced rice. I am always looking for good ways to add flavor, as well as nutrient superfoods, and plain ol’ rice is an excellent place to take advantage of all that these spices and herbs have to offer.
A friend of mine from school recently emailed me asking for guidance on testing for EoE. Here are some of the basics I start with: