What’s in your leaky gut protocol? Perhaps it’s time to expand beyond basic diet and 4/5-R supplements… did you know that many more factors influence permeability, including specific food bioactive compounds, hormones, microbes, antigens, additives, pesticides, mold, and lifestyle practices?…
If you or anyone you know has a history of heart disease, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD, diabetes, insomnia or autism, these are just some of the conditions that have been linked to faulty methylation.
Nature is immediately captivating, but equally relaxing.
In animal studies, tBHQ has been shown to promote a key step in the development of food allergy.
This is why I developed the DVD Breast Wellness: Tools to Prevent and Heal from Breast Cancer with my friend and yoga / meditation instructor Heidi Spear.
Look, I am all for reducing the amount of sugar found in processed foods. But this new product– pending approval in the US (already approved elsewhere) is actually bitter-taste receptor-blocking fungi (myceliu
Weinstock, a gastroenterologist now at Tufts University has found that it may not be the parasites that are causing the problem but their absence!
Written by Alexandria DeVito, MS: Alexandria is a functional nutritionist, Eating Psychology Coach, yoga teacher and personal trainer. With a background in nutrition and fitness, she brings the best of both disciplines to help clients address any areas they may…
Up until now, having a gene SNP in methylation enzymes (such as MTHFR), elevated homocysteine, or before and during pregnancy, has typically prompted the use of supplemental methylation cofactors such as B12, folate, B6 and betaine. Often at higher level…
Low carb or ketogenic diets for cancer may not be news to many already practicing in the Functional Medicine space, but Dr. Fine highlighted some interesting points around the roles of insulin, ketone bodies, glucose, and ROS
Choosing your sunscreen: Decisions, decisions!
Health Inspiration – A Tribute to My Parents
If you can’t buy organic produce, we would still encourage you to buy non-organic fruits and vegetables and enjoy a full array of different types.
Autoimmune disease has increased sharply in the last 50 years.
Dr. Fitzgerald recently asked me to write a case study with essential oils. Many practitioners are aware of essential oils’ potent antimicrobial power.
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…
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.